Republican Journal advances UMaine Extension’s Rural Living Day

The Republican Journal reported the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Waldo County Extension Association will host the 23rd annual Rural Living Day from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Saturday, April 8 in Thorndike. Workshop topics include raising poultry, making fermented foods, using drip irrigation, plantings for wild bees and silvopasture. Many classes are part of daylong themes, such as livestock, food or horticulture. New this year is a workshop series about alternative funeral practices. Registration and more information are online.