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MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education ( 207-582-3774

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Farming with Native Plants


with David Spahr

Calendar Next available session starts May 25, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This class is about how you can grow and harvest edible native plants. David has been farming his land (and a nearby public plot) in Washington, Maine for many years, and his PowerPoint will show the native plants he farms with - such as wild high bush blueberries, American chestnut, Viburnums and dozens more - while he provides a discussion of the ecological implications.

Wild Food Foraging Walk


with David Spahr

Calendar Next session starts Jun 4, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

This two-hour course will include walking in the woods to find edible wild food along with detailed descriptions of plant habitat and structure of the plants. Please contact the Adult Education office at 582-3774 to learn more about the specific location of the walk. Bring: Notebook and pen, basket, mesh or other bags, wax or brown paper bags, knife, bug repellent and hat, water or other refreshment and a snack, gloves, waterproof boots (preferred), tall socks you can tuck your pant legs. Optional: gps, backpack, field guide, magnifying glass

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