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Planting a Preserving Garden, April 28

Planting a Preserving Garden UMaine Cooperative Extension Location: Kittery Adult Education, Traip Academy, 12 Williams Ave., Kittery, ME Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Time: 6–8pm Fee: $15, pre-registration Early spring is the perfect time to plan your garden with growing food for preserving in mind. Come learn from University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Food […]

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Family Gardening: Grow A Salad Garden, April 25

Family Gardening: Grow A Salad Garden! Leslie Stevens, UNH Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Location: Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, 6 Washington St, Dover, NH Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015 Time: 10:15 – 11 am The Children’s Museum of NH is offering families the unique opportunity to learn to grow their own organic fruits and vegetables […]

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From Scratch: Herbal Seasonings, April 18

From Scratch: Herbal Seasonings Betz Golon, Herbalist and UMaine Master Food Preserver Location: University of Maine Cooperative Extension Cumberland County 75 Clearwater Dr, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015 Time: 10am – 1pm Fee: $40 Betz Golon is the herbalist at Common Folk Farm, where she creates herbal blends and seasonings. Betz […]

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Permaculture Town: Franklin NH, April 19

Permaculture Town: Franklin NH Greater Seacoast Permaculture Group Location: The Urban Forestry Center, 45 Elwyn Rd, Portsmouth, NH Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015 Time: 5 – 7pm A New Hampshire Permaculture Town? Todd Workman is leading an effort to revitalize Franklin NH using permaculture. His plans call for: hydroelectric generators to harness power from the river, […]

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Grow Your Own Organic Garden, April 14

Are you concerned about the rising cost of food? Unsure what the term “certified organic” means? Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Find out more at MOFGA’s Grow Your Own Organic Garden on Tuesday, April 14th: Grow Your Own Organic Garden Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) […]

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Backyard Chickens, April 12

Backyard Chickens UNH Cooperative Extension Location: Dover Agway, 25 Central Ave, Dover, NH Date: Sunday, April 12, 2015 Time: 1–2:30 pm Fee: Free and open to the public Are backyard chickens for you? This is the month to find out! Come hear the poultry basics and practical tips on raising egg-laying chickens and broilers at […]

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Community Roots Summer Farm Camp 2015

Registration is now open for Community Roots Summer Farm Camp 2015 held in partnership with Coppal House Farm: Farm Camp 2015 Community Roots Coppal House Farm, Lee, NH Tuesday – Thursday 9am – 1pm Cost per session: $110 ($100 per child if you are registering siblings for the same session) Discover the wonders of a working farm, through […]

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Nourishing Spring Greens, April 1

Nourishing Spring Greens Kath Gallant and Tracey Miller Location: The Farm at Eastmans Corner, South Road, Kensington, NH Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Time: 6–7:30 pm Fee: Free, RSVP requested Leafy green vegetables such as kale, spinach, and arugula help cleanse and detox the body after a long winter of heavy foods. Come learn about […]

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Duck Processing Workshop, March 31

Duck Processing Workshop Location: Elevage de Volailles, Rye, New Hampshire Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Time: 9am – 3pm Fee: $50 per person Join Elevage de Volailles as we welcome David Schafer of Featherman Equipment in a workshop devoted to the processing of ducks using time honored traditions and modern techniques to obtain a professional […]

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Master Food Preserver Program — Now Accepting Applications

Do you enjoy the art and science of food preservation? Would you like to develop expertise in food preservation? Consider becoming a Master Food Preserver! The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is now accepting 2015 Master Food Preserver Application. Any Maine resident 21 years or older is eligible to take the Master Food Preserver course. The application deadline […]

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