Rockport Roadside Tree Planting Program accepting applications
Sun, 02/17/2019 - 5:00pm
ROCKPORT — Rockport’s Tree Planting Program is now accepting applications from homeowners,...
Care for your plants in the winter months
Mon, 02/11/2019 - 6:45pm
ROCKPORT – Dennis Milliken has been in love with plants all his life. He recalled that even as a...
Trekkers intern experiences inner workings of land conservation efforts
Sun, 02/10/2019 - 4:00pm
ROCKLAND — Trekkers’ high school senior Amanda Chen recently completed a one-week internship with...
Waldoboro farmer cultivates the rare and commanding spice, saffron
Thu, 01/31/2019 - 9:30pm
WALDOBORO — When Barbara Boardman and her husband, Chris Augusta, moved to Maine in 2000 they were...
Hear history of Maine cheese, sample varieties at Belfast library
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 1:15pm
BELFAST — Eric Rector will give a talk on “The History of Cheese in Maine,” Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 6:...
2019 Union Fair poster contest seeks strong, bold-colored fair themes
Tue, 01/22/2019 - 12:15pm
UNION — The Trustees of the Union Fair and Maine Wild Blueberry Festival are launching their annual...
For third time in two years, neglected animals rescued from Downeast farm
Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:15pm
SORRENTO — On Monday Jan. 7, Maine’s Animal Welfare agents removed more than 100 farm animals from...
Maine Farmland Trust to kick off 20th year with Belfast celebration
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:15am
BELFAST - Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) is celebrating 20 years of growing the future for farming.
Meet Teen Agricultural Crew, sample their produce during presentation
Sat, 01/12/2019 - 1:30pm
ROCKPORT — Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s Teen Agricultural (Ag) Crew and staff invite the public to...
Learn beekeeping through seven-week course
Tue, 01/08/2019 - 10:15am
THOMASTON — Discover the hobby of beekeeping. Learn the basic information needed to get started as...
USDA funding for Lincoln, Kennebec counties: How should money be spent?
Tue, 01/08/2019 - 9:45am
AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon, Knox-Lincoln and Kennebec County Soil and Water...
Upcoming Soil, Conservation District meeting addresses use of USDA funding
Thu, 12/27/2018 - 4:30pm
UNION — On Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, from 1 to 3 p.m., Knox-Lincoln and Waldo County Soil and Water...
‘So You Want to be a Modern Homesteader,’ a book-signing with author Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:30pm
Left Bank Books in downtown Belfast invites the public to celebrate the release of writer-farmer...
Waldo County Human Society sponsors December rabies clinic
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:00am
BURNHAM — The next rabies clinic sponsored by the Waldo County Humane Society will be held on...
Rockport Planning Board considers short term rentals, rules for marijuana cultivation
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 1:00pm
ROCKPORT — The Rockport Planning Board met with consulting Town Planner Bill Najpauer Nov. 28 to ...
Maine State Prison among Governor’s 2018 Environmental Excellence Award recipients
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:30am
AUGUSTA— Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection have...
Waldo farmer to share story at Farmland Access, Transfer Conference
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 10:15am
AUGUSTA — “In the next decade, more than 400,000 acres of Maine farmland will transition in...
Improve on-farm communication with UMaine Extension
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:30am
FAIRFIELD/ELLSWORTH — Farmers, farm families and farm employees interested in improving farm...
Rockland Public Library presents ‘So You Want to be a Modern Homesteader?’ author talk
Fri, 11/09/2018 - 8:30am
ROCKLAND — On Tuesday, November 20 at 6:30 p.m. Kirsten Lie-Nielsen will launch her second book,So...
Fourth annual Farmland Access & Transfer Conference to take place Dec. 3
Mon, 10/15/2018 - 2:30pm
AUGUSTA — Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) and Land For Good will host the fourth annual Farmland Access...
Waldo County Soil & Water Conservation District, Maine Forest Service conduct tour of Robbins Lumber
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:30am
SEARSMONT — The Waldo County Soil & Water Conservation District and Maine Forest Service’s...
Knox-Lincoln Conservation District announces 2018 award winners
Tue, 10/09/2018 - 1:15pm
MIDCOAST — Gail Presley, of Rockland, is this year’s Volunteer of the Year for the Knox-Lincoln...
Aldermere scarecrow competition to benefit food pantry
Sun, 10/07/2018 - 6:30pm
ROCKPORT — Wednesday, Oct., 17, Maine Coast Heritage Trust invites all ages to participate in a...
Group opposing Belfast salmon farm to present concerns
Fri, 10/05/2018 - 4:15pm
BELFAST — The Peace and Justice Group of Waldo County is sponsoring a public informational...
