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Twenty-second annual Rural Living Day April 2

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THORNDIKE University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Waldo County Extension Association are hosting the 22nd annual Rural Living Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 2 at Mount View High School, 577 Mount View Road, Thorndike.

Workshops include building small homes, baking bread, birding, pasturing chickens, plant propagation, making maple sugar and candy and growing berries in Maine. Participants can choose to learn more about topics such as beekeeping, home butchery, tomato grafting, timber harvesting, extending the garden season, natural building and living roofs.

A $20 donation for adults, $15 for children, is requested. Proceeds will allow Waldo County youth to attend Tanglewood 4-H Camp & Learning Center in Lincolnville.

Registration, opening Thursday, March 10, is required and includes three workshops and a lunch featuring local foods.

More information and registration is online ( To request a disability accommodation or register by phone, call (207) 342-5971 or (800) 287-1426 (in Maine).


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