University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Univ Maine Co-op Ext

University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Kennebec County Office
125 State Street, 3rd Floor
Augusta, ME 04330
207-622-7546 phone
207-622-7548 fax
http://extension.umaine.edu/

For over 90 years, we’ve been putting university research to work in homes, businesses, farms, and communities-in every corner of Maine.

Some specific programs available in Kennebec County:

4-H/Youth Development
• Community 4-H Clubs
• 4-H Tractor Safety
• Public Speaking
• Team Building
• Afterschool 4-H Enrichment Programs
• Operation Military Kids
• 4-H Science

Agriculture
• Beginning farmer training
• Soil health and nutrient management
• Crop and livestock management
• Pest management and safe pesticide use
• Maine Compost School

Gardening & Horticulture
• Master Gardener Volunteers
• Maine Harvest for Hunger
• Growing vegetables, fruit, and ornamentals
• Garden pest identification

Nutrition & Food
• Eat Well Nutrition Education Program
• Nutrition Associates visit homes, schools and community groups to provide free practical hands-on education on nutrition, stretching food budgets, cooking and food safety for families who are eligible to receive SNAP benefits (formerly known as Food Stamps)
• Eat Well-by-Mail nutrition correspondence course for SNAP eligible adults
• Training programs for teachers, day care providers and others who want to learn how to improve nutrition and increase physical activity in children
• Pressure canner gauge testing

If you might be interested in working with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, click this button and request membership:

You will be contacted to discuss how you might like to participate.

Request membership with this interest group and you will be contacted to discuss how you might like to participate.

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