Agriculture Talk Set at Woodlawn



ELLSWORTH — As part of its Summer Lectures Series, Woodlawn will host a talk by College of the Atlantic professor Todd Little-Siebold titled “What Did They Grow: A History of Agriculture in Downeast Maine 1820-1920.”

The lecture is scheduled for Thursday, July 28, from 4 to 5 p.m.

Little-Siebold, will discuss the changing agricultural economy of Downeast Maine by looking at the ways in which producers shifted from small-scale and local production of flax, cereals, hay and other products to more market-oriented and specialized farming in the century from 1820 to 1920.

Little-Siebold is a professor of history and Latin American studies and has been at the College of the Atlantic since 1997.

The lecture series is free of charge, although donations are appreciated.

Call Woodlawn at 667-8671 or e-mail [email protected] to reserve a seat.

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