Rural Living Days

Here’s a really interesting, semi-local event coming up this spring. Contact information is at the bottom of the page if you want to know more.

Rural Living Days

25th Annual Rural Living Day
Saturday, April 6, 2019


at Mt View High School, 577 Mt View Rd (Rt 220),  Thorndike, ME

This year brings topics such as:

  • Making Traditional Amish Sausage
  • Solar Energy & What’s on the Horizon
  • Organically Growing and Using Medicinal Herbs with Deb Soule
  • Pine Needle Basket Weaving
  • Creating Herbal Concoctions
  • Growing Ginger & Turmeric
  • Gardening for Pollinators
  • Amish Technology and Why We Live the Way We Do
  • “Tick Talk” with Lyme disease specialist Dr. Szantyr
  • Growing Strawberries
  • Raising Meat Rabbits
  • Growing Fruit Trees
  • Making Yogurt Basics
  • Insect Pests of Gardens and Landscapes
  • Thinking Inside the Box: Green Burials
  • Guardian Dogs and Sustainable Farming
  • Lacto Fermentation
  • Making Tempeh & Natto
  • Brewing Your Own Beer
  • Real Dirt on Dirt: Soil Biome
  • Growing Hops
  • Growing Rice in Maine
  • Beekeeping

Proceeds from the event go to help Waldo County Youth attend Tanglewood 4-H Camp in Lincolnville.

Cooperative Extension Waldo County

992 Waterville RdWaldo ME 04915-3117
Tel: 207.342.5971 or Toll-free within Maine 800.287.1426Fax:

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