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. Please review our event registration policies. 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

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
Turtle Rock Farm, 39 Burbank Ave., Brunswick, Maine 04011

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $55; $40 for MOFGA members; free for MOFGA journeypeople
Includes local catered lunch

REGISTRATION

Designed for farmers and others interested in home food processing for resale or beginning to sell new value-added products.

Licensing requirements, food safety, liability insurance, and labeling requirements will all be covered. Beth Calder, Food Science Specialist from UMaine Cooperative Extension and representatives from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry will present in the morning session.

We'll enjoy a local catered lunch.

The day will finish with a panel of experienced food business owners in Maine, including a baker, a producer of small batch preserves, and a chef. All will share their licensing stories and be available to answer questions.

Scholarships available. Apply here. Applications due by Friday, March 13, 2020.

 

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