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Farmer to Farmer in the Field

  A series of monthly free farmer-led, farm-based tours and education geared towards advanced and established farmers. ____________ JANUARY 2020 Mothers Who Farm Led by Liz Moran, Darthia Farm January 24, 2020 MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center Come join us for an open and comfortable space for mother’s who farm or homestead to be able to connect

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Farm Training Project Workshops

Weekly events, May through September Designed to augment the on-farm learning of the farm apprenticeship program, MOFGA’s Farm Training Project (FTP) workshops follow an informal format, usually beginning with a farm tour followed by a presentation on the topic of the day. All Farm Training Project events are online for 2020 due to COVID-19 safety

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Nose to Tail Pork Processing Workshop

Nose to Tail Pork Processing Workshop Saturday to Monday – October 6 to 8, 2018 MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food provided. Sustainable agriculture doesn’t end at harvest. Efficient use of every crop component is an important part of sustainable production. This hands-on workshop will demonstrate how you can get

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Organic Orcharding Classes

A series of workshops, covering theory and hands-on practice in organic fruit tree and orchard management. Designed for beginner to intermediate orchardists managing backyard plantings to larger orchards. Pruning Apple Trees – March 7, March 14 Bringing Back an Old Orchard – March 15, March 21 Bench Grafting Fruit Trees – April 4, April 11

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Poultry Processing Workshop

  2019 Poultry Processing Workshop Thursday, July 25, 2019 MOFGA’s Common Kitchen at the Common Ground Education Center, Unity Fee: $75. $60 for MOFGA members Information: Email Diane Schivera or contact the MOFGA office – (207) 568-4142 Join Diane Schivera, MOFGA’s Livestock Specialist and an elite crew of poultry processing professionals for a workshop about

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2019 Chainsaw Safety Classes

2019 Chainsaw Safety Classes MOFGA provides the following information as a public service to those interested in chainsaw safety classes in Maine. As classes are run by different organizations, the curriculum and format for each will vary, and due to unforeseen events, dates may be subject to change. Please note that some classes may be

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