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August 2018

Maine Certified Vegetable Production Course

August 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 4, 2018

One event on September 12, 2018 at 5:00pm

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$50

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…

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Cooking for Crowds (Van Buren)

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Van Buren Community Center, 130 Champlain Street
Van Buren, ME 04785 United States
$15

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other services to the community. But cooking for a crowd is tricky. How do you store all that food? When is the food completely cooked? How long can you leave food on the buffet table? Join UMaine nutrition education professional Lisa Fishman in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds, a…

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Maine Certified Vegetable Production Course

August 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 4, 2018

One event on September 12, 2018 at 5:00pm

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$50

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…

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Cooking for Crowds (Fort Kent)

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fort Kent Community High School, 84 Pleasant St.
Fort Kent, ME 04743 United States
$15

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other services to the community. But cooking for a crowd is tricky. How do you store all that food? When is the food completely cooked? How long can you leave food on the buffet table? Join UMaine nutrition education professional Lisa Fishman in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds, a…

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Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

August 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 2, 2018

Whiting Farm, 876 Summer Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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$220

The program provides participants with at least 40 hours of in-depth training in the art and science of horticulture. Trainees receive current, research-based information from UMaine Extension educators and industry experts. In return, trained Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise for related activities in their communities. Whiting Farm is a "working four-season farm dedicated to community enrichment, education and the support of people with disabilities." Gleaning at Whiting Farm during the harvest season is scheduled as one of the…

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Maine Certified Vegetable Production Course

August 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 4, 2018

One event on September 12, 2018 at 5:00pm

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$50

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…

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Food Preservation Hands-On Workshop (Skowhegan)

August 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Somerset County Office, 7 County Drive
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
$10

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use pressure canners and water bath canners to preserve pickles, jam, and vegetables. Learn from the experts. Fresh produce and canning jars will be provided. Workshops are taught by UMaine Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers.  

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4-H Summer Kids Can Can Program (Wells)

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 31, 2018 at 1:00pm

Wells Reserve at Laudholm, 342 Laudholm Farm Road
Wells, ME 04090 United States
$5

Strawberry jam, pickles, and salsa — all of these foods can be made from scratch with fruits and vegetables grown in your own garden. Join UMaine Extension staff and volunteers in this hands-on, interactive program that will teach participants how to grow and preserve the garden’s harvest. Each session will begin at Laudholm Farm as we harvest the fruits and vegetables needed to make jam, pickles, salsa, and more. Then we’ll move to the kitchen and prepare a batch of…

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September 2018

Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

September 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 2, 2018

Whiting Farm, 876 Summer Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
+ Google Map
$220

The program provides participants with at least 40 hours of in-depth training in the art and science of horticulture. Trainees receive current, research-based information from UMaine Extension educators and industry experts. In return, trained Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise for related activities in their communities. Whiting Farm is a "working four-season farm dedicated to community enrichment, education and the support of people with disabilities." Gleaning at Whiting Farm during the harvest season is scheduled as one of the…

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Maine Certified Vegetable Production Course

September 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 4, 2018

One event on September 12, 2018 at 5:00pm

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$50

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…

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Preserving Salsa (Cape Elizabeth)

September 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alewives Brook Farm, 83 Old Ocean House Road
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107 United States
$20

Ever wonder how to best preserve your homemade salsa? This University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basics of canning, including how to use a water bath canner to safely preserve salsa. Learn from the experts. Fresh produce and canning jars will be provided. Participants are requested to bring a pot holder to the workshop.

