It’s time to experience the joy of going out to the coop to collect fresh eggs for your morning’s breakfast and knowing those eggs came from your own birds. Chickens are fun, chickens are comedians, and with care can give you eggs for years. University of Maine Cooperative Extension Professor Tori Lee Jackson will present some of the best practices for housing, selecting breeds, and caring for chickens in your backyard in time for a spring start with your new flock. No discounts.
Our corner of Maine is incredibly lucky to have an abundance of local farmers providing the community with fresh vegetables year round. Recognizing the fact there are those amongst us who are food insecure, many donate produce to the Merrymeeting Gleaners, who harvest surplus crops from local farms and donate them to food pantries and other service organizations. Join us and learn about this extraordinary program and how to get involved as a volunteer or a farmer. No discounts.
Astrology provides great insight into our personalities. Learn about your Sun, Moon and Rising signs as depicted through the signs of the zodiac. In advance of class, registrants must provide place of birth, exact time, and date of birth to receive a color copy of their natal chart for use in class. No discounts.
Learn how to read a topographic map and DeLorme Gazetteer, colors of a map, symbols used, topography, and more. Latitude and Longitude and locating your position. Parts of a compass. How to make a bearing on a map, determining distance. Introduction to using a compass outside will be covered but not practiced.