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?

Produce Food Safety Training Course

Online

Produce farmers are food handlers! Let’s do it safely and cost-effectively.A practical, systems-based training, designed by farmers for farmers, to develop and implement scale-appropriate food safety plans. In this six week online class, farmers are guided through the process of performing food safety risk assessments of their farm operations. They identify changes they wish to […]

FREE

Winter Financial Series: Planning for Long-term Success

Online

These sessions are free and designed for established farmers. Parts of these sessions are open to all, while our Maine Farm Resilience Program (MFRP) participants will have additional session time with our presenters after the presentations. Most sessions are virtual and can be signed up for individually or as a whole. Open to All: 9 […]

FREE

Winter Financial Series: On Farm Communication

Online

These sessions are free and designed for established farmers. Parts of these sessions are open to all, while our Maine Farm Resilience Program (MFRP) participants will have additional session time with our presenters after the presentations. Most sessions are virtual and can be signed up for individually or as a whole. Open to All: 9 […]

FREE

Soil Steaming Workshop

Johnny's Selected Seeds Research Farm 184 Foss Hill Road, Albion

Andre Cantelmo of Heron Pond Farm will discuss the process and benefits of soil steaming for specialty crop producers. Join as he demonstrates how to operate his Sioux low pressure steam generator to address weed and disease issues on one of the high tunnels used for research at Johnny's Selected Seeds. Lunch will be provided […]

FREE

Propagating & Sowing Native Edible Plants

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens 105 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, United States

Co-hosted by Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and MOFGA. This workshop will be held in Boothbay at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.With demand for native plants increasing, there are plenty of reasons and opportunities to incorporate them into your professional practice, nursery business or landscape projects. This hands-on workshop with Leo Kenney from Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary and […]

$60 – $75

Farmer Climate Forums: Efficient Water Management in Vegetable Production

Online

MOFGA and NOFA-VT invite you to join other farmers from Maine and Vermont for a series of forums focused on water, including management, systems, and adaptation strategies for making it through times of drought and excess precipitation. Each session will begin with a short 30 minute presentation by a guest speaker. We will then move […]

FREE

Farmer Climate Forums: Grassland Water Management

Online

MOFGA and NOFA-VT invite you to join other farmers from Maine and Vermont for a series of forums focused on water, including management, systems, and adaptation strategies for making it through times of drought and excess precipitation. Each session will begin with a short 30 minute presentation by a guest speaker. We will then move […]

FREE

Farmer Climate Forums: Whole-Farm Water Management

Online

MOFGA and NOFA-VT invite you to join other farmers from Maine and Vermont for a series of forums focused on water, including management, systems, and adaptation strategies for making it through times of drought and excess precipitation. Each session will begin with a short 30 minute presentation by a guest speaker. We will then move […]

FREE

Yoga for Farmers and Gardeners

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

Join Alyssa Adkins of Farthest Field Farm for a farmer and gardener focused, slow flow vinyasa class on the first Wednesday of every month. The class will be a mix of strong poses interspersed with (optional) vinyasa flows, stretching, with lots of focus on the breath and plenty of time for rest at the end. […]

$10 – $15

Milk with Dignity at South Paw Farm

South Paw Farm 355 Greeley Rd, Freedom

Join MOFGA at South Paw Farm on April 11 at 6pm for the Milk with Dignity campaign as part of Migrant Justice. No registration needed, come to learn and stay for a potluck. Immigrant dairy workers are traveling across the northeast this spring to connect with supporters and take action for Milk with Dignity. Farmworker […]

FREE

Intro to Crop Production

Calyx Farm 133 North Main Street, Morrill

MOFGA’s Farm Training Project (FTP) workshops are designed for apprentices, Journeypeople, farmworkers and other beginning farmers. They follow an informal format including a farm tour and conversation on the topic of the day. All events are free but require registration.Join MOFGA’s Crop Specialist Caleb Goossen and Calyx Farm for an introductory workshop on organic crop […]

FREE

Farmer to Farmer in the Field: Farming, Finances & Finding Balance

Buckle Farm 43 Fisher Rd, Unity

MOFGA's Farmer to Farmer in the Field is a series of monthly free farmer-led, farm-based tours and education geared towards advanced and established farmers.Jim Buckle & Hannah Hamilton offer their reflections on navigating financial challenges and decision making on their organic vegetable farm. They will touch on topics of establishing a basic understanding of financial […]

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