YCFN member events and other events of interest to members
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York County Farmers Network and Cumberland County Farmers Breakfast:
Soil Health Followed by a Potential Expanded Farmers Network Discussion
When: Tuesday March 31, 2020, 8:00 – 10:00 AM.
Location: First Light Restaurant. 183 US-1, Scarborough, ME 04074
Join the York County Farmers Network (YCFN) for breakfast and conversation on March 31st from 8:00 - 10:00 am at First Light Restaurant in Scarborough. The YCFN is interested in discussing the expansion of the network to include farmers from Cumberland County. At this meeting we will hear about the latest products and services available from Casella Organics, and will use a new tool to benchmark your soil health practices. We will be discussing the value of the Farmers Network and future Network meeting topics that would be of value to you. And, of course, there will be plenty of time for socializing with other farmers from your area.
• 8:00 - 8:15 Arrival
• 8:15 - 8:30 Soil Amendments for Soil Health (Gene Baker – Casella Organics)
• 8:30 - 8:45 Setting Your Soil Health “Grade” (Jason Lilley -- UMaine Extension)
• 8:45 - 9:00 Update on current and future status of YCFN
o Input from participants on leadership and potential expansion of the group.
• 9:00 - 9:30 Ideas for future meeting topics, locations, and times.
• 9:30 - 10:00 Social time
MUST RSVP to Rebecca Gray, email@example.com
Please fill out this quick survey to help us determine the interest in a joint York and Cumberland County Farmers Network. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeX3tHCF3g6RUfDVx5VLD9vtQVkkgUnanww5IMzBFsdJmvDRg/viewform?usp=sf_link
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