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June 2020

Rhubarb Preservation Demonstration (online)

June 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Rhubarb is one of Maine's earliest crops ready for harvest. Join Cooperative Extension for a demonstration on freezing this delicious and nutritious perennial. Learn about best practices for safe food preservation. We will also review other methods for preserving rhubarb as well as using it fresh. Recipes will be provided to participants. Presented by Laurie Bowen, UMaine Cooperative Extension community education assistant.

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: Preserving Herbs (online)

June 23 @ 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: Discuss a variety of methods for preserving herbs, demonstrate how to make herbal vinegars and herb pesto, and answer your questions. $5 suggested donation. Registration is required. Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.

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Food Preservation Demo (Old Town)

June 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Old Town Public Library, 46 Middle Street
Old Town, ME 04468 United States

Join Cooperative Extension for an evening of hands-on food preservation methods as we preserve that Maine kitchen staple, rhubarb. Participants will get some hands-on experience with preserving rhubarb by three different methods: water bath canner, freezing and drying. Laurie Bowen is a community education assistant with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. She works as a food system program assistant, providing food preservation workshops as well as Cooking For Crowds, a food safety training for volunteers.

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Fourth Friday Plant Clinic (via Zoom)

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on March 27, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 26, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 31, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on September 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 30, 2020 at 10:00 am

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Piscataquis County Office, 165 Main St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
Free

Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event is now being conducted via Zoom. Visit the website for the Zoom link. Piscataquis County horticulture staff are going on the road. We will be answering your gardening questions throughout Piscataquis County. Stop by and say hello, and let us know how we can help. Bring a diseased plant or tree branch for diagnosis, a bug for identification, and share your gardening questions and successes. This year our Fourth Friday Plant Clinics are a…

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: Drinks from the Garden (online)

June 30 @ 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 how to make a fruit shrub for cocktails and mocktails, explain how to make a flavored water kefir, discuss other creative uses of fruit, herbs, and vegetables in drinks, and answer your questions $5 suggested donation. Registration is required. Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this…

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July 2020

Fourth Friday Plant Clinic (via Zoom)

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 27, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 26, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 31, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on September 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 30, 2020 at 10:00 am

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Piscataquis County Office, 165 Main St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
Free

Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event is now being conducted via Zoom. Visit the website for the Zoom link. Piscataquis County horticulture staff are going on the road. We will be answering your gardening questions throughout Piscataquis County. Stop by and say hello, and let us know how we can help. Bring a diseased plant or tree branch for diagnosis, a bug for identification, and share your gardening questions and successes. This year our Fourth Friday Plant Clinics are a…

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August 2020

Fourth Friday Plant Clinic (via Zoom)

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 27, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 26, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 31, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on September 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 30, 2020 at 10:00 am

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Piscataquis County Office, 165 Main St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
Free

Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event is now being conducted via Zoom. Visit the website for the Zoom link. Piscataquis County horticulture staff are going on the road. We will be answering your gardening questions throughout Piscataquis County. Stop by and say hello, and let us know how we can help. Bring a diseased plant or tree branch for diagnosis, a bug for identification, and share your gardening questions and successes. This year our Fourth Friday Plant Clinics are a…

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September 2020

Fourth Friday Plant Clinic (via Zoom)

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 27, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 26, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 31, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on September 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 30, 2020 at 10:00 am

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Piscataquis County Office, 165 Main St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
Free

Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event is now being conducted via Zoom. Visit the website for the Zoom link. Piscataquis County horticulture staff are going on the road. We will be answering your gardening questions throughout Piscataquis County. Stop by and say hello, and let us know how we can help. Bring a diseased plant or tree branch for diagnosis, a bug for identification, and share your gardening questions and successes. This year our Fourth Friday Plant Clinics are a…

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October 2020

Maine Compost School (Highmoor Farm, Monmouth)

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 23, 2020

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

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 compost site operators. This course takes place over one week starting Monday, Oct 19 and ending Friday, Oct 23.

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Maine Compost School (Highmoor Farm, Monmouth)

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 23, 2020

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

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 compost site operators. This course takes place over one week starting Monday, Oct 19 and ending Friday, Oct 23.

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