For Release Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 4pm
FMI Contact: William Giordano, Greenhouse and Agriculture Infrastructure Program Director
Calling Maine Greenhouse Growers and Service Providers: AGRICULTURE INFRASTRUCTURE & GREENHOUSE PROJECT EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS SEPTEMBER 8th & 10th ; REMOTE ACCESS AVAILABLE
The Maine Sustainable Agriculture Society (ME SAS) is hosting two educational seminars with statewide significance for year round and season extension greenhouses for small and mid-sized commercial Maine farms. The events will be delivered via ZOOM on two dates, Tuesday September 8th at 9:00am, OR Thursday September 10 at 4:30pm; the two times are scheduled to make the event accessible to farmers and farm service providers and others with varying schedules and availability. Pre-registration is required; registered participants will receive a confirmation e-mail with the ZOOM link. To register please visit www.mesas.org/signup.
The sessions are co-sponsored by the Hancock County and Central Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District Offices and the Maine Organic Farmer’s and Gardener’s Association.
The program will highlight ME SAS’ recent report on successes and failures of high tech year round agriculture research and demonstrations in Maine, and will discuss six priority areas all greenhouse and year round growers should consider for their infrastructure decisions.
More detail or questions contact ME SAS’ Greenhouse and Agriculture Infrastructure Program at (207)570 – 8760 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Link to SYRA Program Final Report here