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Conservation Farm Tour
Cover Crops in Durham
Wednesday, June 29, 5 p.m.
New Leaf Farm, 496 Davis Road, Durham, Maine
Hosted by Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District, MOFGA and the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Dave Colson, MOFGA's agricultural services director, will lead a tour of a cover crop demonstration planted at New Leaf Farm. Learn about cover crops and their pros and cons. Information will be available on programs to help with crop rotation on your farm. FMI and to register: Jocelyn Lahey, 207-753-9400 x 404 or email@example.com.
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June 29 - Conservation Farm Tour: Cover Crop Demonstration
5 p.m., New Leaf Farm, Durham. Led by Dave Colson, MOFGA's agricultural services director. Learn about types of cover crops, pros and cons of each and programs to help with crop rotation on your farm. Cosponsored by MOFGA, the Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation District. Potluck supper afterwards (optional). To register and FMI: Katy Green, firstname.lastname@example.org, 568-4142.
July 1 - MOFGA's Common Ground Call-In Radio Show
An hour on local food and agriculture. 10 a.m. on 89.9 FM or weru.org
July 6 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Farming with Horses
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Sandy Meadow Farm, Unity. Details.
July 7 - Poultry Processing Workshop
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity. Join MOFGA's livestock expert Diane Schivera and MOFGA's Jason Tessier of Tessier's Farm as they teach you how to successfully and sanitarily process your own meat birds. Information.
July 12 - Cover Crop Management Walk
4:30 p.m., University of Maine's Highmoor Research Farm, Monmouth. For more information and directions, contact Jason Lilley at 207-781-6099 or Jason.email@example.com. Space is limited, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
July 14 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Ecological Weed Management
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Black Kettle Farm, Lyman. Details.
July 20 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Creative & Collaborative Marketing
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Milk & Honey Café, Portland. Details.
July 24 - Open Farm Day
Farms throughout Maine open their gates to offer the public an opportunity to learn about the business of agriculture. Information from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
July 28 & 29 - Kneading Conference
Skowhegan Fairgrounds. Information: Erin at email@example.com or register at kneadingconference.com
July 30 - Women and Our Woods Workshop
Saturday, Hidden Valley Nature Center, Jefferson. Join fellow women woodland owners, foresters, and other professionals; bring your questions about forest management and share your story of why your land matters. Registration: $45 General, $40 for members of Midcoast Conservancy, HVNC, MOFGA and Maine Farmland Trust. $25 for students. Scholarships available. For details: midcoastconservancy.org/events, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 389-5150.
September 23-25 - Common Ground Country Fair
Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Gates open at 9 a.m. MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity. The Fair is MOFGA's premier event celebrating rural living. Three full days of educational talks and demonstrations, entertainment, delicious Maine-grown organic food and products from local artisans.
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