Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
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Calendar

The following is a list of events taking place around the country – and the world!

Most of the events are organized or co-sponsored by MOFGA but other events are listed as well.

Read or download a 2018 calendar of MOFGA's major annual events (2-page PDF, 300K)

Visit the MOFGA Events page

Hide Tanning Workshop

October 17, 2018 – 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center. Join MOFGA and local instructors Trevanna Grenfell of The Wildwood Path and Sean Murphy of Murphy Family Farm for a day exploring the ancient skill of turning animal hides into soft leathers or beautiful furs. For farmers and hunters through the ages, the hide has been one of the most valuable parts of any animal – but only if they know how to treat it! We'll spend the day learning the basics of hide tanning in the traditional way, and you'll go home with the know-how and skills you need to start tanning on your own. Bring your questions and your willingness to learn, but please contact us if you would like to bring your own hide so that we can determine whether your particular project fits with the workshop. We'll work on rabbit hides together and you'll have a chance to see demos of other types of hides so that you can get a feel for how to work with different styles. We will approach this skill with sensitivity and compassion, but hide tanning isn't for the faint of heart! Be prepared to see, touch, smell, and talk about raw animal hides – and to experience the magic of turning rawhide into leather! Registration

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10/18/2018
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Mock Crops Certification Inspection

October 18, 2018 – Thursday, 5 p.m. farm tour; 6 p.m. discussion. The Farm at KVCC, 24 Price Road, Fairfield....
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10/21/2018

MOFGA Board of Directors Meeting

October 21, 2018 – Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
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10/24/2018

Meeting of the National Organic Standards Board

October 24 to 26, 2018 – The National Organic Standards Board will meet in St. Paul, Minn., to discuss...
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10/24/2018

Meeting of the National Organic Standards Board

October 24 to 26, 2018 – The National Organic Standards Board will meet in St. Paul, Minn., to discuss...
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10/24/2018

Meeting of the National Organic Standards Board

October 24 to 26, 2018 – The National Organic Standards Board will meet in St. Paul, Minn., to discuss...
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11/2/2018

MOFGA's Common Ground Radio Show

November 2, 2018 – Friday, 10 a.m. on 89.9 and 99.9 FM and weru.org. An hour on local food and...
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11/3/2018 - 11/5/2018
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MOFGA's Farmer to Farmer Conference

November 3-5, 2018 – Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Point Lookout Resort and Conference Center, Northport, Maine....
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11/3/2018 - 11/5/2018
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MOFGA's Farmer to Farmer Conference

November 3-5, 2018 – Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Point Lookout Resort and Conference Center, Northport, Maine....
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11/3/2018 - 11/5/2018
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MOFGA's Farmer to Farmer Conference

November 3-5, 2018 – Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Point Lookout Resort and Conference Center, Northport, Maine....
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11/8/2018

Fair Steering Committee Meeting

November 8, 2018 – Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Members welcome. Information: aprilb@mofga.org
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