Field day at Tidewater Farm scheduled for Sept. 9

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a field day from 10 a.m.–noon on Saturday, Sept. 9 at the UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm, 200 Presumpscot Point Road, Falmouth.

Come experience the gardens at Tidewater Farm, learn about UMaine Extension employees’ work, ask gardening questions and participate in hands-on demonstrations with Master Gardener Volunteers and staff. Demonstrations begin at 10:30 a.m. Child-friendly activities will be provided. No registration required.

Enjoy a guided walk through the gardens as staff highlight native plants for various growing conditions and how plants are grown from seeds. Additional activities include a hands-on demonstration preserving produce from the gardens with a discussion of food safety practices for food preservation. 

Representatives from the Wayside Food Programs will also be on hand to offer samples and recipes using fresh produce from Tidewater Farm. Learn about the organization’s food programs aimed to increase food access across Cumberland County and beyond.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, visit the Tidewater Farm Events webpage or contact Pamela Hargest,; 207.949.4524.