PCSWCD’s annual Tree & Plant Sale reaches its 16th year

Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Tree & Plant Sale supports and showcases local, organic farms and their products. The Tree & Plant Sale is one of our largest fundraisers, which helps keep PCSWCD’s general operations healthy as we aim to host more free and affordable conservation education programs in the region.

The sale provides an opportunity to generate income, while giving back to our local farmers and highlight the availability of local organic plants and trees in our county. Buying locally not only helps our economy, but by planting natives, perennials, and pollinator-friendly plants benefits our native wildlife and gardens. Bringing beneficial insects and pollinators to our gardens helps to increase our harvests of fruits, berries, flowers, vegetables, and forests. It’s a win, win for everyone involved.

PCSWCD’s online ordering system is now live and open for ordering until May 3. We showcase some of our favorite farmers, Checkerberry Farms, Ripley Farms, North Branch Farms, and this year Helios Horsepower Farm joined the sale offering their MOFGA certified vegetable seedlings and Ellis Greenhouse and Nursery who is offering American Chestnut Trees from the American Chestnut Foundation . When you purchase a tree, a portion of the sale goes back to the ACF for continued research and experimentation.

PCSWCD staff are beyond excited to keep our sale going strong in 2024 and are here to improve the ways we can keep this offering easy, affordable, interesting, and local. Thank you to all that have supported us and our farmers in the past, we look forward to serving you again and hope to see new customers this year! Pick up for the pre-sale is on May 16 at the Law Farm Nature Trails classroom in Dover-Foxcroft between 4-6 p.m. You can find more information about our Tree & Plant sale online at Here’s to another year of our favorite Tree & Plant Sale Fundraiser!

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