On Thursday, September 15 at 6:30 pm in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library, located at 106 High Street, the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition (BBWC) is hosting a program titled “Go Out and Get Wild”; an exploration of local hiking trails and nature preserves of Waldo… Read More
    On Wednesday, August 3, from 9 am to 12 noon, Henry Berry, a geologist from the Maine Geological Survey, will lead a geology walk along the Passagassawakeag River bluffs and around the Head of Tide Preserve. Come and learn the interesting history of the land we walk on,… Read More
    May is Lyme Disease Awareness month, and the Belfast Free Library is hosting Lyme disease specialist Dr. Bea Szantyr at 6pm on Tuesday, May 24. Dr. Szantyr’s “Tick Talk” is an informative look at ticks, the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi which causes Lyme disease, the incidence of Lyme disease… Read More
    BELFAST — A free illustrated presentation with Heather McCargo, founder and director of the Wild Seed Project, based in Blue Hill, will be given at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. The seeds of wild plants have a different… Read More
    On Tuesday, March 1 at 6:30pm in the Belfast Free Library, there will be a free presentation with Ben Rooney about growing rice at Wild Folk Farm in Benton, Maine. Entering their 4th season this year, they hope to grow between 3,000 and 4,000 pounds of rice this… Read More
    On Tuesday, October 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Belfast Free Library, apple expert John Bunker will share the history of apples in Maine, his adventures tracking down, identifying and preserving rare historic varieties, the renaissance of the hard cider industry, and an update on the Maine Heritage… Read More
    On Wednesday, August 19 from 9-11am, the Belfast Co-op is sponsoring a vegetable seed saving workshop with Jon Thurston at Troy Howard Middle School, 173 Lincolnville Ave (Rte 52) in Belfast. This free interactive workshop will provide an overview of seed saving and include hands-on time in the… Read More
    On Tuesday, July 14 at 6:30pm at the Belfast Free Library, James Benson of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) will give a presentation titled “Seafood Sustainability in the Gulf of Maine.” He’ll discuss seafood sustainability and cover some regional case studies that lend evidence to a… Read More
    On Thursday, May 28 at 6:30pm in the Belfast Free Library, there will be a free presentation with local chef Frank Giglio of Three Lily Farm (Thorndike) about incorporating nutrient dense wild foods into your diet. From harvesting to preparing, he will discuss some of his favorite local… Read More
    May is Lyme Disease Awareness month, and the Belfast Free Library is hosting Lyme disease specialist Dr. Bea Szantyr on Tuesday, May 12 from 6-8pm, who will provide an informative look at ticks, the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, which causes Lyme disease, the incidence of Lyme disease in Maine,… Read More
    On Tuesday, April 28, from 6-8pm in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library, Mark Fulford will give a free presentation titled “Beyond Soil Tests,” exploring the direct connection between soil health and human health. According to Mark: “Without renewing the inherent wealth of healthy… Read More
    On Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30pm in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library, author and photographer Mary Quinn Doyle of West Newfield, Maine will give a free presentation about her “Unique Maine Farms” educational outreach project, a volunteer project she began nearly three years ago to… Read More