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. See our Calendar for events hosted by other organizations.

Organic Orcharding Workshop: Grafting Fruit Trees

April 6, 2019
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fee: $50; $40 for MOFGA members
Three locations: Bar Harbor, Bethel, and MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center in Unity

Please bring your own bag lunch

Learn to propagate and reproduce your favorite fruit tree varieties. Instructors will explain why to graft and will demonstrate the techniques for Whip & Tongue grafting. Participants will graft trees to take home and plant. Care for the new trees will also be discussed. Fee includes all supplies including rootstock, scionwood and handouts. Bar Harbor workshop led by MOFGA's orchard educator C.J. Walke. Bethel workshop led by Eric List. Unity workshop led by Jen Ries and Anne Hallee. Please bring a bag lunch.

You will need to purchase a grafting knife in advance of this event! Any old knife will NOT do. This is the one you will need: https://www.fedcoseeds.com/ogs/search?item=8989.

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