FARMINGTON, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a vegetable gardening workshop in May in Franklin County. The workshop will be held 6–7:30 p.m., May 23 at the Rangeley Public Library, 7 Lake Street. UMaine Extension agricultural professional David Fuller will be the instructor. Topics include soil testing; recommended vegetable varieties, particularly carrots and tomatoes; pest management; and finding additional resources for the gardening season. There is no fee to attend this class. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call 207.778.4650 or email Please sign up at the Rangeley Public Library or call 864-5529 to get your free ticket to this event.

University of Maine Cooperative Extension:

As a trusted resource for over 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine County. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.

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