Field Day at Rogers Farm includes hops demonstration garden

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers program will host its annual Field Day 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Sept. 7 at Rogers Farm demonstration garden in Old Town.

Activities include workshops, a new backyard hops demonstration garden, botanical crafts, Maine-grown melon taste tests, a book walk, expert tips on growing peppers and butterfly gardens, door prizes and more.

The family-friendly event is free and open to the public, rain or shine. No registration is required. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Kate Garland,; 942.7396. More information also is online.