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UMaine Extension Master Gardener Volunteers Training in Lisbon Falls

Master Gardener Volunteers working in the garden; photo by Edwin RemsbergAn eight-week course for those interested in becoming a certified University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer will be offered beginning March 20.

UMaine Extension educator Tori Jackson will collaborate with experts from around the state to present sustainable vegetable and fruit gardening and volunteer training. Some open seats remain in the class and the deadline for completed applications has been extended to Friday, Feb. 3.

Sessions will be held beginning March 20, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons 12:30-4 p.m. at the UMaine Extension Androscoggin-Sagadahoc Counties office at 24 Main St. in Lisbon Falls. The course fee is on a sliding scale from $110-$330 and a limited number of scholarships are available. Enrollment will be capped at 20.

For more information, or to request an application, contact Dana Rickman at (207) 353-5550, 1-800-287-1458 (toll free in Maine) or email UMaine Extension programs are open and accessible to all in accordance with program goals.


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