SOUTH PARIS, Maine — Starting a Christmas tree farm is more than just planting trees. Learn how to start off on the right foot at a workshop June 7, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., cohosted by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Oxford County, the Oxford County Soil and Water Conservation District, the Maine Christmas Tree Association and Maine Woodland Owners.
Len Price, owner of Nutkin Knoll Farm in Newburgh, will discuss sourcing, planting and maintaining Christmas trees.
The class will be held at Eastern Slope Farm, 275 Mt. Mica Rd, South Paris Maine.
The program fee is $15/family. To register, for more information, or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Jean Federico at the Oxford County Soil and Water Conservation District: 207.744.3119; firstname.lastname@example.org (email preferred). Preregister by June 3rd.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension:
As a trusted resource for over 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.
Oxford County Soil and Water Conservation District:
The mission of the Oxford County Soil and Water Conservation District is to provide leadership, learning and technical knowledge in the management and conservation of agriculture and natural resources by integrating and disseminating local, state and federal resources.
–University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Oxford County Soil and Water Conservation District
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