University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering its on-farm summer learning series for ages 12-18 starting 9 a.m. to noon July 15 at Rustic Roots Farm, 120 Vipah Lane Farmington.
This is the second year “4-H Fridays on the Farm” has been offered for Maine teens to gain hands-on experience, talk with local growers and learn more about the Maine food system.
Additional farms in the six-session series include:
- Morning Glory Farm, 343 Flat Road, Bethel; 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. July 22; includes lunch
- Brigeen Farms, 278 Upper Street, Turner; 9 a.m.–noon Aug. 5
- Lone Spruce Farm, 306 Bald Mountain Road, Dedham; 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Aug. 5
- Pumpkin Vine Family Farm, 217 Hewett Road, Somerville; 9 a.m.–noon Aug. 12
- McDougal Orchards, 201 Hanson Ridge Road, Springvale; 9 a.m.–noon Aug. 19
The program is free; current 4-H enrollment is not required. Register on the program webpage for one or more sessions. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Alisha Targonski at 207-622-7546 or firstname.lastname@example.org.