Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
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Calendar

The following is a list of events taking place around the country – and the world!

Most of the events are organized or co-sponsored by MOFGA but other events are listed as well.

Visit the MOFGA Events page. Interested in giving a workshop for MOFGA? Please complete this form.

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Starting Up! Accessing Resources As a Beginning Farmer

MOFGA Farm Training Project

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 – 5 p.m. on Zoom. Finding a place and resources to farm can be a huge challenge. Whether you’re working as a farm hand, manager or apprentice it is never too soon to consider your options. Abby Sadauckas, Maine field agent for Land For Good and farmer of Apple Creek Farm in Bowdoinham will talk through how to start thinking about your future farm, the land base you’ll need and the variety of ways to achieve your farm dream. If you’re considering farming for a living, please come and contribute to this important conversation. Please register for this conversation here.

Greenhouse and Agriculture Infrastructure Session

Tuesday, September 8, 9 a.m. OR Thursday, September 10, 4:30 p.m. The Maine Sustainable Agriculture Society (ME SAS) is hosting two educational seminars with statewide significance for year round and season extension greenhouses for small and mid-sized commercial Maine farms. The events will be delivered via ZOOM on two dates. The two times are scheduled to make the event accessible to farmers and farm service providers and others with varying schedules and availability. Pre-registration is required; registered participants will receive a confirmation e-mail with the ZOOM link a week in advance of the events. To register please visit www.mesas.org/signup before September 2 to receive priority access.

Climate Change and Farming

MOFGA Farm Training Project

September 16, Wednesday, 5 p.m. on Zoom, Bumbleroot Organic Farm. Join us for a discussion about what climate impacts Maine farmers are experiencing and how they are adapting in their growing techniques. Melissa Law, one of the farmers at Bumbleroot Organic Farm, will discuss farming practices for climate resiliency and how to engage in climate activism. She serves on the Maine Climate Council which helps develop strategy and policy for farmers navigate climate change. Break out rooms will be used to discuss what challenges you are facing on your farm.

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Starting Up! Accessing Resources As a Beginning Farmer

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Greenhouse and Agriculture Infrastructure Session

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Fall Gardening Webinar Series

Fall is here and winter isn't far behind, but there's still lots to do in the garden and orchard! MOFGA is...
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