teaching children the importance of farming

UMaine Extension 4-H seeks volunteers for Union Fair

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:30pm

WALDOBORO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H seeks volunteers to teach children about the importance of farming at the 4-H Farm-to-Fair interactive exhibit, Aug. 17–24, at the Union Fair.

Volunteers will receive orientation to the exhibit, including farming facts to share during three-hour shifts, from 11 a.m.–2 p.m., or 2–5 p.m.

Open to individual volunteers as well as groups from organizations and businesses.

To volunteer, get more information or request a reasonable accommodation, contact Cindy Rogers, 207.832.0343,cynthia.rogers@maine.edu.

 

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.

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, in a news release.

UMaine Extension also conducts an out-of-school youth educational program through 4-H.