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May 2016

2016 Master Gardener Volunteers Training in Penobscot County

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 24, 2016
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County,
307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Enrollment is now open for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers training in Penobscot county. Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland, will collaborate with experts from around the state to cover various gardening topics including: botany, plant propagation, soils, composting, landscape design, vegetables, pesticide safety, tree fruits, insects and plant diseases, ecology, plant selection and more. Weekly training sessions will be held 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning in mid-February through May and will resume for two weeks in…

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$20

Farm Tractor Safety — Cumberland County

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 31, 2016
Maine Forest Service Building,
356 Shaker Rd, Rte 26
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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Farm work can be dangerous, but a University of Maine Cooperative Extension Tractor Safety course will help reduce risks to Maine farmers and farm workers. This five-session farm tractor safety course will be held on five consecutive Tuesday evenings starting May, 2016, at the Maine Forest Service Building on Route 26 (356 Shaker Road) in Gray. Individuals will receive practical training in the classroom, in the shop and on tractors. Participants should be at least 13 years of age to…

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Free

Recipe to Market: Is it for Me?

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Washington County Office,
28 Center Street
Machias, ME 04654 United States
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A half-day introductory workshop that will explore what’s involved in starting a specialty food business.

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2016 Master Gardener Volunteers Training in Penobscot County

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 24, 2016
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County,
307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Enrollment is now open for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers training in Penobscot county. Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland, will collaborate with experts from around the state to cover various gardening topics including: botany, plant propagation, soils, composting, landscape design, vegetables, pesticide safety, tree fruits, insects and plant diseases, ecology, plant selection and more. Weekly training sessions will be held 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning in mid-February through May and will resume for two weeks in…

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$20

Farm Tractor Safety — Cumberland County

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 31, 2016
Maine Forest Service Building,
356 Shaker Rd, Rte 26
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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Farm work can be dangerous, but a University of Maine Cooperative Extension Tractor Safety course will help reduce risks to Maine farmers and farm workers. This five-session farm tractor safety course will be held on five consecutive Tuesday evenings starting May, 2016, at the Maine Forest Service Building on Route 26 (356 Shaker Road) in Gray. Individuals will receive practical training in the classroom, in the shop and on tractors. Participants should be at least 13 years of age to…

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Free

Pricing Your Products and Services

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County,
307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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A half-day workshop designed to help small business owners develop profitable pricing strategies for their products and services.

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2016 Master Gardener Volunteers Training in Penobscot County

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 24, 2016
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County,
307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Enrollment is now open for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers training in Penobscot county. Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland, will collaborate with experts from around the state to cover various gardening topics including: botany, plant propagation, soils, composting, landscape design, vegetables, pesticide safety, tree fruits, insects and plant diseases, ecology, plant selection and more. Weekly training sessions will be held 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning in mid-February through May and will resume for two weeks in…

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$20

Farm Tractor Safety — Cumberland County

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 31, 2016
Maine Forest Service Building,
356 Shaker Rd, Rte 26
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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Farm work can be dangerous, but a University of Maine Cooperative Extension Tractor Safety course will help reduce risks to Maine farmers and farm workers. This five-session farm tractor safety course will be held on five consecutive Tuesday evenings starting May, 2016, at the Maine Forest Service Building on Route 26 (356 Shaker Road) in Gray. Individuals will receive practical training in the classroom, in the shop and on tractors. Participants should be at least 13 years of age to…

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$15

Plant Tales of Tidewater Farm

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 24, 2016
Tidewater Farm,
Farm Gate Rd.
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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Join us in exploring the medicinal and edible plants found in the diverse habitats at the Tidewater Farm. Participants will explore the meadow, wetland and forest during this two session series. Tuesday, May 17, participants will explore the spring herbs growing in the meadow surrounding the gardens. Tuesday, May 24, they will walk the path along the tidal zone and learn about the herbs growing there and learn how to identify plants using Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide. Instructor: Mischa Schuler of…

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2016 Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale — Cumberland County

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Barron Center,
1145 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME 04102 United States
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The annual Cumberland County Master Gardener’s Plant Sale is Saturday, May 21 from 8 a.m.–noon at the Barron Center in Portland, Maine (1145 Brighton Avenue). The sale features herbs, vegetable seedlings, annuals, a wide variety of unusual perennials, and compost with Master Gardener volunteers on hand to share growing tips and advice. There will also be demonstration on how to grow potatoes in a 5-gallon bucket, worm composting and bee keeping. It is the largest fundraiser by the Cumberland County…

