Agriculture Labor Field Day will be held May 3

HINCKLEY — A free Agriculture Labor Field Day will be held May 3 to celebrate the vitality of Maine’s agricultural industry.
The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the Alfond Recreational Center, Kennebec County Community College Hinckley Campus, 16 Prescott Drive.

The event is sponsored by Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry; Maine Department of Labor, and KVCC.
The Agricultural Labor Field Day connects those interested in professional and academic agricultural careers with local jobs and KVCC’s undergraduate programming in a variety of agriculture fields, including sustainable agriculture, culinary arts and business administration.
Employers and agencies in agricultural and related fields are encouraged to attend and promote their summer jobs, internships and career opportunities.
There is no cost for exhibitors, but registration is required by April 26.
Workforce training and professional development staff from KVCC and MDOL will be on-site to review resumes and offer job searching advice. Attendees can also take a tour of KVCC’s 120-acre farm, which demonstrates organic crop production and sustainable livestock.
Exhibitors may visit the Farm Labor Link Network for more information and to register.
For more information, call 207-592-0640 or email yvette.meunier@maine.gov.