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Throughout the year, MOFGA hosts hundreds of meetings, workshops, conferences, dinners, and festive gatherings. Many take place at our Common Ground Education Center in Unity, Maine. And many more happen at farms, businesses, and other venues throughout the state. We maintain a comprehensive Calendar of Events on MOFGA.org related to farming, gardening and environmentally friendly living Maine and the Northeast. Download or read our 2017 events calendar (8.5"x11").

Following are links to some of our major annual events.

JANUARY

MOFGA Day at the Agricultural Trades Show and
MOFGA Annual Meeting – January 10-12, 2017

FEBRUARY
Organic Grower Meetings – February 2, 7 and 9, 2017
Beginning Beekeeping – February 18, 2017
Advanced Business Planning – February 26 and 27
MARCH
Spring Growth Conference – March 4
Organic Orcharding: Pruning – March 11 and March 25

Organic Orcharding: Renovating Old Trees – March 18 and March 25
Seed Swap & Scion Exchange – March 26
APRIL
Grow Your Own Organic Garden Classes – April 6-9
Organic Orcharding: Grafting Fruit Trees – April 8, April 9
Conservation Farm Tours
Organic Orcharding 101 with Michael Phillips – April 15
Earth Day Work Day – April 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Planting Day at the Maine Heritage Orchard – April 22, 9 a.m. to noon
Empty Bowl Supper hosted by the
MOFGA-El Salvador Sistering Committee – April 22
Farmer to Farmer in the Field – April 25
MAY
Chainsaw Safety Training – May 6 & 7
Kitchen Licensing Workshop – May 11
Top Grafting Fruit Trees Top Grafting Fruit Trees – May 13
Organic Farming: Principles and Practices – May 17 & 18
Poultry Processing Workshop – May 25
JUNE
Farm Training Project Workshops – Weekly
Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA – June 17
Organic Orcharding: Summer Care – June 24
JULY
Farm Training Project Workshops – Weekly
Poultry Processing Workshop – July 6
AUGUST
Farm Training Project Workshops – Weekly
Organic Orcharding: Bud Grafting – August 5
Maine Apple Camp – August 18-20
Maine Axe and Saw Meetup Weekend – August 19
SEPTEMBER
Farm Training Project Workshops – Weekly
Common Ground Country Fair – September 22, 23 & 24
OCTOBER
Nose to Tail Pork Processing – October 7-9
Great Maine Apple Day – October 15
NOVEMBER
Farmer to Farmer Conference – November 4-6
Low Impact Forestry – November 16-19
Chainsaw & Forestry Safety – November 17-18
DECEMBER
Kitchen Licensing Workshop – December 7
   

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