Mark Fulford, well-known teacher on soils and gardens, and a farm consultant, will be teaching a class on soils and gardens. Mark is from Monroe, Maine, and travels extensively to learn different ways of growing plants, and to share that knowledge with others. Mark states, “Plants can far… Read More
    How do you deal with difficult customers? How do you negotiate a better price for a hotel room? These topics and more will be covered at the March workshop of the Sunrise County Food Alliance, “Negotiation and Conflict Resolution,” which will be led by Ruth Cash-Smith of Edmunds. Read More
    The Sunrise County Food Alliance will present this workshop led by Ted and Liz Carter, owners of After the Rain Farm. They will show and discuss a wide variety of fencing options and possible deterrents. This is a free workshop, followed by a business meeting. Everyone welcome. Read More
    Kim Roos from Garden Side Dairy in Jonesboro will lead a workshop, “Holistic Health Care for Livestock.” Kim has been raising dairy goats and various poultry as well as other livestock since 2002, dealing with many health issues as naturally as possible and will happily share notes, recipes,… Read More
    Sunrise County Food Alliance will have a Coolbot show and tell at 121 Court St., Machias, at noon. Following that, at Hillgrove Community Center, Rt. 1A, Whitneyville, 1 -4:30 p.m., we will share ideas on favorite farm tools and supplies, followed by a business meeting. All are welcome. Read More
    EDMUNDS — Sunrise County Food Alliance will host Mark Fulford teaching an outdoor class on soils, gardening and farming 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at Tide Mill Farm. Fulford’s talk will cover foliar feeding, methods of weed control, nonelectric water systems, cover crops, improving the soil and… Read More
    CALAIS — The Sunrise County Food Alliance will hold its fourth annual soils class with Mark Fulford, a well-known soils consultant, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Saturday, April 9, at Washington County Community College, River Road. His topic will be “Practical Soil Building for Exceptional Food Production.” Bring a lunch. The… Read More
    The times of this event have changed. These are the correct times. The Sunrise County Food Alliance will be holding its annual seed swap on Feb. 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Hillgrove Community Center in Whitneyville. Gardeners can bring their extra seeds, including home-grown… Read More
    WHITNEYVILLE — Sunrise County Food Alliance will hold its annual seed swap 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, at the Hillgrove Community Center, Route 1A. Bring extra seeds, including homegrown seeds, and seed catalogs to share, and take home seeds to try. Seed envelopes and markers available. A… Read More
    SOILS CLASS, Improving Your Soil to Grow Your Best Garden Ever, with Mark Fulford, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Washington County Community College, Calais. Bring your lunch. Suggested donation $1-$20. Sponsored by Sunrise County Food Alliance. For information, or if weather is questionable, call 454-3896. Read More
    Sunrise County Food Alliance is sponsoring a seed exchange on Saturday Jan. 24 at the Whiting Community Center on Rt. 1 in Whiting. All are welcome. Bring your extra vegetable and flower seeds and exchange for others new to you. Please make sure seeds are viable and clearly… Read More
    Improving soil health and achieving crop nutrient density. 187 US Rte 1, Robbinston. June 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain date June 22. Bring lunch, bug repellent/headnet/longsleeves, notebook, portable chair, suggested donation $1 – $20. Sponsored by Sunrise County Food Alliance. Read More
    OUTDOOR SOILS CLASS with Mark Fulford. 187 US Rte 1, Robbinston. June 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain date June 22. Bring lunch, bug repellent, portable chair, suggested donation $1 – $20. Sponsored by Sunrise County Food Alliance. For more information, call 454-3364. Read More
    The monthly meeting of the Sunrise County Food Alliance will be held on April 6, from 1-4 p.m. at the Hillgrove Community Center in Whitneyville. Everyone interested in producing, supporting or promoting local foods are welcome. Read More
    The health of a nation’s topsoil becomes the health of its people. Well-known Maine soils expert, Mark Fulford, from Monroe, will teach a day-long class, Improving Soil Health and Achieving Crop Nutrient Density, on Saturday, March 22, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Suggested donation for… Read More
    CALAIS, Maine — The Sunrise County Food Alliance will hold its monthly meeting 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6. The meeting will begin with a workshop 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Holistic Goal Setting conducted by Karl North of Robbinston, followed by a potluck lunch. Bring utensils and plates and… Read More
    SOILS SEMINAR, Improving soil health and achieving crop nutrient density, with Mark Fulford. Field session changed due to rain from May 10 to May 12, 9-11 a.m., After the Rain Farm, 1586 Airline Road, Alexander. Sponsored by Sunrise County Food Alliance. For information, call 454-3364. Read More