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MOFGA Events

MOFGA Events

Throughout the year, MOFGA hosts hundreds of meetings, workshops, conferences, dinners and festive gatherings. Many take place at our Common Ground Education Center in Unity, Maine. And many more happen at farms, businesses and other venues throughout the state. For events offered by other organizations, see our Calendar page. Interested in giving a workshop for MOFGA? Please complete this form. If you are interested in receiving a scholarship for a MOFGA event click here.

Bread and Brews

A Celebration of Maine Grains and Organic Farming

Saturday, August 17, 2019
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity, Maine

• Event Ticket $45 per person
(Includes tasting glass, beer tastings, live music and bread tasting)
• Overnight Camping $25 (optional)
(One tent or camper per site – on-site flush toilets available)
• Designated Driver ticket $15 – allows entry to the event, but no tasting glass

Join MOFGA as we kickoff our first annual Bread and Brews festival at our Unity fairgrounds this summer.

Co-sponsored by the Maine Grain Alliance, Bread and Brews will showcase Maine-grown grains and the local producers and brewers who use them in this educational and culinary event, complete with beer tasting, live music, workshops,* food trucks and overnight camping.

Gates open at 2 p.m. for campsite setup and workshop attendance. Receive your complimentary MOFGA tasting glass, and enjoy samples of exclusive beers from Maine breweries from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Common Ground Exhibition Hall. Stay for the remainder of the evening with live music, food pairings, food trucks and vendors until 9:30 p.m. Music will be provided by Maine Marimba Ensemble, Driving Charlie Home and Dominic Lavoie.

For those camping overnight, join us for our Breads and Spreads Breakfast on Sunday morning, where a variety of spreads and toppings will be available to slather and stack on toast and bread baked with Maine grains.

Attendance is capped at 500 tickets – purchase early to ensure your spot!

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Confirmed breweries in attendance:

  • Allagash Brewing Company
  • Flight Deck Brewing
  • Lake St. George Brewing
  • Lubec Brewing Company
  • Odd Alewives Brewing
  • Oxbow Brewing
  • Peak Organic Brewing Company
  • Sasanoa Brewing
  • Threshers Brewing Company

More breweries to come!

* Workshop schedule forthcoming – admittance includes access to all available classes.

Interested in volunteering? Volunteers will receive free entry to the event, a MOFGA volunteer t-shirt, free camping, lunch, and an "after-hours" beer tasting with hors d'oeuvres and brewery staff. Volunteers are eligible for a discounted ticket for the beer tasting, but do not automatically get into the beer tasting session for free because most shifts overlap with it. Visit mofga.volunteerhub.com to register to volunteer.

 

Participating Brewers

 

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