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?

Fruit Tree Webinars

Online

We aren’t able to gather in person this year for the Seed Swap & Scion Exchange, so instead, we’re hosting virtual conversations about seeds and fruit trees!  See this listing for scheduled Seed & Seed Saving Webinars – March 29th from 2 pm-5 pm. Fruit Tree Webinars – Register here 2 pm: Wild and Feral Trees: Considerations for Scionwood Collection …

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Free

Labor Management Series Communication and Delegation

Online

Join MOFGA and collaborating organizations for a free labor management series this spring designed to help you support a strong, safe, and equitable farming season with employees.REGISTER HEREAll are Zoom based. Communication & Delegation - April 5th, 4-5:30 pmAnne Devin of Chase Stream Farm will teach skills for farm managers to make sure their workers …

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Free

Gardening Q&A

Online

Spring is in the air and many of us are thinking about and planning for our summer gardens. If you have questions you're pondering, we'd love to have you join us at our upcoming Gardening Q&A on April 6th at 11:30 on Zoom. We'll answer as many questions as we can and share resources that …

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Free

Grow Your Own Organic Garden

Online

Each year, MOFGA hosts a Grow Your Own Organic Garden class and this year we are excited to provide it in webinar format. If you're growing a garden for the first time, or have been gardening for awhile and want to learn some new tips or concepts, we hope you can join us. Topics covered …

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Free – $10

Container Gardening

Online

Join Kate Garland from UMaine Cooperative Extension for the next webinar in our Gardening Webinar Series!Beginner gardeners can find great success with container gardens. This workshop will provide an overview of best practices to get the most out of small space gardens and will cover container types, substrates, plant selections, and tips on how to …

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Free

Grafting Fruit Trees

Online

Join us for this virtual workshop and learn to reproduce your favorite apple tree varieties! Bench grafting is a very cost-effective way to create (graft) new small trees for planting. Instructor Matt Kaminskey will explain why to graft and will demonstrate several different types of graft (whip and tongue, bark, and z-grafting). We encourage you …

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$20 – $30

Labor Management Series Supporting LGBTQ+ Employees and Apprentices

Online

Join MOFGA and collaborating organizations for a free labor management series this spring designed to help you support a strong, safe, and equitable farming season with employees.REGISTER HEREAll are Zoom based.Supporting LGBTQ+ Employees and Apprentices - April 12th, 4-6 pmJoin Equality Maine and a panel of queer farmers to learn and discuss some of the …

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Free

The Radical Forest Manager

Online

In a changing climate, forests are both an asset – helping slow and mitigate the effects of climate change by absorbing the carbon we emit – and under threat. Do New England’s forests have a broader role to play in crafting a just and sustainable world? This webinar with Vermont County Forester Ethan Tapper will …

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Free – $15

Planning Your Vegetable Garden

Online

Spring into the growing season! Join Anneli Carter-Sundqvist for a workshop focused on getting you ready to plant this summer's vegetable garden.In this workshop Anneli will share her methods for deciding what to plant (and how much) and designing the layout of your vegetable garden. Whatever your aspirations may be for your plot, you'll learn …

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Free – $10

Orcharding 101

A Three Part Workshop with Michael Phillips on April 25, May 2 and May 9Cost: Sliding Scale, $30-$80, for all three sessions.Free for MOFGA Journeyperson program participants, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) and veterans.Scholarships are also available - anyone can apply here.REGISTER HEREMichael Phillips, author of The Apple Grower and The Holistic Orchard, will lead …

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Labor Management Series Supporting Addressing and Preventing Sexual Harassment on Small Farms

Online

Join MOFGA and collaborating organizations for a free labor management series this spring designed to help you support a strong, safe, and equitable farming season with employees.REGISTER HEREAll are Zoom based.Addressing and Preventing Sexual Harassment on Small Farms - April 26th, 4-5:30 pmDesigned for farmers, this training will feature Sexual Assault Support Services of Midcoast …

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Free

Gardening Q&A

Online

Spring is in the air and many of us are beginning to plant some vegetables and plan our summer gardens. If you have questions you're pondering, we'd love to have you join us at our upcoming Gardening Q&A. We'll answer as many questions as we can and share resources that might be helpful as the growing …

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Free
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