FRANKLIN COUNTY – Please join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and The Greater Franklin Food Council during the 2023 Twilight Meeting Series. These casual meetings are a great place to learn and connect with other farmers and community members, while visiting some wonderful local farms.
These events are free and open to all. Come learn more about techniques you can use on your farm and the agricultural practices in your community!
Meetings to be held from 5 – 7 p.m. on the following dates:
June 20, Small Scale Veggie Production, Soil Health & Reduced Tillage
Porter Hill Farm, 186 Owen Mann Rd, Farmington
June 27, Christmas Tree IPM (Pesticide credits pending)
Gooley’s Christmas Tree Farm, 263 Cowen Hill Rd, Farmington
July 11, FSA and NRCS Programs, Forage Production & Weed Management
Hardy Farm, 360 Weeks Mills Rd, Farmington
July 18, Small Farm Tools for Veg Production
Rustic Roots Farm, Rt 2 Farmington
July 20, Safe Labor Movement Workshop
Understand better movement in this interactive workshop! Register for this event with Cynithia@labor-movement.com or call Cynthia at 207-890-6859. Rustic Roots Farm, Rt 2 Farmington
August 15, Farm Diversification & Agritourism
Martin Woods Farm, 24 Abijah Hill Rd, Starks
For more information or a reasonable accommodation, please contact Nick Rowley at 207.778.4650 or Nicholas.email@example.com
University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.