**RSVP by October 18th**
MAITCA Annual Dinner Meeting is on October 23rd 5:30 - 8:00 at the Maine State Grange in Augusta. Free dinner "Grange style" includes baked ham and salmon... homemade pies too!
To reserve a spot e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Speaker will be from the Maine Academy of Natural Sciences at Goodwill Hinckley.
Maine Farm to School Conference
Organized by the Maine School Garden Network and the Maine Farm to School Network
When: Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 8:30am to 5pm
Where: Portland, ME
Click here to find the schedule and more information!
Read ME Agriculture 2014
Sign Up Forms Due: December 1st
We are inviting classrooms and volunteers from agriculture to participate. At this time there is no limit to the amount of presentations you schedule or materials you request.
You may sign up both teachers and volunteers OR you may submit just teachers or just volunteers and MAITC will provide the missing component. Please signup on the website.
Teach ME about Food and Farms
On the Teach ME website you can find lessons for all ages and subjects.
In the People Need Plants Lesson you can learn about the characteristics of plants while working on observing, identifying, and drawing conclusions.
2013 Grant winners are posted on the website here!
MAITC Grant Applications for 2014 will be available in January 2014 and Due in June 2014.
Save The Date:
Maine School Garden Day
May 9th- Intensive Sessions
May 10th- Workshops and Networking
At Medomak Valley High School
October is the month for Pumpkins!
Here are a few stories that use or teach about pumpkins.
- Pumpkins. By: Jacqueline Farmer
- Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden. By: George Levenson
- The Very Best Pumpkin. By: Mark Kimball Moulton
- The Runaway Pumpkin. By: Kevin Lewis