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Free

Signs of the Seasons — Citizen Scientist Training

May 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Maine Lakes Science Center,
51 Willett Rd.
Bridgton, ME 04009 United States
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Have you noticed the increase in birdsong or the bright splash of crocuses and daffodils blooming in the past few weeks? These are just a couple of signs that the season is changing and spring is on its way. Tracking these signs is critical for understanding the impact of a changing climate on all Maine residents — human, animal, and plant. Signs of the Seasons is a program that aims to do just that — but we literally can’t do…

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2016 Master Gardener Volunteers Training in Penobscot County

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 24, 2016
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County,
307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Enrollment is now open for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers training in Penobscot county. Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland, will collaborate with experts from around the state to cover various gardening topics including: botany, plant propagation, soils, composting, landscape design, vegetables, pesticide safety, tree fruits, insects and plant diseases, ecology, plant selection and more. Weekly training sessions will be held 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning in mid-February through May and will resume for two weeks in…

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$20

Farm Tractor Safety — Cumberland County

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 31, 2016
Maine Forest Service Building,
356 Shaker Rd, Rte 26
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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Farm work can be dangerous, but a University of Maine Cooperative Extension Tractor Safety course will help reduce risks to Maine farmers and farm workers. This five-session farm tractor safety course will be held on five consecutive Tuesday evenings starting May, 2016, at the Maine Forest Service Building on Route 26 (356 Shaker Road) in Gray. Individuals will receive practical training in the classroom, in the shop and on tractors. Participants should be at least 13 years of age to…

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$15

Plant Tales of Tidewater Farm

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 24, 2016
Tidewater Farm,
Farm Gate Rd.
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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Join us in exploring the medicinal and edible plants found in the diverse habitats at the Tidewater Farm. Participants will explore the meadow, wetland and forest during this two session series. Tuesday, May 17, participants will explore the spring herbs growing in the meadow surrounding the gardens. Tuesday, May 24, they will walk the path along the tidal zone and learn about the herbs growing there and learn how to identify plants using Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide. Instructor: Mischa Schuler of…

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$20

Farm Tractor Safety — Cumberland County

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 31, 2016
Maine Forest Service Building,
356 Shaker Rd, Rte 26
Gray, ME 04039 United States
+ Google Map

Farm work can be dangerous, but a University of Maine Cooperative Extension Tractor Safety course will help reduce risks to Maine farmers and farm workers. This five-session farm tractor safety course will be held on five consecutive Tuesday evenings starting May, 2016, at the Maine Forest Service Building on Route 26 (356 Shaker Road) in Gray. Individuals will receive practical training in the classroom, in the shop and on tractors. Participants should be at least 13 years of age to…

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June 2016
Free

Signs of the Seasons — Citizen Scientist Training

June 8 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Hancock County Office,
63 Boggy Brook Rd.
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Have you noticed the increase in birdsong or the bright splash of crocuses and daffodils blooming in the past few weeks? These are just a couple of signs that the season is changing and spring is on its way. Tracking these signs is critical for understanding the impact of a changing climate on all Maine residents — human, animal, and plant. Signs of the Seasons is a program that aims to do just that — but we literally can’t do…

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Free

Signs of the Seasons — Citizen Scientist Training

June 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Maine Lakes Science Center,
51 Willett Rd.
Bridgton, ME 04009 United States
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Have you noticed the increase in birdsong or the bright splash of crocuses and daffodils blooming in the past few weeks? These are just a couple of signs that the season is changing and spring is on its way. Tracking these signs is critical for understanding the impact of a changing climate on all Maine residents — human, animal, and plant. Signs of the Seasons is a program that aims to do just that — but we literally can’t do…

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September 2016

2016 Master Gardener Volunteers Training in Penobscot County

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 20, 2016
University of Maine Cooperative Extension,
57 Houlton Rd.
Presque Isle, ME 04769
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Enrollment is now open for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers training in Penobscot county. Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland, will collaborate with experts from around the state to cover various gardening topics including: botany, plant propagation, soils, composting, landscape design, vegetables, pesticide safety, tree fruits, insects and plant diseases, ecology, plant selection and more. Weekly training sessions will be held 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning in mid-February through May and will resume for two weeks in…

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2016 Master Gardener Volunteers Training in Penobscot County

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension,
57 Houlton Rd.
Presque Isle, ME 04769
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Enrollment is now open for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers training in Penobscot county. Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland, will collaborate with experts from around the state to cover various gardening topics including: botany, plant propagation, soils, composting, landscape design, vegetables, pesticide safety, tree fruits, insects and plant diseases, ecology, plant selection and more. Weekly training sessions will be held 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning in mid-February through May and will resume for two weeks in…

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