January 2016 Newsletter

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2016 in the Garden

Screen Shot 2016-01-05 at 1.22.21 PMHappy New Year! We have compiled our monthly garden advice into a calendar and checklist. Have a look and let us know what you think!

MSGN Calendar



Seed to School

Myra Manning, Johnny's Selected Seeds plant breeder extrodinaire, has created a fantastic resource for school garden seed savers.

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Seed-to-School inspires, equips, and supports educators in teaching the importance and relevance of seeds and seed saving.


Read ME Agriculture

015c6bcb-d435-4b01-ac59-5c38b2905ad8Registration Deadline has been moved to February 1, 2016!

Volunteers will read a new book titled, "Potatoes for ME." The book is currently in development with pictures of real Maine farms. An extra bonus will be the Activity Guide, developed especially for elementary educators with activities, games, and puzzles for grades K-4. 

For more information and sign-up forms, visitwww.maineagintheclassroom.org.