UMaine Extension 4-H auction in Waldo, Oct. 20
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 4:30pm
THORNDIKE — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H in Waldo County is holding an auction and...
UMaine researcher talks on cooperation and achieving sustainability
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:30am
CAMDEN/ROCKPORT — University of Maine researcher Tim Waring speaks about his research on...
Music, animals at 11th annual Goatapalooza in Appleton
Sun, 09/30/2018 - 10:45am
APPLETON — The public is invited to meet the cheese maker, the goats, and all the other creatures...
Common Ground Fair, 2018, photos
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:00pm
An estimated 60,000 visitors attended the Common Ground Country Fair in Unity, Sept. 21, 22 and 23...
Aldermere Farm offers free after school program for youth
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:30pm
ROCKPORT — This October, Maine Coast Heritage Trust invites youth ages 10 to 18 to get up close and...
Pig roast, tours during Terra Optima Farm Festival
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 4:45pm
APPLETON – Terra Optima will be opening its fields to the public for a Fabulous Farm Festival,...
West Nile virus arrives in Maine, horse infected
Fri, 09/14/2018 - 6:00pm
AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry said Sept. 14 that a horse...
‘Whole Farm Biodiversity: Co-existing with Carnivores’ program offered in Somerville
Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:15am
SOMERVILLE — An ecosystem is defined as “a biological community of interacting organisms and their...
Teen Agriculture Crew to celebrate harvest with tours
Mon, 09/10/2018 - 4:45pm
ROCKPORT – Sunday, September 16, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a state-wide land conservation...
Maine Grass Farmers Network pasture walk in Jackson
Thu, 08/30/2018 - 5:45pm
JACKSON — University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners...
Knox-Lincoln Counties Extension Association to host annual meeting
Wed, 08/29/2018 - 9:15am
ROCKPORT — The Annual Meeting of the Knox-Lincoln Counties Extension Association (KLCEA) will be...
It takes a lot of gusto to win the Blueberry Spitting Contest
Sat, 08/25/2018 - 10:30am
UNION —Blueberry spitting: yes it’s a thing.
The Union Fair hosted a friendly competition on Friday...
‘A Small Good’ charcuterie flourishes in Rockport
Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:30pm
ROCKPORT — There’s a lot going on inside the State of Maine Cheese building at 461 Commercial St....
Aldermere Farm Art Show honors preservation of Maine’s Coast
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:15pm
ROCKPORT — Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) will host the annual Aldermere Farm Art Show and Sale...
Main Street mini gardens boosting nutrition around Thomaston
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 8:00pm
THOMASTON – The concept is simple: Anyone interested in taking fresh vegetables from raised beds...
29th Annual Maine Open Farm Day is July 22
Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:45pm
AUGUSTA – Nearly 100 Maine farms invite the public to their farms for a free event Sunday, July 22...
Inaugural ‘Blooms, Barns & Books’ tour benefits Appleton Library
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 9:00pm
APPLETON — On Sunday, July 15, The Appleton Library is hosting its first ever “Blooms, Barns &...
Peace Ridge Animal Sanctuary rescues entire malnourished dairy herd
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:45am
BROOKS— Peace Ridge Animal Sanctuary is the superhero of farm animal rescue in the Midcoast,...
Maine Raised Gardens aims to make gardening accessible in any space
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 9:00pm
WINDSOR — As gardening in small spaces grows increasingly popular — and options increasingly...
Maine Farmland Trust Gallery annual summer show features 22 Maine artists
Fri, 07/06/2018 - 1:15pm
BELFAST — The Maine Farmland Trust Gallery's annual Summer Stable Show attracts returning art...
Coastal Mountains Land Trust offers pilot Pizza and Paint event for kids
Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:00pm
CAMDEN — Be one of the lucky limited number of children, ages 6 to 12, who will enjoy a full...
Aldermere Farm seeks submissions for annual art show and sale
Fri, 06/29/2018 - 10:00am
ROCKPORT — Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) seeks artists to submit pieces for the annual Art Show...
‘Farm to Fiddle’ concert celebrates music and agriculture in Midcoast
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 9:15am
WALDOBORO — On Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m., six classical musicians will present a concert celebrating...
2018 Union Fair poster unveiled
Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:30pm
UNION — The 2018 Union Fair, Maine Wild Blueberry Festival poster has been unveiled. The desire of...
Composting company works to keep scraps from landfills, build nutrient-rich soil
Mon, 06/18/2018 - 9:45pm
CAMDEN – Rockport native Davis Saltonstall, in partnership with Tessa Rosenberry, of New York, is...
Organic varroa mite control in beehives topic of June 23 talk
Mon, 06/04/2018 - 10:45am
ROCKLAND — Knox-Lincoln County Beekeepers [KLCB] will host their annual outdoor meeting on Saturday...