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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.

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Season Extension Techniques for the Home Gardener

Row cover over peppers

Row cover over peppers

August 18, 2020
Tuesday, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Online. Free.

REGISTRATION

Our gardens may be basking in the heat of summer but we do live in Maine and so the cold weather will be here before we know it! Join Dave Colson, MOFGA's Agricultural Specialist for Southern Maine, to learn about several ways to extend the growing season into the fall by protecting your plants from the cold. Dave will discuss the benefits of growing under cover (using plastic or row cover fabric) as well as the pros and cons of several different styles of covers for garden beds. He'll also talk about how to construct these covers at home. Dave will also share information on which crops tend to grow well into the late fall, when to plant them and tips on caring for them as the weather gets colder. This class could also appeal to gardeners beyond 'beginner' level who are interested in experimenting with season extension for the first time. You will receive the link to join this webinar when you register.

Dave Colson has worked with MOFGA in countless ways since 1985 when his family's New Leaf Farm in Durham first got organic certification, recently as Agricultural Services Director. Dave has now scaled back farm production and shares the wealth of knowledge that he has gained through decades of organic farming in Maine.

Contact [email protected] with questions.

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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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