Wednesday, March 12 – Pigs
Wednesday, March 26 – Sheep & Goats
Two nights of open discussions on organic sheep & goat management and organic pig management. Come with questions, concerns, or topics to discuss. RSVP to Diane Schivera – email@example.com
Time: 5:30 to 8 pm *with potluck supper* at MOFGA Common Ground Education Center in Unity.
Saturday, April 12
Organic Livestock Health Care Workshop
Time: 10 am to 3 pm with 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.
Registration will be available on the MOFGA Country Store.
2014 Poultry Processing Workshop
Thursday, July 10
MOFGA's Common Kitchen at the Common Ground Education Center, Unity
Limit: 20 participants
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.
Summer Pasture Walks
2014 dates TBD
Maine Grass Farmers Network
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.