Piscataquis Observer reports UMaine Extension to participate in One Tomato project

The Piscataquis Observer reported University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Piscataquis County Extension Association will distribute 400 locally grown tomato seedlings June 1 at the Black Fly Festival in Milo, and Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays beginning 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. June 3 at the UMaine Extension office in Dover-Foxcroft until they’re gone. This is the sixth year UMaine Extension is participating in the One Tomato project, which encourages households to plant, grow and eat more vegetables, the article states. “If you’ve got a sunny spot and a bag of potting soil, you can grow one tomato,” said Donna Coffin, a UMaine Extension educator. For more information and a full schedule of distribution locations, call 564.3301 or email extension.piscataquis@maine.edu.