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Vegetable Workshop at College of the Atlantic

Posted March 21, 2012, at 10:48 a.m.
Last modified March 21, 2012, at 12:11 p.m.

BAR HARBOR, Maine — College of the Atlantic is hosting a vegetable gardening workshop by Roland Dupuis of the United States Department of Agriculture from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 7, at the College.

Join Dupuis to learn about garden planning, soils and fertility, seedling production, watering, and weed and pest management. The workshop will be held in the college’s Gates Community Center, on Mt. Desert Island, sponsored by the USDA and the Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation.

Cost for the workshop is $12 per person, in advance, $15 at the door. Reservations are necessary to hold a place and the informational packet. Call the Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District at 667-8663.

College of the Atlantic was founded in 1969 on the premise that education should go beyond understanding the world as it is, to enabling students to actively shape its future. A leader in experiential education and environmental stewardship, COA has pioneered a distinctive interdisciplinary approach to learning—human ecology—that develops the kinds of creative thinkers and doers needed by all sectors of society in addressing the compelling and growing needs of our world. For more information, visit www.coa.edu.

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