Sharing Local Goods, Knowledge, Services

The LRN serves as a network that encourages community connections and self-sufficiency through the exchange of locally produced goods, knowledge, and services.

The LRN network is committed to organizing:

Listserv ›

…a daily email forum where anyone can post a need they may have or a skill or resource they are offering. Subscribe here.

LRN Resource Directory ›

… looking for a local bush hogger or the best place to pick blueberries? You can find it here in the Directory.

Events ›

Discussion sessions, potlucks and workshops bring people and ideas together:

Discussion Sessions

… to share ideas about what we can do locally

Potluck Suppers

… to strengthen the bonds of friendship in Corinth and Topsham and surrounding communities. We’ve hosted quite a few potlucks since 2007. The suppers have often included programs related to a variety of topics, including local food resources, energy issues and global warming. Suppers are usually held at the Corinth Town Hall or the East Corinth Congregational Church.

Workshops

… local residents have shared their expertise on topics such as:
greenhouse construction
root cellars
food preservation
chicken raising
sauerkraut making
canning
caring for chickens in winter
muesli making
seed starting
pruning/grafting
wild edibles
beekeeping
mushroom hunting
cider making