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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Hatchet Cove Farm family (left to right) Elias Pluecker, Reba Richardson, CJ and Bill Pluecker.
Hatchet Cove Farm family (left to right) Elias Pluecker, Reba Richardson, CJ and Bill Pluecker.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 4:45 PM
Hatchet Cove Farm in Warren offers community-supported agriculture (CSA) shares, and for the seventh year in a row it has received a grant from the Wholesome Wave Foundation to expand accessibility . . .
  • The Friends of the Thomaston Public Library will host a spaghetti dinner on Wednesday, May 24, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Federated Church, 8 Hyler Avenue in Thomaston. Proceeds from the dinner . . .
  • Maine Fare, Maine Farmland Trust’s formerly two-day food festival, has evolved this year into a month-long exploration of Maine’s food system, past and present, with hands-on field trips and workshops during . . .
  • Union Farmers’ Market will open for the season, celebrating “Birds and Bees,” on Union Common from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 19. A total of 18 vendors this year will offer locally grown organic produce, meat . . .
  • Jackson Memorial Library, 71 Main Street in Tenants Harbor, will hold a plant sale on the library grounds on Saturday, May 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale will include vegetables, annuals, herbs and . . .
  • Warren Field and Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Odd Fellows Hall, on the corner of Routes 1 and 90 in Warren, rain or shine. Proceeds from the sale . . .
  • Merryspring Talk on Turning Honey into Wine —
    Merryspring Nature Center will present “Mead: What It Is, Was, and May Become,” a talk by Sean Bailey (pictured), at noon on Tuesday, May 23. He will describe how mead — honey wine — is made, its history . . .
  • The Wild Blueberry School Foodservice Program, launched this year by the Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine, is quickly gaining new ground. In the last month, eight new public school systems across the U.S. . . .
  • Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) is working with Rising Tide Community Market in Damariscotta to help low-income shoppers stretch their food budgets through the Maine Harvest Bucks program. . . .
  • Camden-Rockport Historical Society is calling for vendors to take part in Fiber Faire and Crafts, a “celebration of all things fiber,” on Saturday, June 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Artisans and crafters in any . . .
  • Medomak Middle School (MMS) in Waldoboro is seeking volunteers to water and weed the MMS garden over the summer months. Volunteers can sign up for a one-time shift or help out for the whole summer. Each . . .
  • Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has investigated a number of outbreaks of food-borne illness associated with fiddleheads. The implicated ferns were eaten either raw or lightly cooked . . .
  • Sales of single-family existing homes in Maine increased by 9.18 percent in March, as compared to sales in March 2016, according to Maine Association of Realtors. The statewide median sales price (MSP) was up . . .
  • Midcoast Conservancy will hold a free Invasive Plant Identification workshop, open to all, on Thursday, May 25, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Jefferson; the session will start indoors at the conservancy’s Damariscotta Lake . . .
  • WindowDressers, a nonprofit dedicated to helping Maine residents save money by minimizing heat loss through windows, will be holding “community builds” — sessions at which volunteers assemble custom . . .
  • Journey to Health is offering free cooking classes in Knox and Waldo counties to help parents prepare quick, kid-friendly meals that use delicious and healthy recipes and engage children in the cooking process. . . .
  • Short Course on Bird-Friendly Gardening in Wiscasset —
    Midcoast Conservancy will present a course on creating bird-friendly habitat around homes, taught by Jody Telfair, on two Thursdays, June 1 and June 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Conservancy offices, 36 Water Street in Wiscasset. . . .
  • Midcoast Economic Development District (MCEDD), in partnership with Sundog Solar, will hold its first Solarize Midcoast Maine launch event, an informational discussion on solar power, at Rockport Opera House . . .
  • Anyone who wants to develop a plan to make the most of their yard and garden is invited to take part in the RSU 40 Adult Education course “Designing Your Landscape,” led by Sharon Turner. Organic practices will be emphasized . . .
  • Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), in cooperation with Maine Resource and Recovery Association, is holding its fourth annual Backyard Composting and Rain Barrel Sale, with discount prices on gear . . .
  • Help Against Invasive Plants for Producers in Knox, Lincoln, Kennebec Counties
    Agricul- tural producers in Knox, Lincoln and Kennebec counties who want to learn more about invasive plants on their properties and get advice on managing them can do so by participating this summer in a program administered . . .
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