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?

Wreath Making Workshop

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

$60 general admission; $55 for MOFGA membersMake 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 Wolfes Neck Farm, pine cones, and ribbons. You’ll […]

$55 – $60

Dried Flower Wreath-Making

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

$70, $60 for MOFGA members.As the colder weather hits and we’re drawn indoors it’s a great time to craft beautiful things to help keep our spirits high through the winter!Dried flowers make long-lasting wreaths – great for the holidays and beyond. Carole Mapes of Flywheel Flowers will be teaching this class. If you have saved […]

$60 – $70

Foodtopia: Margot Anne Kelley in Conversation with Joel Alex

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

Ever wonder if there’s a better way to live, work, and eat? You’re not alone.“Foodtopia” is the story of five back-to-the-land movements, from 1840 to present day, when large numbers of utopian-minded people in the United States took action to establish small-scale farming as an alternative to mainstream agriculture. Then and now, it’s the story […]

FREE

Winter Financial Series: Financial Statements and Analysis

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

Managing Your Forest With Climate Change in Mind

Online

Are you concerned about the impacts of climate change on forests? Join this webinar to learn about how our forests are impacted by climate change and steps we can take to increase forest resilience. You will also learn about available resources, including a new resource recently developed by UVM Extension, Vermont Forests, Parks and Recreation, […]

Free – $15

Organic Dairy Cook Along

Online

Save the date for a virtual cook along event with chefs Robert Dumas and Robin Kerber on Wednesday, December 21 from 5:30-7 p.m.This winter solstice, celebrate the return of the light while learning how to make several new recipes featuring organic dairy products. Organic dairy farmers in Maine are facing unprecedented challenges due to increased […]

Free – $25

Native Perennials Workshop

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

This workshop is being offered on a sliding scale from $0-$40; please pay what fits in your budget.  The event will be held at MOFGA's Education Center in Unity, Maine. Snow date: January 14th. Join Gene Ripley of Ripley Farm in Dover-Foxcroft to dive into the world of beautiful & pollinator-friendly native perennials! The workshop will begin […]

Free – $40

MOFGA at the 2023 Agricultural Trades Show

The Augusta Civic Center 76 Community Drive, Augusta, ME, United States

The State of Maine Agricultural Trades Show is sponsored by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. It takes place every January and is a place for farm, agricultural and related sectors to network and connect around business needs and trends. Producers and consumers alike visit this three day show to get professional expertise, learn […]

Winter Financial Series: Review Your QuickBooks Set-up for Your Farm

The Maine Agricultural Trades Show 76 Community Dr, Augusta, ME, United States

These sessions are free and designed for established farmers as part of our Winter Financial Series. Catherine Durkin of Maine Farmland Trust and Nicolas Lindholm of MOFGA will lead this session, to show how we recommend setting up your QuickBooks (QB) Chart of Accounts, and why — which will include an overview of financial reports […]

FREE

Winter Financial Series: FarmCalc & Decision Making

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

Recordkeeping with Footprint Farm

Online

Come dive into recordkeeping skills with Taylor Mendell of Footprint Farm! Taylor is a co-owner of Footprint Farm in Starksboro, VT and is the voice behind Habit Farming, an online blog and business planning resource for farmers. Taylor has over a decade of experience streamlining operations, simplifying record keeping systems and tracking grant reporting requirements […]

Free – $50

MOFGA’s Annual Meeting

Online

Please join us for MOFGA’s annual meeting on Thursday, January 19, 2023, at 7 p.m. held online via Zoom. At the annual meeting, you’ll hear reports from board members and MOFGA’s executive director on our impact during 2022, our plans for 2023 and also hear from MOFGA farmers.Members in good standing are encouraged to vote […]

Free

Beekeeping for Beginners

This is a 3 part webinar series with sessions taking place on: January 22, January 29, & February 5 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. All sessions will be recorded & the recordings shared with registrants.This series has been priced on a sliding scale of $40-$100 for all three events to make the course as accessible […]

$40 – $100
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