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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Camden Garden Club will present six properties, some old, some new, during their annual Garden & Home Tour fundraiser on Thursday, July 18
  • Gleaners are volunteers who harvest produce that farmers leave in their fields. They take it to food distribution sites — for example, food pantries and soup kitchens — so everyone can benefit from healthy food
  • Kaela Van Breevort Reed, clinical energetic herbalist, will present “Build Your Herbal Allergy Kit” on Friday, July 19, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Good Tern Co-op, 750 Main Street, Rockland.
  • Union Historical Society’s annual Come Spring bus tour will depart from the Old Town House, 128 Town House Road in Union, on Saturday, July 20, at 2 p.m.
  • Sculptor Steve Lindsay will present “Rock of Ages: The History of the Granite Industry in Maine,” a talk illustrated with slides, on Wednesday, July 24, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Quarry Hill’s Anderson Inn, 30 Community Drive, in Camden.
  • Midcoast Conservancy is offering two free camps: Paddleboard Adventure Camp, open to all Maine youth ages 9 to 14, at Stevens Pond in Liberty, Tuesday through Thursday, July 16 through 18; and Little Dyer Adventure Club, for children ages 8 to 11, at Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Road in Jefferson, Tuesday through Thursday, July 23 through 25.
  • Artist Donates to Camden Garden Club Scholarship Program
    Local artist Colin Page will donate a painting he will create during Camden Garden Club’s Garden and Home Tour on Thursday, July 18. Page will set up his easel at one of six properties on the tour and a drawing will be held at the end of the day to determine the winner of the completed work.
  • “Garden Tour and More” to Benefit Bremen Library
    Bremen Flowers, Farms and Fish is the theme of the “Garden Tour and More” sponsored by the Bremen Library on Wednesday, July 17. The library fundraiser will include tours of home gardens, a commercial cashmere goat ...
  • Farm-Fresh Produce Again Available at Local Food Pantries —
    Maine food pantries will be able to distribute fresh produce grown by local farmers for at least the next two years, thanks to last-minute funding approved by the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee on June 18. The committee voted ...
  • Giving Garden Springs Up in Damariscotta —
    Healthy Lincoln County has repur- posed some of its front lawn on Main Street in Damariscotta as a “giving garden.” Two raised beds are being used for growing vegetables and herbs. Director Kate Martin says the organization chose ...
  • Aldermere Farm Tours and Shop —
    Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s Aldermere Farm, 20 Russell Avenue in Rockport, will offer farm tours every Friday at 10 a.m. through August (except August 2), beginning on Friday, June 28. The visitor center at the farm will ...
  • Union Farmers Market Welcomes Summer —
    Union Farmers Market continues to celebrate the season’s theme, “Homegrown & Handmade,” on Union Common, across from the post office, every Friday from 3 to 6 p.m., rain or shine through October 4. On June 21, they will ...
  • People’s United Methodist Church, 13 Chapel Street, South Thomaston, will offer public breakfasts for campers on Fridays, June 28 through August 30, from 7:30 to 9 a.m....
  • Those who own shoreline property or who are interested in water quality and healthy lakes are invited to join Waldo County Soil and Water Conservation District and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension for a free series ...
  • Maine Natural Areas Program in the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has published “Maine Invasive Plants Field Guide.” The 3.75" by 8" guide covers 46 species of terrestrial and wetland invasive plants ...
  • The Maine Department of Transportation has begun controlling brush along selected state roads as part of an ongoing, integrated approach that includes mowing, hand removal, or the use of herbicides to control roadside vegetation....
  • Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) has scheduled a third season of Gather & Grow tours. All are welcome to attend the free programs; donations are welcome. Visit mofga.org for program descriptions....
  • Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Maine Forest Service, and 211 Maine are providing a new way to get information about browntail moths. People can call 211 Maine to speak to a specialist regarding browntail ...
  • The Leopold Conservation Award is given to farmers, ranchers and foresters in honor of conservationist Aldo Leopold. In his influential 1949 book “A Sand County Almanac,” Leopold called for an ethical relationship between ...
  • Focusing on the roadside façade of Main Street houses in the Thomaston National Historic District, Habitat on Main — a collaboration between Midcoast Habitat for Humanity and the Historic Thomaston Resource Group (HTRG) ...
  • Camden Farmers’ Market will open for the season on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Tannery Park location, 116 Washington Street. Marketgoers can dine on Uproot Pie Co. pizza and breakfast bialys at picnic ...
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