THORNDIKE — The 22nd annual Rural Living Day is set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Mount View High School, 577 Mount View Road. The event will be hosted by University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Waldo County Extension Association, according to a UMaine news release.

Workshops topics will include: building small homes, baking bread, birding, pasturing chickens, plant propagation, making maple sugar and candy, and growing berries. 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 will include three workshops and a lunch featuring local foods.

For more information and to register, visit To request a disability accommodation or register by phone, call 342-5971 or 800-287-1426 (in Maine).

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