AP, Centralmaine.com advance Boots-to-Bushels program

The Associated Press and Centralmaine.com advanced University of Maine Cooperative Extension training program in small-scale farming for market sales to military veterans and family members and farmers with disabilities starting in January. “Boots-2-Bushels: Boot Camp for Market Gardeners and Farmers,” features semimonthly online classes that will be held through May 24 via Zoom and weekly, hands-on fieldwork from May–September at the Kennebec Valley Community College Harold Alfond Campus, 677 Skowhegan Road, Clinton. The first online class will be held from noon–4 p.m. Jan. 11. Registration is required and can be done on the event webpage. The Bangor Daily NewsWGME (Channel 13 in Portland), New England Cable NewsU.S. News and World ReportThe Caledonian Record, The Irregular, the Argus-PressThe Clay Center DispatchThe Washington TimesThe Titusville Herald and Granthshala News shared the AP report.