Cathrine Stanley, Farm Manager for Cultivation Works, recently attended a two-day course offered by Vermont Technical College in Shelburne, Vermont, and became certified in Growing Winter Greens in Cold Climates. “This was an invaluable experience which afforded me the opportunity to work with great instructors and fellow farmers,” says Stanley. “The course
Our Cultivation Works program is selling handmade wreaths for the holiday season! Created by our program participants with fresh evergreens from the Maine woods, these wreaths are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Drop by one of our locations or download and fill out a handy order form.
Teenie Greenies, the popular microgreens grown by Cultivation Works, will be featured at the eighth annual Harvest on the Harbor on Saturday, October 24. Coordinated by the Greater Portland Convention and Visitors Bureau (GPCVB), Harvest on the Harbor is considered Maine’s premier food and wine festival, bringing together over 120 food artisans, wineries,
Cultivation Works was featured in a new book about Maine farms! Entitled Unique Maine Farms, the book chronicles Mary Quinn Doyle’s trek throughout Maine in search of — as the name suggests — unique farms. Her premise for the book was that “various types of farming and gardening can conceivably bring enjoyment
In mid-September, a generous bounty of tomatoes arrived for a week-long farmer’s market at the Portland office, thanks to the Creative Work Systems Community Services program Cultivation Works. Staff and participants picked ripe tomatoes at the Saco greenhouse, then offered them for sale at the market, and even included a recipe for
Allagash Brewing Company employees selected Cultivation Works as the recipient of donations received in lieu of tips at their Portland brewery located at 50 Industrial Way. According to Allagash’s Jill Sacco, customers interested in leaving tips for the brewery and tasting room staff are, instead, encouraged to give a donation to a
Tom is an avid gardener and loves the ample gardening spaces and greenhouse at York Community Services. When he wanted to bring this hobby home and install a greenhouse in the backyard, he and his team set out to find an affordable solution to nourish his interest in gardening. Tom searched online