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2:00 am

Preserving the Maine Harvest: Preserving Strawberries (online)

June 16 @ 2:00 am - 2:45 pm

Join University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. In this session, we will: Demonstrate preserving low-sugar jam and freezing strawberries, discuss low-sugar pectins and alternative sweeteners, explain how to use frozen fruit in jams and jellies, and answer […]

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8:00 am

Canceled: Maine Compost School (Highmoor Farm, Monmouth)

June 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until June 19, 2020

Highmoor Farm, 52 US Route 202
Monmouth, ME 04259 United States
$575

Note: This event has been canceled for June 2020.  Maine Compost School is the longest-running Compost School in the United States. The Maine Compost School offers both classroom and laboratory hands-on activities. For people interested and/or involved with medium and large-scale composting operations. This course is a certificate program and trains personnel to be qualified […]

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12:00 pm

Raising Backyard Pigs (online)

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Prospective and beginning small-scale pork producers will gain a general understanding of what it takes to raise pigs in their backyard. Registration is required: Participants will receive Zoom information after registration. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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1:00 pm

The Essentials of Accessibility: School and Community Gardens (webinar)

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The Maine CITE Coordinating Center is collaborating with the Maine AgrAbility Program to offer this free webinar on how assistive technology can help farmers This presentation discusses planning for school and community gardens for all users including those of all ages and abilities. The presentation includes concepts on making the garden an enjoyable destination and […]

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