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


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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Hayday: A Field & Forest Day at MOFGA

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

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] 


Building & Baking with Outdoor Ovens

Morning Glory Farm 343 Flat Rd, Bethel, ME, United States

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


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]


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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Great Maine Apple Day

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

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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Fair Clean-Up Day

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

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 leave with a T-shirt (various years designs available) lunch and a token of appreciation!For more information and to sign up to …

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The Art of Blending Tea

The Maine Organic Marketplace 55 Main St., Freeport, ME, United States

$50 general admission; $45 for MOFGA membersJoin Emily Springer of Meeting House Farm - a MOFGA certified organic farm in Scarborough, Maine - for a workshop of blending herbal tea and tisanes. Meeting House Farm grows organic herbs for Infusion Herb Co., a local producer of organic herbal products.We will learn the art of blending …

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$45 – $50

Cider Planet: An Evening with Author Claude Jolicoeur

Urban Farm Fermentory 200 Anderson St, Portland, ME, United States

MOFGA and Urban Farm Fermentory proudly welcome Claude Jolicoeur, cider maker and author of The New Cider Maker's Handbook, for an evening discussion of his latest work, Cider Planet. Cider Planet explores and celebrates the cultural history, methods, terroir, and traditions of world-class cider. Long perceived as a European country drink, cider now shines as a global culinary delight …

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Free – $20

Planned Giving Webinar


Join MOFGA, the Northeast Organic Farming Association, Massachusetts Chapter (NOFA/Mass) and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) for a lunchtime webinar as our teams partner with Christine Graham of CPG Enterprises to discuss what it means to include an organization in your gift planning or estate plans!Gift planning can come in so many …

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Wreath Making Workshop

The Maine Organic Marketplace 55 Main St., Freeport, ME, United States

$60 general admission; $55 for MOFGA members Make Your Own Festive Wreath with organic balsam fir greens! Join Celebration Tree Farm & Wellness Center to learn how to make your own wreath. We’ll provide organic balsam fir greens harvested from the forest in Durham, along with dried flowers from Wolfe's Neck Farm, pine cones, and …

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$55 – $60
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