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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
294 Crosby Brook Road
MOFGA is an Equal Opportunity organization, provider, and employer.
Principles and Practice
Tuesday, May 24 and
Wednesday, May 25
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
Free for MOFGA apprentices (registration required); MOFGA members $75; all other registrants $100 per day or $150 for both days
This is a two-day immersion course (free for MOFGA apprentices) open to any participants interested in learning the fundamental principles and practices of organic farming.
Join specialists from MOFGA's Agricultural Services Department and a panel of organic farmers for a two-day introductory course in organic farming. Register for either or both days. Lunch will be provided.
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May 6 - 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
May 11 - Farm Training Project Workshop: 2016 Communication Kick-Off Potluck Social
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Villageside Farm, Freedom. Details.
May 12 - Slow Money Maine Gathering in Gardiner
12-4 p.m., Christ Church, Gardiner. Free and open to everyone – entrepreneurs, investors, non-profit representatives. No membership required and all are welcome. www.slowmoneymaine.org
May 18 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Haying Basics & Tractor Safety
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Oaklands Farm, Gardiner. Details.
May 21-22 - Chainsaw Safety Level 1 for Women at Hidden Valley Nature Center
Join Midcoast Conservancy at Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson for a 1-1/2-day introduction to efficient, safe use of chainsaws. $130 for Midcoast Conservancy and MOFGA members; $150 for non-members. Scholarships available upon request. Information.
May 24-25 - Organic Farming: Principles and Practices
Tuesday and Wednesday, MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity. Two-day immersion course on the fundamental principles and practices of organic farming. Free for MOFGA apprentices (registration required); MOFGA members $75; all other registrants $100 per day or $150 for both days. Information and registration.
June 1 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Organic Goat Dairy
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Cosmic Goat Dairy Farm, Litchfield. Details.
June 8 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Organic Livestock Management
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Apple Creek Farm, Bowdoinham. Details.
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