WISCASSET — Morris Farm in Wiscasset will host the Knox-Lincoln County Extension Association annual meeting, Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 5 – 7 p.m., at 156 Gardiner Road.
Morris Farm board president and University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Merry Fossel will lead a farm tour, followed by refreshments and open discussion with UMaine Extension staff and Extension Association members. Fossel will also give a talk about the farm’s educational programs and their partners with a focus on community engagement, sustainable agriculture and support of the local food system. The evening closes with a business meeting with time for public comments and questions.
Attendees are also invited to stay for the Dam Jam Fiddlers, who play a mix of New England Contra Dance, Quebecois, Irish, Scottish, and old time tunes; starting at 7 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207.832.0343; firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information about Extension Knox-Lincoln programs is online.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension:
As a resource for more than 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine's land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county, according to the Extension, in a news release..
UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in the state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated, according to the Extension. UMaine Extension also conducts an out-of-school youth educational program through 4-H.