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Maine Certified Vegetable Production Course
September 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A multi-session course designed to successfully equip individuals with practical skills and knowledge for growing and harvesting vegetables in Maine. In this hands-on course you will not only discuss, see, and learn several aspects of vegetable production in Maine, but will also develop plans relevant to your land to succeed in your vegetable production endeavors.
This course is intended for individuals who have access to land and are in the beginning stages of planning a farm or personal, school, or community garden for vegetable production. This course could also be suited for individuals who are looking to redesign or expand their existing vegetable farm or garden and are interested in broadening their knowledge base.
Dates: Tuesdays, Aug. 14, 21, 28, Sept. 4, and Wednesday, Sept. 12
Location: UMaine Regional Learning Center, Falmouth, ME (5th session at a local farm)
Instructors: Sustainable Agriculture Professional Jason Lilley, and Horticulturist Pamela Hargest
$50 per person includes a copy of the New England Vegetable Management Guide and the Northeast Vegetable and Strawberry Pest Identification Guide.
For more information or to register, visit extension.umaine.edu/cumberland/.