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Maine Coast Heritage Trust and Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation offer farming workshops

Posted April 21, 2017, at 9:28 a.m.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust and Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District are teaming up again to co-sponsor a series of Beginning Farmers Workshops under a grant from USDA-NRCS.
— Free Shearing and Wool Grading, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (two sessions) Sunday, April 23, presented by the Midcoast Farmers Alliance. Hosted by Meadowcroft Farm in Washington.
— Free Natural Farming Practices, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, presented by Aaron Englander at Erickson Fields Preserve in Rockport.
Other programs in the works include
June 14: Cover Crops and Crop Rotation on June 14; Day-long Pasture Workshop in conjunction with Beef Basics at Aldermere Farm on July 8; and Pollination Services and Community Partnership on July 26.
For more information and to register, email jalbury@mcht.org. For updates and complete workshop descriptions, visit knox-lincoln.org/beginning-farmer.

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