Waldo County Extension Association annual meeting tours school garden

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TROY — University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Waldo County Extension Association invite the public to tour the Troy Elementary School garden program, Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 5:30–7:30 p.m., at 733 Bangor Road, in Troy. 

The tour includes the school's new high tunnel, raised beds, and garden plot.

The Waldo County Extension Association also will hold its annual meeting, including a brief business meeting, installation of new officers and discussion of the 2020 county budget request. Refreshments will be served.

The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207.342.5971; vina.lindley@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.

UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.

 
 
About the University of Maine:
The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's land grant and sea grant university. As Maine's flagship public university, UMaine has a statewide mission of teaching, research and economic development, and community service. UMaine is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast and attracts students from Maine and 49 other states, and 62 countries, according to UMaine, in a news release. It currently enrolls 11,404 total undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in groundbreaking research and working with scholars.
 
UMaine offers more than 100 degree programs through which students can earn graduate certificates, master's, doctoral or professional science master's degrees. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction. For more information about UMaine, visit umaine.edu.

Event Date: 

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Event Location: 

Troy Elementary School

Address: 

733 Bangor Road
Troy  Maine
United States