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Friday, October 30, 2020
Home composting will be the focus of a webinar from University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, November 4. Home composting is ... (Click here for the story)
Home composting will be the focus of a webinar from University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, November 4. Home composting is ... (Click here for the story)
 
  • Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop, located behind the Elm Street Plaza at 17 Backstreet Landing in Damariscotta, is selling all books in its large gardening collection at half price through Wednesday, November 11....
  • Fall Raffle and Pie Sale
    Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conserva- tion District is holding a pie sale and fundraising raffle in conjunction with its first virtual awards celebration on November 10. All are invited to preorder a pie or purchase raffle tickets whether ...
  • Extension/MOFGA Backyard Composting Webinar November 4
    Home composting will be the focus of a webinar from University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, November 4. Home composting is ...
  • Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s Teen Ag Crew 
Donates Pumpkins
    Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s Teen Agriculture Crew at Erickson Fields Preserve in Rockport recently donated pumpkins to local families in need. Their four-acre garden annually supplies thousands of pounds of produce to eight ...
  • Stiltgrass Threatens Native Trees, Shrubs and Wildflowers
    Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry staff recently confirmed the first known Maine location of the severely invasive plant stiltgrass at a nursery in York County. The plant’s small seeds can hitchhike ...
  • School House Farm Forever Conserved
    School House Farm, located on Route 1 in Warren, is now protected with a conservation easement held by Georges River Land Trust. More than a dozen years ago, Bill Beckwith, then-owner of the farm, was determined that ...
  • Wales Park Community Garden Will Offer Plots in Belfast —
    The Wales Park Community Garden, located at the corner of Main Street and Lincolnville Avenue in Belfast, will formally open in time for the spring 2021 growing season. While the garden is still a work in progress, the public is ...
  • The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Maine Forest Service and 211 Maine remind the public to take precautions against browntail moth exposure, as fall cleanup activities and dry weather can magnify the ...
  • New Extension/MOFGA Webinar on Decorating
    University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer two webinars in the coming weeks and has also released two publications. “Navigating the Label Regulatory Requirements for Soil Fumigation” will be presented online by ...
  • West Bay Rotary Supports Food Pantry
    West Bay Rotary has traditionally collected money for local charities and nonprofit organizations by putting money into buckets on the table at their meetings. This has not been possible during the pandemic, so the organization ...
  • Maine Forest Service Says Plant Trees in Fall
    According to the Maine Forest Service, trees can be planted successfully in the fall. They advise that in most of Maine there are still plenty of growing days; trees appreciate the cooler weather in which to put down roots. However ...
  • The Maine Hunger Dialogue will convene by webinar from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, October 23. The event is free and open to the public. The program will also be live-streamed on YouTube and recorded. With a focus on food and housing ...
  • University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering new food preservation webinars and Produce Safety Alliance grower training sessions in the coming weeks. Four new food preservation webinars will be held on Tuesdays ...
  • Pretty Invasive
    While on a trip to Florida, Nancy Olmstead, invasive plant biologist with the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, started noticing a certain vine everywhere. At a nature center, she learned it was, as she ...
  • University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free online workshop about photographing beef cattle for vitrtual markets and is offering several drop-off sites for those who wish to recycle greenhouse plastic....
  • Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking nominees for an opening on its five-member board of supervisors. The volunteer board, which is responsible for guiding the district’s business affairs and operations ...
  • The Maine State Housing Authority (MaineHousing) is offering the lowest mortgage interest rate in the history of the agency’s First Home Loan program: 2.875 percent. The First Home Loan program offers first-time homebuyers a $3,500 ...
  • The Genesis Community Loan Fund, a Brunswick-based Community Development Financial Institution, recently helped the City of Rockland complete an infrastructure improvement project at the 76-lot Sunset Terrace Mobile Home ...
  • University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering the following opportunities for gardeners: A new certification for pollinator-friendly gardens is available from the Master Gardener Volunteers program. Pollinator-friendly ...
  • The Game Loft, located at 78A Main Street in Belfast, is providing free bagged lunches to children from noon to 2 p.m. seven days a week. Children do not need to be Game Loft members to receive lunches....
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