Ministry offering to assist gardeners


LEEDS – The Rural Community Action Ministry will hold a gardening program, “Create Your Own Garden – Grow Fresh Produce – Eat Healthy,” this summer.

Those who are income-eligible, elderly or disabled, beginner or experienced gardeners and live in Buckfield, Canton, Greene, Hartford, Leeds, Litchfield, Livermore, Monmouth, Sabattus, Sumner, Turner, Wales or Wayne are invited to visit a seed-distribution location to determine eligibility.

Sessions will be held as follows:

Monday, May 22, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Boofy Quimby Memorial Center, Route 219, Turner, and from 1 to 3 p.m. at the RCAM Office, 81 Church Hill Road.

Tuesday, May 23, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Sabattus Town Office, 190 Middle Road, and from 1 to 3 p.m. at Monmouth Town Office, 859 Main St.

Wednesday, May 24, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Canton Town Office, 28 Cross St., and from 1 to 3 p.m. at Buckfield Town Office, 34 Turner St.

Those wishing to join the program should bring three months proof of income for household. For more information, contact Wanda at the RCAM Office 524-5095, 524-3791 or 224-7505.