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Saturday, November 17, 2018
Thursday, November 1, 2018 3:12 PM
Belfast Farmers’ Market kicks off its winter season at Aubuchon Hardware, 231 Northport Avenue in Belfast, on Friday, November 2, and will be open on Fridays (except the day after Thanksgiving) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. throughout . . .
  • New Food Storage Hub for Twin Villages Foodbank Farm
    In response to hearing from Lincoln County food pantries that more fresh food is needed into the winter months and that the pantries need access to cold storage in order to take in larger donations of fresh food, Twin Villages Foodbank Farm (TVFF) in Damariscotta applied for and received funding from the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation and Quimby Family Foundation to support the creation of a food-safe storage hub
  • Master Gardener Jean Vose will open the workshop with a short slide show covering the history and reasons for saving seeds
  • The keynote speaker will be Dean Fish, certified trainer for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Presenters include Anne Lichtenwalner, UMaine Extension veterinarian and director of the UMaine Animal Health Lab, and Cindy Kilgore, livestock specialist at Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
  • Lynn Snow, 2019 Maine Agricultural Teacher of the Year
    Lynn Snow is one of the founders of the Thomaston Grammar School Common Ground Garden & Outdoor Classroom
  • Author of “So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader” to Speak at Rockland Library  November 20
    A writer and farmer from Liberty, Kirsten Lie-Nielsen draws on personal experiences turning an old farm into a working, modern homestead
  • Unattended cooking is the leading cause of cooking fires.
  • Belfast Farmers’ Market will kick off the holiday season with a customer appreciation event on Friday, November 16
  • University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers program in Kennebec and Waldo counties is taking applications for the training program beginning Monday, November 19, 12:30 to 4 p.m., at the Kennebec . . .
  • On Saturday, November 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, on White Street in Rockland, will hold its annual Christmas Fair. There will be crafts, holiday decorations, theme-decorated tabletop trees and . . .
  • Thomaston’s annual community Thanksgiving dinner will be held again this year at the Federated Church on Hyler Street. Dinner will be served at noon on November 22, Thanksgiving Day, and the doors will open at 11 a.m. and . . .
  • A number of the finest crafters in Maine will join the crafters of St. Patrick’s Church in Newcastle on Saturday, November 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., for the 2018 St. Patrick’s Church Christmas Fair at the church’s Cheverus Hall . . .
  • Friendship United Methodist Church, on Route 97 in Friendship, is holding its old-fashioned Thanksgiving Fair on Saturday, November 17, from 9 a.m. to noon. Homemade items, including pies, baked goods, fudge, knitted . . .
  • Beginning Friday, November 2, Damariscotta Farmers’ Market will move indoors to the CLC YMCA at 525 Main Street in Damariscotta and will be open each Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. Participating vendors include Hootenanny Bread . . .
  • Focus on Agriculture in Rural Maine (FARMS) at Central Lincoln County (CLC) YMCA in Damariscotta is offering classes this fall that are aimed at reaching those that may benefit from the guidance of a registered dietitian . . .
  • University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) will provide free consults to Maine farmers through January 2019 on production and financial record-keeping. During the consultation, farmers will be asked . . .
  • The students of Waldo County Technical Center’s Culinary Arts Program are set to bring their cooking skills to the public when they open the WCTC Cafe starting Friday, October 19. The cafe will be open most Fridays for lunch from . . .
  • Talk on Incorporating Native Plants into Shade Gardens —
    Heather McCargo (pictured), founder and executive director of Wild Seed Project, will explain how native plants can enhance shady yards at a Belfast Garden Club talk on Tuesday, October 16, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Belfast Free . . .
  • “Soup’s On!” Community Luncheons Begin 14th Season —
    The First Congregational Church of Camden is gearing up to once again host a community hot soup luncheon every Wednesday at noon, beginning October 24 and running through March 27, 2019, served in the church hall at . . .
  • Apifera Farm, 315 Waldoboro Road in Bremen, will host “Misfit Love Day,” an open farm and fundraising day, on Saturday, October 6, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. The nonprofit farm adopts older/special-needs animals and . . .
  • Camden Garden Club Begins “Trowel & Growl” Support Group —
    Camden Garden Club’s “Trowel and Growl” is a new, fun support group for its members. Home gardeners are invited to share the joys, frustrations, and mysteries of their gardens over a BYO cup of coffee, as their fellow gardeners offer . . .
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