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?

Assisted Migration of Maine’s Forests: Insights from Experimental Planting Studies in Maine

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

*Registration is free for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) community members, as well as members of the MOFGA Journeyperson program.  In this session, Dr. Jay Wason and two of his current graduate students, Laura Pinover and Emily MacDonald, will discuss how their recent and ongoing research efforts are helping us understand how forest […]

$5 – $20

Open-to-all Chainsaw Safety Training

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

Learn safe chainsaw operation in these one-and-a-half-day courses. We’ll cover personal protective equipment (PPE) and chainsaw selection, and practice safe handling and open-face bore cutting techniques with instructor supervision. Designed for beginners.REGISTER HERELearn more about MOFGA's chainsaw courses here!$240 general admission and $190 for MOFGA and Midcoast Conservancy members.Questions? Email [email protected]

$190 – $240

Environmental Ethics in Running a Logging Business

Online

Join us for a discussion with Katrina Amaral of Timberdoodle Farm to learn about logging for long-term sustainable land management while farming, what to consider for stand health and diversity, and Timberdoodle's environmental ethic.REGISTER HERETimberdoodle Farm is a specialty logging & sawmill business based in Strafford, New Hampshire. Owners Miles and Katrina Amaral began custom […]

Free – $20

Logging with Farm Tractors & Forestry Winches

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

Learn the basic skills needed to safely use a winch-equipped farm tractor in the woods. This beginner-level course will cover basic tractor and winch operation, building hitches, skid trail layout, landing management and techniques to limit residual stand damage. The course will not include hands-on tree felling instruction. REGISTER HERE *This sliding scale registration is […]

$50 – $100

Natural Dyeing: Forest & Field

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

*This event is free for participants in MOFGA's Journeyperson program, as well as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) community members.Learn to dye fabrics with  locally foraged plant materials in this introductory natural dyeing workshop, open to new and experienced dyers alike. Participants will tie-dye cotton bandanas with goldenrod and experiment with wool yarn […]

$50 – $80

The Common Ground Country Fair

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

The Common Ground Country Fair will be held at MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center in Unity, Maine on September 20, 21, and 22, 2024. MOFGA’s annual celebration of rural living features 1000+ exhibitors and speakers, and emphasizes vibrant communities, sustainable living and local economies, while highlighting organic agriculture. Learn more here.Advance tickets are on sale […]

$12 – $20
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