MOFGA’s Farmer to Farmer Conference
Saturday, November 1 to Monday, November 3 – 2014
Point Lookout Resort, Northport
MOFGA’s Farmer to Farmer Conference …
Learn a lot, eat well, share your expertise, make new friends,
and reconnect with old ones at the 2014 MOFGA Farmer to Farmer Conference!
First Conference Night Dinner (on your own)
Belfast Co-op Deli & Cafe
123 High Street - 338-2532
2 Pinchey Lane - 338-1707
96 Main Street - 338-0555
108 Main Street - 338-GOTH
Delvino's Pasta House
53 Main Street - 338-4565
155 High Street - 338-2339
Rollie's Bar and Grill
37 Main Street - 338-4502
Front Street Grill
37 Front Street - 338-8900
Scallions Food For Life
1 Belmont Ave - 338-1414
55 Chestnut Street - 230-0083
Cappy's Chowder House
1 Main Street - 236-2254
41 Elm Street - 236-4259
44 Bayview Street # 11 - 236-3747
16 Bayview Street - 236-4032
31 Elm Street - 236-9001
1 Bay View Street - 236-7005
The Whale's Tooth Pub
2531 Atlantic Highway (Rte. 1) - 789-5200
18 Central Street - 236-8500
SESSION DETAILS COMING SOON
Early Check-In will be held on Saturday, November 1st at the Welcome Center (see map)
Sunday: AM Session ($75) OR PM Session ($75)
Monday: Keynote + AM Session ($75)
MEALS (per person)
Meals for children under 6 are FREE. Children ages 13 and older pay adult meal fee.
Non-participant visitors are asked to pay for all meals.
Full Meal Package - includes breakfast, lunch & dinner on Sunday; breakfast & lunch on Monday:
Children ages 6-12, $25
OR Meals A La Carte
Sunday: Breakfast $12 (Adult) / $5 (Child) - Lunch $18 (A) / $5 (C) - Dinner $25 (A) / $10 (C)
Monday: Breakfast $12 (A) / $5 (C) - Lunch $18 (A) / $5 (C)
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Accommodations & Venue
Point Lookout Northport, ME
207-789-2000 or 800-515-3611
Check In will begin at 6:30 pm on Saturday, November 1 at the Welcome Center (see map).
We’re excited to once again host the conference at a venue located in the heart of Mid-Coast Maine (map).
Point Lookout features tremendous views, hiking trails, bowling alley, and pleasant guest accommodations.
Each of Point Lookout’s spacious, all-pine cabins-one, two, or three bedroom- feature:
* kitchen with refrigerator and coffeemaker
* queen and king-size beds
* wireless internet access
* central heat and propane fireplaces
* stand-up shower in each of the one or two bathrooms
Registration closes & rates expire October 16th
Cabin reservations will be handled directly through the conference center. We've arranged special room rates ($75 in shared 2 or 3 bedroom cabin to $150 for a one bedroom cabin) for conference participants. Please call Point Lookout at 800-515-3611 to book your room. Be sure to call by October 16th and mention the MOFGA Farmer to Farmer Conference.
If you would like to share a cabin and if you know the party you want to share with please indicate this.
If you want to share a cabin, but haven’t found a cabinmate yet, check our Googledoc page to see who else is looking.
A limited number of scholarships are available.
Priority will be given to recent participants in the MOFGA Apprenticeship Program, but other new, beginning, and limited resource farmers are encouraged to apply.
Please note that scholarships do not cover the Friday Bus Tour.
Scholarship application deadline is October 17th.
Register online for the conference as you normally would, but in the payment section, indicate you are applying for a scholarship. You will then be prompted to fill out an online scholarship application.
We will contact you by October 24 to notify you of award amount and registration fees.
We must receive BOTH forms to process your scholarship request.
Questions or concerns? please contact Andrew Marshall.