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Organic Livestock Health Care Workshop

Poultry Processing Workshop

Maine Grass Farmers Network Pasture Walks


Saturday, April 12
Organic Livestock Health Care Workshop
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Fee: $30. Bring a bag lunch- no lunch provided.
MOFGA Education Center, Unity, in the library.
Workshop Leader: Susan Beal.
Susan has a clear understanding of organic livestock care and its relation to physiology, nutrition, herbs and homeopathy. She will give a good overview related to all species.

Before lunch:
Patterns and Articulation: Individual and Intergenerational Health and Vitality
After lunch:
Building Holistic Health: Patterns and Practices, Tools and Techniques
Question and Answer Session

Information: Contact Diane Schivera – dianes@mofga.org



2015 Poultry Processing Workshop
Thursday, July 9
MOFGA's Common Kitchen at the Common Ground Education Center, Unity
Information: Email
Diane Schivera or contact the MOFGA office - (207) 568-4142

Join Diane Schivera, MOFGA Organic Livestock Specialist and an elite crew of poultry processing professionals for a workshop about how to process poultry. In this workshop you will be guided through a safe and humane process for turning live birds into oven ready roasters. We’ll discuss poultry management, equipment and food safety concerns. Please bring your favorite kitchen knife, an apron, and a willingness to learn. Each participant will take home a bird.



Maine Grass Farmers Network Pasture Walks

Co-coordinated and co-sponsored by MOFGA with UMaine Cooperative Extension, Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA) and the Maine Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources.

July 19 - 1 to 3 p.m., Triple "D" Acres (John and Marcia Donald), 219 Weeks Mills Rd., New Sharon.

July 22 - 6 to 8 p.m., Straw's Farm (Lee and Beth Schiller), 30 Brick Hill Rd., Newcastle.

Aug. 9 - 1 to 3 p.m., Widdershins Farm (Chris and Wendy Russell), 843 Bear Hill Rd., Dover-Foxcroft.

Aug. 23 - 2 to 4 p.m., Chellis Brook Farm (Denise Carpenter), 167 Spring Rd., Newfield.

Information online or by emailing MOFGA's Diane Schivera.



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