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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
294 Crosby Brook Road
MOFGA is an Equal Opportunity organization, provider, and employer.
Kitchen Licensing Workshop
Thursday, December 8
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Common Ground Education Center, Unity
$35 for MOFGA members and $50 for non-members
Designed for farmers and others interested in home-food processing for resale.
More information on our web page
Interested in a partial or full scholarship? Please fill out a scholarship application form.
December 2 - 2016 Maine Food Network Gathering
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Wells Conference Center, University of Maine, Orono. The 2016 Maine Food Network Gathering is focused on bringing together Maine food producers, suppliers and stakeholders to identify solutions to strengthen Maine’s food system. Co-sponsored by MOFGA. Register on Eventbrite. More information: www.mainefoodstrategy.org or email email@example.com . $30 / Registration deadline: Nov. 25
December 2 - 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
December 2 - Relational Systems on the Farm: Tools and Approaches for Articulating, Cultivating and Strengthening Interpersonal Relationships for Farm Resilience
Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (lunch provided), MOFGA Portland, 769 Congress St., Portland. $100 for individuals or $150 for farm partners ($25 MOFGA member discount). Information and registration here.
December 5 - 2016 Farmland Access Conference
Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Dr., Augusta. Join Maine Farmland Trust along with MOFGA and others for a day of discussions on the challenges of providing for a farm’s future when a farmer is ready to step back from the work, and how next generation farmers can position themselves to take on the stewardship of farmlands in transition. Check the Maine Farmland Trust website for details.
December 8 - Kitchen Licensing Workshop
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity. Course is designed for farmers and others interested in home-food processing for resale. Information.
December 14 - Expand Your Tunnel Vision: High Tunnel Production Conference
Wednesday , 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Radisson Hotel, Manchester, N.H. Cosponsored by MOFGA. Designed for growers that have some experience growing in high tunnels. The goal is to help growers fine-tune their management of crops, nutrients, pests and diseases in high tunnels. Registration is $25 without lunch. Registration including lunch is $50. Registration http://bit.ly/2ePCiUC . Flier is located here: https://extension.unh.edu/events/files/41693F1A-5056-A432-4F0701DA4AD4F35A.pdf
January 10 - MOFGA Day at the Maine Agricultural Trades Show
Tuesday, Maine Civic Center, Augusta. MOFGA offers presentations and discussion groups covering a wide range of sustainable agriculture subjects. Presentations are free and open to the public, and are held in the Washington/York Room, the Piscataquis/Sagadahoc Room, and the Oxford Room. No pre-registration required. MOFGA also has an information exhibit during all three days of the Trades Show. MOFGA members are encouraged to attend the Association's Annual Meeting, which will be held from 1:30 to 3:00 in the Piscataquis/Sagadahoc Room.
February 11 - Beginning Beekeeping Workshop
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity. Instructor is David Smith of Sparky's Apiaries. Our beekeeping short course will cover the essentials to get you going in the world of beekeeping. Fee: $50 for MOFGA members; $75 for non-members. More information.
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