Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
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.

Kitchen Licensing Workshop

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Common Ground Education Center, Unity
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $50; $35 for MOFGA members

(Includes lunch)

Registration opens June 15, 2019

Designed for farmers and others interested in home-food processing for resale.

Licensing requirements, food safety, and liability insurance will be covered by panel members, including: Dr. Beth Calder, Food Science Specialist for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Ronda Stone, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry.

After a local, seasonal, organic luncheon, participants will tour a licensed kitchen.

The afternoon program will be dedicated to a discussion of labeling requirements, organic certification requirements, and a round table sharing of experiences.

Interested in a partial or full scholarship? Please fill out a scholarship application form.

 

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