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Extend the Growing Season with SARE’s New Collection of How-To Resources

With consumer interest in locally raised foods steadily growing, vegetable farmers are discovering they can add an important income stream through high tunnels — a cost-effective means to extend production and sales into the traditional off season.

In-depth information about high tunnels can be found in SARE’s new Season Extension Topic Room — a one-stop collection of dozens of guidebooks, curricula, webinars, bulletins and other how-to materials to help farmers, educators, and researchers across the country implement effective season extension strategies.

Recognizing the role that high tunnels can play in diversifying farmer income while meeting growing consumer demand for local food, NRCS offers grants that help pay for high tunnel construction.

TheĀ Season Extension Topic Room will be updated with new resources as they become available, so check back often!


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University of Maine Cooperative Extension


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Cooperative Extension: Agriculture
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System