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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.

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Organic Farming Principles and Practices – Livestock Handling


May 6, 2020
Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Misty Brook Farm, Albion

Fees: $40; $35 MOFGA members; free for Journeypersons and apprentices. Lunch included.


Knowing proper handling and first aid techniques can save lots of money and grief when adding livestock to the farm.

Jacki Perkins, a long-time homesteader and MOFGA's organic dairy and livestock specialist, will teach livestock handling at Misty Brook Farm in Albion, Maine. Misty Brook Farm boasts a variety of amiable livestock that are accustomed to intensive handling and uniquely suited for training handlers. Everyone will leave the session with the confidence needed to handle animals safely, and completing this training will benefit current or future employment.

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