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Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

September 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 2, 2018

Whiting Farm, 876 Summer Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
+ Google Map
$220

The program provides participants with at least 40 hours of in-depth training in the art and science of horticulture. Trainees receive current, research-based information from UMaine Extension educators and industry experts. In return, trained Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise for related activities in their communities. Whiting Farm is a "working four-season farm dedicated to community enrichment, education and the support of people with disabilities." Gleaning at Whiting Farm during the harvest season is scheduled as one of the…

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4-H Reflection Tool Listening and Feedback Sessions for Volunteers

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 11, 2018 at 6:00pm

Free

Maine 4-H is excited to roll out new 4-H project records, reflection tools and opportunities for digital badges. A team has been working to design the new records aligned with research and connections to Maine’s commitment to proficiency based education in mind. These won't be perfect, and the team invites participants to try them out and be part of the process. Participate in live feedback sessions on Oct. 17, 2017; Nov. 8, 2017; Jan. 23, 2018, March 28, 2018 and Sept. 11, 2018, 6–8 p.m. These will…

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Maine Certified Vegetable Production Course

September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 4, 2018

One event on September 12, 2018 at 5:00pm

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
$50

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…

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Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

September 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 2, 2018

Whiting Farm, 876 Summer Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
+ Google Map
$220

The program provides participants with at least 40 hours of in-depth training in the art and science of horticulture. Trainees receive current, research-based information from UMaine Extension educators and industry experts. In return, trained Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise for related activities in their communities. Whiting Farm is a "working four-season farm dedicated to community enrichment, education and the support of people with disabilities." Gleaning at Whiting Farm during the harvest season is scheduled as one of the…

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Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 2, 2018

Whiting Farm, 876 Summer Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
+ Google Map
$220

The program provides participants with at least 40 hours of in-depth training in the art and science of horticulture. Trainees receive current, research-based information from UMaine Extension educators and industry experts. In return, trained Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise for related activities in their communities. Whiting Farm is a "working four-season farm dedicated to community enrichment, education and the support of people with disabilities." Gleaning at Whiting Farm during the harvest season is scheduled as one of the…

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October 2018

Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 2, 2018

Whiting Farm, 876 Summer Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
+ Google Map
$220

The program provides participants with at least 40 hours of in-depth training in the art and science of horticulture. Trainees receive current, research-based information from UMaine Extension educators and industry experts. In return, trained Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise for related activities in their communities. Whiting Farm is a "working four-season farm dedicated to community enrichment, education and the support of people with disabilities." Gleaning at Whiting Farm during the harvest season is scheduled as one of the…

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2018 Maine Compost School

October 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 18, 2018

One event on October 19, 2018 at 8:00am

Highmoor Farm, 52 US Route 202
Monmouth, ME 04259 United States
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$525

The Maine Compost School is the nation’s longest continually running compost education program. This session takes place Oct. 15–19, 2018, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (except Friday 8 a.m.–3 p.m.) Registration fee includes all instructional material, refreshments at breaks, lunches on Monday through Friday, assorted publications, a composting video series, and field trip. To register for online, visit extension.umaine.edu/register/product/2018-maine-compost-school/.

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2018 Maine Compost School

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 18, 2018

One event on October 19, 2018 at 8:00am

Highmoor Farm, 52 US Route 202
Monmouth, ME 04259 United States
+ Google Map
$525

The Maine Compost School is the nation’s longest continually running compost education program. This session takes place Oct. 15–19, 2018, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (except Friday 8 a.m.–3 p.m.) Registration fee includes all instructional material, refreshments at breaks, lunches on Monday through Friday, assorted publications, a composting video series, and field trip. To register for online, visit extension.umaine.edu/register/product/2018-maine-compost-school/.

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2018 Maine Compost School

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 18, 2018

One event on October 19, 2018 at 8:00am

Highmoor Farm, 52 US Route 202
Monmouth, ME 04259 United States
+ Google Map
$525

The Maine Compost School is the nation’s longest continually running compost education program. This session takes place Oct. 15–19, 2018, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (except Friday 8 a.m.–3 p.m.) Registration fee includes all instructional material, refreshments at breaks, lunches on Monday through Friday, assorted publications, a composting video series, and field trip. To register for online, visit extension.umaine.edu/register/product/2018-maine-compost-school/.

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