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Fall in the Garden: Learning Series in Skowhegan (Seed Saving: Variety Selection)

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Somerset County Office 7 County Drive, Skowhegan

This is the third program in the Fall in the Garden Learning Series. What is even better than growing that perfect garden tomato? Learning how to save seed and grow it again next year. This workshop will provide a basic understanding of the genetic considerations involved in plant selection and seed saving, as well as, […]

Wild Blueberry Production: A Five Week Course for Beginning Farmers and UMaine Students (online)


This course is an introduction to growing wild blueberries in Maine. The course covers field selection, agronomics, integrated pest management, pollinators, climate change challenges, economics, and an introduction to how this industry functions. The course includes one field trip during class time to observe an established blueberry field. This class is open to current students, […]

Canning Fruit Preserves

Maine Adult Education Association 12 Williams Avenue, Kittery

Canning Fruit Preserves Kate McCarty, Food Systems Professional University of Maine Cooperative Extension Ever wonder how to preserve all that great fall fruit? Come learn from University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers, how to safely can and freeze fruit. Then get hands-on, making roasted garlic pear preserves, a unique, flavor-filled […]