Love living in rural America? Why not check out Northern Maine Rural Living Day on Saturday, September 12th in Littleton?

The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum located at 1678 US Hwy 1 in Littleton.

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The event will feature presentations on Soil Health & Your Garden, Growing Blueberries & Raspberries, Raising Livestock & Poultry, Canning & Food Preservation, Buying Used Farm Equipment, Cheese making, Sustainable Beekeeping and more!

Youth & Family activities will include “Berries to Bread”,“Shake” your Butter, Making Cider, Seed Tapes, Jump Ropes  & More! Ongoing Craft Demonstrations & Livestock Displays. Come and meet the animals and their farmers .

There will be a locally sourced Harvest Lunch available, served by the County Co Op and Store.

 Cost is $5 per person or $20 per family.

For more information contact UMaine Cooperative Extension at 694-4614 or email linda.trickey@maine.edu.