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RAISED BEDS
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NEED INFO  ON WHAT MATERIALS SHOULD BE USED TO BUILD 4 NEW RAISED BEDS WITH OUT BREAKING THE BANKContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by MIchelle Jan 28, 2011.

Volunteers

Ok folks. We are in need of some helping hands to build new beds in bridgton this spring anyone willing to lend a hand please contact me thanks cathie

Started Jan 13, 2011

Meeting in windham

Ok farmers is the meeting still on for tonite In windham

Started Jan 13, 2011

SEED BANKS
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Greetings all growersI have a great question  it is about etablishing a seed bank buying seeds from business are usally  able to be collected for  use  due to the fact they are pattened and  if the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by cathie pinkham Dec 19, 2010.

 

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Apr 21, 2011
MIchelle replied to cathie pinkham's discussion RAISED BEDS
"I don't see why you couldn't use what is handy.  If you don't use pressure treated wood or plastic, the beds won't last as long.  But otherwise, why can't you be creative.  We used some old lumber, we mixed…"
Jan 28, 2011
LisaF replied to cathie pinkham's discussion RAISED BEDS
"Hi Cathie, We actually build raised beds without any "structure" at all, but I know that's not for everyone.  Our beds end up looking like long, slightly-rounded mounds.  We also practice no-till soil building and simply add…"
Jan 17, 2011
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RAISED BEDS

NEED INFO  ON WHAT MATERIALS SHOULD BE USED TO BUILD 4 NEW RAISED BEDS WITH OUT BREAKING THE BANKSee More
Jan 16, 2011
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Jan 13, 2011
cathie pinkham replied to cathie pinkham's discussion SEED BANKS
"thanks for your info i shall look into this have a wonderful holiday cathie"
Dec 19, 2010
LisaF replied to cathie pinkham's discussion SEED BANKS
"Hi Cathie.  There are a few sources that you could look into.  Maybe start with the Seed Savers Exchange http://www.seedsavers.org/ and the Scatterseed Project http://www.gardeningplaces.com/scatterseed.htm.  "
Dec 15, 2010
cathie pinkham updated their profile
Dec 14, 2010
cathie pinkham posted a discussion

SEED BANKS

Greetings all growersI have a great question  it is about etablishing a seed bank buying seeds from business are usally  able to be collected for  use  due to the fact they are pattened and  if the f1 high bred may not come true to produce the crop  and most seed companys  seeds are pattened and can not be re used or if they are pollinated could change the genitic of the plant so any ideas on seed banks or creating one???thanks cathieSee More
Dec 14, 2010
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Land Search

This group is for all who: a) are on a land search b) might have /know of land available c) wants to discuss / contribute to discussion about land search & all related issues - real estate, land features/qualities, land trusts, long-term leases, etcSee More
Nov 23, 2010
cathie pinkham replied to Eat Local Foods Coalition of Maine's discussion What Maine foods are you (still) eating?
"greetings all we have all frozen veggies canned sulsa dried herbs onions garlic canned peaches blueberrys zukes pickles all veggies were frozen even made colslaw that is in the freezer zuke relish dried herbs basil tyme orgeno the list is long just…"
Nov 23, 2010
Laura Campbell replied to cathie pinkham's discussion need tractor work done
"Hi Cathie, You might try to contact the Maine Antique Tractor Club. They are very generous and might be able to help. Laura"
Nov 22, 2010
cathie pinkham updated their profile photo
Oct 21, 2010
cathie pinkham posted a discussion

need tractor work done

need someone to donate their time to do some tractor work before the ground freezes any one with a tractor that can help  please contact methankscathySee More
Oct 21, 2010
cathie pinkham posted a discussion

CROOCKED RIVER 7 AC PARCEL FOR SALE

GREETINGS ALL JUST TO INFORM ALL THEIR IS A 7 AC PARCEL FOR SALE ON THE CROOKED RIVER GREAT FISHING AND BUILDABLE LOT WE DO NOT USE THIS AND FEEL IT WOULD BENIFET  FOLKS THAT LIKE TO FISH GREAT SALMONCALL FMI207 310- 4320See More
Oct 4, 2010
cathie pinkham is now a member of Eat Maine Foods!
Oct 3, 2010

Profile Information

Where in Maine do you live and eat?
bridgton
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
farmland protection, community gardens, hunger and local foods access, farm to restaurant, CSAs, farmers' markets, food coops, GM-free seeds and genetics
Are you a food producer? If so, what types of food do you produce?
vegetables, berry fruit
If you produce foods of some sort, please choose one of the following:
I produce foods for sale to others
If you produce foods for sale, where or how can Mainers buy them?
they can order the plants for their gardens
Other info about Me (please mention any food, fishing, agriculture, or community groups you are affiliated with):
I have been growing our own food for 5 years
i can and freeze for the winter months
i created a coumminety garden this year and produced 200 pounds of food for our local town
and we do garden consults

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