UMaine Extension 4-H Fridays on the farm start July 15

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering its on-farm summer learning series for ages 12–18 starting 9 a.m.–noon July 15 at Rustic Roots Farm, 120 Vipah Lane, Farmington.

This is the second year “4-H Fridays on the Farm” has been offered for Maine teens to gain hands-on experience, talk with local growers and learn more about the Maine food system. 

Additional farms in the six-session series include:

  • Morning Glory Farm, 343 Flat Road, Bethel; 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. July 22; includes lunch
  • Brigeen Farms, 278 Upper Street, Turner; 9 a.m.–noon Aug. 5
  • Lone Spruce Farm, 306 Bald Mountain Road, Dedham; 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Aug. 5
  • Pumpkin Vine Family Farm, 217 Hewett Road, Somerville; 9 a.m.–noon Aug. 12
  • McDougal Orchards, 201 Hanson Ridge Road, Springvale; 9 a.m.–noon Aug. 19 

 The program is free; current 4-H enrollment is not required. Register on the program webpage for one or more sessions. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Alisha Targonski, 207.622.7546;