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?

Pests & Diseases in the Garden

Portand

Join Caleb Goossen, MOFGA's Crops Specialist, for a "walk & talk" at a community garden in Portland with a focus on identifying and learning how to deal with common vegetable crop pests & diseases. Caleb will help identify pest or disease issues that we find in the gardens and share his go-to methods mitigating their …

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Free

Hayday: A Field & Forest Day at MOFGA

MOFGA's Education Center 294 Crosby Brook Rd, Unity, ME

Join us to learn some new skills & enjoy a summer's day on the MOFGA grounds!This free & family-friendly event is open to all. All workshops are hands-on ... come learn with us • Try out a scythe or expand your scything know-how! Learn about sharpening & peening a blade; mowing technique; making hay and …

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Afternoon Tea and Tour at Triple Chick Farm with MOFGA

Triple Chick Farm ME-102, Bar Harbor

 Join MOFGA executive director Sarah Alexander for sun tea, local, organic baked goods, and a special tour of Triple Chick Farm with new farm managers Adam and Anna Perkins.This event is free but requires registration.REGISTER HEREQuestions? Contact Elizabeth Lucy: [email protected] 

Free

Building & Baking with Outdoor Ovens

Morning Glory Farm 343 Flat Rd, Bethel, ME

Saturday, August 13th, 12 noon - 4 pm, andSunday, August 14th, 9 am - 4 pmThis workshop is being offered on a sliding scale from $100-$200. Please pay what you can afford.Learn to build, and then bake, in a cob oven at beautiful Morning Glory Farm in Bethel, Maine!  Wood fired earth ovens make it …

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$100 – $200

Volunteering with MOFGA

Online

Join us for a free webinar!The hour-long discussion will include a comprehensive overview of volunteering with MOFGA, including year-round opportunities, the Common Ground Country Fair and navigating MOFGA's new volunteer website mofga.vomo.orgThere will be time for questions at the end of the presentation. This event is free but requires preregistration. REGISTER HEREQuestion?Email [email protected]

FREE

Mycology Outside

Registration & scholarship deadline: Monday, Sept 5Presented by The Ecology School, North Spore and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.This event is priced on a scale from $335-$455. Scholarship applications have closed as of 09/06/22.Our second annual weekend full of all things mushrooms! Intended for mushroom enthusiasts from beginner to intermediate.This event will take place at River …

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Fair Clean-Up Day

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association 294 Crosby Brook Rd., Unity, ME

We're looking for help to get the MOFGA fairgrounds in order before the snow flies!We'll be working on various jobs around the fairgrounds to get everything situated after the excitement of the Fair.Volunteers will receive a T-shirt (various years designs available) lunch and a ticket to the volunteer raffle!For more information and to sign up …

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Great Maine Apple Day

MOFGA's Education Center 294 Crosby Brook Rd, Unity, ME

At MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center in Unity, Maine.Sponsored by MOFGA and Fedco Trees.Admission free / optional donation. This event will be mostly outside, with some workshops indoors.Fall fruit season is here! Join us at MOFGA for a day of celebration of apples & other delicious tree fruit. There will be guided tours of the …

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Free
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