Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Calendar

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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COVID-19 and Farm Work Safety on Zoom

MOFGA Farm Training Project

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 – 5 p.m. with Villageside Farm on ZOOM. Join us electronically for a webinar on farm safety during the time of COVID-19. Villageside Farm will present safe operating procedures they have implemented on their vegetable farm to support their crew of workers as well as communication skills during this stressful time. There will be time for Q and A about best practices as well. Please register for this event here.

Apprenticeship and Farm Worker Social on Zoom

MOFGA Farm Training Project

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 – 5 p.m. Join us electronically to kick off the farming season. You will receive an overview of MOFGA’s educational programs and support resources available to apprentices and new farmers. Most importantly, it’s a great chance to start meeting apprentices and farm workers from other farms across the state. We look forward to seeing you there! Grab a beverage of your choice and zoom in to say hi.

July Zoom Call Check-In for Farm Workers and Apprentices

MOFGA Farm Training Project

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 – 5 p.m. Join Bo Dennis, Beginning Farmer Program Specialist at MOFGA, for an informal Zoom check in. This will be a time to connect with other apprentices and farm workers about their season and get any support you may need at this time. Ground rules will be set to provide a confidential space. Please register here.

Soil Health and Intensified Vegetable Growing

MOFGA Farm Training Project

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 on ZOOM. Daniel Mays, farmer at Frith Farm, produces diversified vegetables on 2 acres in a no-till system. Come electronically discuss soil health management strategies including cover cropping, tarping, and permanent bed systems as we take a virtual tour of his farm. How to produce a bounty of organic produce in compact spaces will also be explored. View recordings of this webinar on YouTube:
PART 1
– farm tour video
PART 2 – workshop with images and audio

Land Justice and Rematriation

MOFGA Farm Training Project

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 – 5 p.m., with Alivia Moore from Eastern Woodlands Rematriation Collective. Learn about Wabanaki food system rematriation efforts and explore an Indigenous perspective on land justice with Alivia Moore, co-founder of Eastern Woodlands Rematriation. Reparation strategies of land return, cultivation/harvest agreements, and cultural use agreements will be discussed.

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7/29/2020 5:00 PM

Land Justice and Rematriation

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 – 5 p.m., with Alivia Moore from Eastern Woodlands Rematriation Collective. Learn...
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8/11/2020 11:00 AM
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Kids Gardening Club

August 11, 2020 – Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Online. FREE. Kids (approximately aged 6-10) can log onto Zoom...
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8/12/2020 5:00 PM

Farming and Marketing Cooperatively

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 – 5 p.m. on Zoom. Join us electronically to learn about New Roots Cooperative...
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8/18/2020 5:00 PM
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Season Extension Techniques for the Home Gardener

August 18, 2020 – Tuesday, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Online. Free. Our gardens may be basking in the heat of summer...
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8/19/2020 5:00 PM

August Zoom Call Check-In for Farm Workers and Apprentices

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 – 5 p.m. on Zoom. Join Bo Dennis, Beginning Farmer Program Specialist at MOFGA, for...
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8/26/2020 5:00 PM

Seed Saving and Production on a Diversified Farm

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 – 5 p.m. on Zoom. Roberta Bailey of Fedco Seeds operates Seven Tree Farm in...
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9/2/2020 5:00 PM

Starting Up! Accessing Resources As a Beginning Farmer

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 – 5 p.m. on Zoom. Finding a place and resources to farm can be a huge challenge....
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