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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?

Organic Lawn and Land care

Online

Co-hosted by MOFGA and the South Portland Land Trust.Do you want to improve the health of your lawn and gardens organically, but don't know where to start? This webinar is for you! Learn the basics of organic lawn and landscape management from organic landscaping professional Chip Osborne.  He'll explain how to build healthy, living soil …

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Free

Mycology Outside

Riverbend Farm Saco, Maine

Presented by The Ecology School, North Spore and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.Join us for Mycology Outside, a weekend of learning all about mushrooms! This event will take place at River Bend Farm, home of The Ecology School, in Saco, Maine. Workshops will include guided foraging walks, chef-led cooking classes, cultivation workshops and …

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$300

Braiding Garlic

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

$65 general admisssion; $55 for MOFGA membersBraiding is a great way to prepare garlic to be stored all winter long, hanging from the rafters in your kitchen where you can use it daily. We're excited to host Carole Mapes of Flywheel Flowers who will be teaching us how to braid (and decorate) home grown soft …

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$55 – $65

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers

Online

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers! Let’s do it safely and effectively.Whether your primary goal is to establish or improve produce safety practices on your farm or to pass a food safety audit, a written food safety plan is a critical and helpful business tool. A food safety plan, written specifically for your farm, provides a …

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Free – $10

Reflections on Homesteading in Maine

Online

In partnership with Curtis Memorial Library, the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association is celebrating the recent release of its 50th anniversary book, “The Organic Farming Revolution: Past, Present and Future.” Join us for Reflections on Homesteading in Maine, an evening with contributing writers Karyn Lie-Nielsen and Kirsten Lie-Nielsen. Facilitated by MOFGA’s executive director, Sarah …

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Free

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers

Online

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers! Let’s do it safely and effectively.Whether your primary goal is to establish or improve produce safety practices on your farm or to pass a food safety audit, a written food safety plan is a critical and helpful business tool. A food safety plan, written specifically for your farm, provides a …

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Free – $10

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers

Online

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers! Let’s do it safely and effectively.Whether your primary goal is to establish or improve produce safety practices on your farm or to pass a food safety audit, a written food safety plan is a critical and helpful business tool. A food safety plan, written specifically for your farm, provides a …

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Free – $10

Gardening Q&A

Online

Join us for our first Gardening Q&A of the new year!  As you dream through your seed catalogs and begin to map out your plans for the year, we'd love to chat with you about any questions on your mind to help you get set up for a great growing season. This is a free, informal …

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Free

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers

Online

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers! Let’s do it safely and effectively.Whether your primary goal is to establish or improve produce safety practices on your farm or to pass a food safety audit, a written food safety plan is a critical and helpful business tool. A food safety plan, written specifically for your farm, provides a …

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Free – $10

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers

Online

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers! Let’s do it safely and effectively.Whether your primary goal is to establish or improve produce safety practices on your farm or to pass a food safety audit, a written food safety plan is a critical and helpful business tool. A food safety plan, written specifically for your farm, provides a …

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Free – $10

Growing Seedlings Indoors

Online

This event is priced on a sliding scale of $0-$15; please pay whatever you're able to.Some vegetables should always be planted outside in the ground, directly from seed (like carrots & radishes). But in our climate, other vegetables – like tomatoes, onions and Brussels sprouts – should be planted in pots or trays indoors, before …

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Free – $15
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