Knox-Lincoln Counties Extension annual meeting Nov. 4
Waldoboro — The annual meeting of the Knox-Lincoln Counties Extension Association will be held Monday, Nov. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Extension office, 377 Manktown Road, Waldoboro.
Neil Lash, teacher and co-founder of the Heirloom Seed Project at Medomak Valley High School and Genna Cherichello, FoodCorps service member will be guest speakers.
From 6 to 6:30 p.m., the public will be able to meet and visit with University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff and Executive Committee members, view Extension displays and enjoy refreshments.
From 6:45 to 7:30 p.m., guest speaker Neil Lash will present an overview of the MVHS Heirloom Seed program, which will include the Francis Cross Heritage Center, the Living History Arboretum, and the earth oven. Lash recently presented a talk and tour for the Camden Conference Community Series, at which Thomas Jefferson's great-great-great grandson was among the attendees.
Lash will be joined by guest speaker Genna Cherichello, who as an AmeriCorps VISTA member developed the MVHS Teen Agricultural Crew program with Lash in spring 2012. Cherichello serves with University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Knox-Lincoln counties as a FoodCorps service member. She provides educational opportunities focused on school gardens and healthy eating choices to students at Oceanside East High School in Rockland and Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro.
Directly following the presentation, there will be a regular KLCEA Business Meeting (public invited) from 7:30 to 8 p.m.
For directions, please contact the Knox-Lincoln Cooperative Extension at 832-0343 or 1-800-244-2104 or visit extension.umaine.edu/knox-lincoln.