University of Maine Cooperative Extension Hancock County

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Hancock County gives local residents access to the resources and expertise of the University of Maine. With educational programs, publications, and events U Maine Extension delivers unbiased, research-based information to Hancock County citizens. To learn about our upcoming events visit our website and like our Facebook page. If you have questions please feel free to give us a call anytime or email

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Hancock County focuses on the following programs:

4-H Youth Development

4-H Club Program, School Programs, STEM Program & Science Kits, SPIN clubs, Embryology Projects, Robotics, Staff and Volunteer Development Opportunities.

Food & Nutrition

Preserving the Harvest, Food Safety, Eat Well and Eat Well Volunteer Programs, Recipe to Market workshops, County-Wide Food Drive.


Insect, Plant & Plant Disease Identification, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Kids Can Grow, Maine Home Garden Newsletter, Pruning workshops, Demonstration Gardens on Premises, Maine Harvest for Hunger, and various workshops.


Soil Testing, Farming as a Business, Beekeeping, Fruit & Vegetable Production, Assistance for Blueberry Production, Farming with Disabilities (AgrAbility), Farm Scoop Newsletter, and Pesticide Application Certification.



63 Boggy Brook Road, Ellsworth, ME, United States