UMaine Extension, MOFGA host webinar about selecting seeds for vegetable gardens


UMaine Extension will be hosting a webinar on selecting seeds for vegetable gardens on Dec. 16.

ORONO—University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association will offer a webinar about selecting suitable seeds for Maine vegetable gardens from 12 to 1 p.m. Dec. 16.

“Planning Your Vegetable Garden: Selecting the Right Seeds” includes variety selection, disease resistance, quantities to order and more. MOFGA crop and conservation specialist Caleb Goossen will lead the workshop.

Registration is required; a $5 donation is optional. Register on the event webpage to attend live or receive a link to the recording. This is the final session in a six-part fall gardening webinar series. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Pamela Hargest, 207.781.6099;

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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