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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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MOFGA's Summer Orcharding Workshop

Saturday, June 25, 2016; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location:
Redpath Orchard, 9 Orchard Rd., Cumberland
Registration:
$35 for MOFGA members; free for MOFGA Journeypersons; $50 for non-members

Learn tips and tricks for caring for your orchard through the summer and for getting your orchard to a successful harvest in late summer and fall. C.J. Walke, MOFGA's organic orchardist, will teach this course and will be available to answer any questions you may have. Please remember to bring a bag lunch.

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June 25 - Organic Orcharding Workshop: Summer Orchard Care

June 29 - Conservation Farm Tour: Cover Crop Demonstration

July 1 - MOFGA's Common Ground Call-In Radio Show

July 6 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Farming with Horses

July 7 - Poultry Processing Workshop

July 12 - Cover Crop Management Walk

July 14 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Ecological Weed Management

July 20 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Creative & Collaborative Marketing

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