Gather & Grow Homestead Tour Series

Gather & Grow is our series of tours featuring homesteads, gardens and more. For the past several summers, we have explored homesteads and gardens throughout Maine. Tours have featured everything from forests to vegetable gardens to livestock to orchards. Hosts have been homesteading for a few years, or gardening for decades. These events are an opportunity to learn together and from one another, as well as to enjoy some beautiful spaces and places. See below for some tours we took via webinar during 2020, and please stay tuned for 2021 details.

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Upcoming 2021 Gather & Grow Tours

There are no upcoming events at this time.

2020 Recorded Gather & Grow Tours

Incredible Edible Milbridge: a project of the non-profit Women for Healthy Rural Living, is a series of public, pick-your-own vegetable gardens and education initiatives designed to create a community that is stronger, healthier, and more food independent

Deer Isle Hostel: learn more about their ventures, with a focus on how they preserve what they grow for the off-season

Tour a Permaculture Garden & Yard: tour of Lisa Fernandes' permaculture garden and yard where she and her family grow an abundance of fruits and vegetables on their ⅓ of an acre. She’ll share what she grows and preserves, and how she has developed the space over time.

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