UMaine Extension to Offer Guidance About Growing Elderberries

A free informational meeting for current and interested elderberry growers will be held 1–3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension office, 24 Main St., Lisbon Falls.

Tori Lee Jackson, UMaine Extension educator and associate professor of agriculture and natural resources, and David Handley, UMaine Extension vegetable and small fruit specialist, will facilitate.

Topics will include elderberry growers’ experiences and potential future needs, management practices and challenges, research-based information on elderberries as a potential production crop and insurance programs that cover elderberries.

For more information, to make a reservation, or to request a disability accommodation, contact KymNoelle Sposato, 207.353.5550,