SKOWHEGAN — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free introductory workshop on designing, constructing and maintaining root cellars for winter food storage. the workshop is set for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at the UMaine Extension Somerset County office, 7 County Drive.

Registration is required by Friday, Aug. 28. To register, or to request a disability accommodation, call 474-9622 or 800-287-1495, or email [email protected].

About the University of Maine Cooperative Extension:

As a trusted resource for 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth education program in Maine through 4-H.


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