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?

Seed Swap and Scion Exchange

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

This event has been postponed due to weather and so will now be held on Sunday, April 2nd.This will be an indoor and outdoor event, so wear your woolies and come enjoy a warm drink, see old friends, meet new friends and bring home some scionwood for grafting and seeds for planting!Gardeners and orchardists are […]


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

Grow Your Own Organic Garden


Join us for this annual MOFGA event to learn more about the basics of organic gardening-- from choosing a site, to the importance of soil health, to pest control, and beyond.REGISTER HERE


Holistic Orcharding Series

This is a series of three webinars on Holistic Orcharding, scheduled for April 9th, April 16th and April 30th and priced on a sliding scale of $30-$90 for the series.This webinar series is intended to introduce home & beginner orchardists to the core tenants of a holistic approach to fruit tree care. Mike Biltonen, owner […]

$30 – $90

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 […]


Grafting Workshop (online)


Join us online to learn to reproduce your favorite fruit tree varieties! Bench grafting is a very cost-effective way to create (graft) new small trees for planting. Instructor Matt Kaminsky will explain why to graft and will walk you through the correct technique for whip & tongue grafting, and will also demonstrate several other methods. […]

$15 – $25

Grow Your Own Apothecary

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

Learn how to grow a garden of beautiful & medicinal plants that can be used to care for yourself and your family. Emily Springer of Meeting House Herb Farm in Scarborough, Maine, presents a workshop on how plants have been used for centuries in home apothecaries, and offers tips on how you can establish your […]

$20 – $25

Gardening Q&A


Join us for a Gardening Q&A! Whether you’ve been gardening for decades or you’re planning your very first garden this year, we hope you’ll bring your questions to this casual conversation. We’ll meet on Zoom and talk about whatever gardening related queries are on your mind. Popular topics often include pest management, soil health, growing […]


Raising Backyard Broilers


Many backyard gardeners & homesteaders begin with livestock by getting laying hens. Another great starting place with livestock animals can be broilers - chickens being raised specifically for meat. Broilers are small and easy to handle, they stay on your farm for just a short period of time, and start-up costs can be pretty low. […]

Free – $15

Earth Day Workday

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

Join us to celebrate Earth Day with a spring cleanup at MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center in Unity on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.We’ll spend time tidying the grounds to get ready for the upcoming growing season and events we'll be hosting. Tasks include raking, cleaning out garden beds, digging up […]

Grafting Fruit Trees (in-person)

South Portland Recreation Center 21 Nelson Rd, South Portland, ME

This class is being offered in South Portland in partnership with the South Portland Land Trust. An online version of this class is also being offered; more information here. Come join us to learn how to reproduce your favorite apple tree varieties! Bench grafting is a very cost-effective way to create (graft) new small trees for […]

$55 – $65

Film Screening: Delmarva and the Ground for Change

Mitchell Center - UMaine 107 Norman Smith Hall, Orono, Maine

Don’t miss this FREE film screening of "Delmarva and the Ground for Change," a film on soil health and climate change.The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the film director and climate/farming experts, including MOFGA's Organic Crop Specialist, Caleb Goosen.Farmers around the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays are leaders in environmental stewardship. […]

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