The Partridge Challenge
In January the Partridge Foundation awarded $1.0 million to establish an endowment to support MOFGA’s New Farmer Programs. It also pledged an additional $1.0 million if MOFGA can raise a similar amount before 2016. Read more.
Please join MOFGA in meeting this exciting challenge!
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Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine
PO Box 170
Unity, ME 04988
294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity, ME
April 3 - MOFGA’s Common Ground radio show
10 to 11 a.m. on WERU, 89.9 and 99.9 FM and weru.org
April 8 - Grow Your Own Organic Garden Classes
6 to 9 p.m. Classes held in locations throughout Maine to give gardeners the skills and knowledge to transition from conventional to organic gardening. Registration: typically $5 to cover handouts. Information with class locations.
April 11 - MOFGA's Organic Orcharding Workshop: Grafting Fruit Trees
Locations: Common Ground Education Center in Unity with Jen Ries, or College of the Atlantic in Mount Desert with C.J. Walke. Learn to propagate and reproduce your favorite fruit tree varieties. Participants graft trees to take home and plant. $50 per person. Information and registration.
April 11 - "Cultivating Our Community 2015: Healthy Soil Matters!"
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., East Sangerville Grange. Presented in partnership by East Sangerville Grange, Piscataquis County Soil & Water Conservation District, and Maine Highlands MOFGA Chapter. Speakers will cover topics of interest to both gardeners and commercial farmers. Doors open at 9:30. Light lunch will be provided. For directions go to www.grange.org/eastsangervilleme177/ or call Erin Callaway at 343-0171. RSVPs appreciated to make lunch planning easier.
April 14 - Volunteer Kitchen Work Day at MOFGA
Tuesday, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Join Cheryl Wixson in MOFGA's Common Kitchen! We'll prepare food for future MOFGA events, organize the kitchen, and learn new kitchen tips. Contact Anna Libby to register (email@example.com or 568-4142). We'll have a delicious lunch and T-shirts for all our volunteers!
April 19 - Help Plant 75 Historic Apple and Pear Trees
9 a.m. to the afternoon, MOFGA’s Maine Heritage Orchard in Unity. We'll start with a demonstration on how to plant a tree. All ages are welcome. Bring a shovel, lunch, friends and kids. No charge. FMI: MOFGA.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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