UPDATED: Aldermere Farm seeks good Samaritan who reported calf born in snowstorm
Sun, 04/14/2019 - 9:00pm
UPDATE: Through this article, the man who reported the calf has been located!
Andy Severson came...
Lecture: Climate change and Maine farmers
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 10:30am
CAMDEN — Researcher Sonja Birthisel will speak about how climate change is affecting Maine farms,...
Registration open for Kids Can Grow Program at Erickson Fields Preserve
Fri, 04/05/2019 - 9:30am
ROCKPORT – Starting May 8, Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) in collaboration with the University...
Free program at Aldermere teaches kids to halter-train calves
Fri, 04/05/2019 - 9:15am
ROCKPORT – This May, Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) invites youth ages 10 to 18 to get up close...
Free food the first Tuesday of every month in Rockland
Fri, 04/05/2019 - 8:45am
ROCKLAND – Brenda Thomas likes to give away food. So much so, she’s turned a program to help feed...
Waldo County native given senior role in state Agriculture, Conservation, Forestry
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 8:15pm
AUGUSTA — Maine Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Amanda Beal has announced...
Horticulturist to explore lesser-known plants of Maine
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 9:15am
CAMDEN — Horticulturist Bryan Peterson will lead a presentation on the diversity of Maine’s native...
Community garden space available at two locations in Camden, Rockport
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 8:45am
CAMDEN/ROCKPORT — Warming soil is beckoning. Carrots, squash, lettuce, what’s your wish?
Free farm shares available for eligible Maine seniors
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 8:30am
The Maine Senior FarmShare Program will provide 16,000 senior citizens with free fresh produce this...
Permaculture program at Lincolnville Community Library
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 8:30am
LINCOLNVILLE — Jesse Watson will present a free program on permaculture for the home gardener,...
Rockland Library to host Earth Day Fair; participants sought
Sat, 03/23/2019 - 8:45am
ROCKLAND — Local and national environmental and earth-centered organizations are invited to join...
Mid-Coast Farmers Alliance releases food buyers survey
Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:30pm
ROCKPORT — The Mid Coast Farmers Alliance with the support of Maine Farmland Trust invites regional...
Farmers, volunteers sought for Calf Unveiling Day
Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:15pm
ROCKPORT — Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT), a state-wide land conservation organization, invites...
Agriculture Day at the Legislature, March 21
Tue, 03/19/2019 - 10:45am
AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) will be joining...
Farm tractor safety course in Union
Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:00pm
ORONO — Farm tractor safety classes taught by University of Maine Cooperative Extension educators...
Soil Fertility Workshop: Beyond soil test results, how will it help the garden?
Wed, 03/13/2019 - 8:30am
WALDOBORO — Have you ever taken a soil test and thought, “What do all those numbers, graphs and Xs...
A snuggle fest with baby goats and lambs
Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:00am
WHITEFIELD—Very few can resist the offer to pick up a recently born lamb or goat and cuddle it....
Volunteers sought for ‘Kids Can Grow’ program at Erickson Fields Preserve
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 12:45pm
ROCKPORT – On Monday, April 8, Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT), a statewide land conservation...
Tractor safety course offered in Union
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 12:15pm
UNION – A tractor safety course will be held on Wednesdays, starting April 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m...
DEP erosion control training, certification for contractors
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 9:30am
DAMARISCOTTA — Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is sponsoring a Maine DEP...
Community maple sugaring program at Aldermere Farm
Fri, 03/01/2019 - 3:15pm
ROCKPORT — Cabin fever setting in? Looking for a sweet pick-me-up? During the month of March, Maine...
Paid Teen Ag Crew internships available at Erickson Fields
Fri, 03/01/2019 - 3:00pm
ROCKPORT — Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a state-wide land conservation organization, is offering...
Dulse and Rugosa talk seaweed at Merryspring
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 2:15pm
CAMDEN — Carly and Claire Weinberg of Dulse and Rugosa return to Merryspring for a workshop all...
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...