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?

Farmer Climate Forums: Efficient Water Management in Vegetable Production

Online

MOFGA and NOFA-VT invite you to join other farmers from Maine and Vermont for a series of forums focused on water, including management, systems, and adaptation strategies for making it through times of drought and excess precipitation. Each session will begin with a short 30 minute presentation by a guest speaker. We will then move […]

FREE

Bundle Dye Workshop

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

Join textile artist Samantha Verrone for a hands-on workshop on bundle dyeing. Using food waste (like onion skins and tea bags), wilted birthday flowers and eucalyptus leaves, we will bundle textiles and steam color into cloth, exploring how natural dyes change by adjusting pH with color shifters like vinegar and rust water. We will also […]

$65 – $75

Fruit Tree Pruning

$50; $35 for MOFGA members. Free for Journeyperson program participants and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color). Scholarship application for anyone interested is available here. Learn to prune fruit trees to encourage vigorous growth, healthy fruit set and quality fruit yield. Collection and storage of scionwood will also be discussed. This workshop is appropriate for those […]

$35 – $50

Farmer Climate Forums: Grassland Water Management

Online

MOFGA and NOFA-VT invite you to join other farmers from Maine and Vermont for a series of forums focused on water, including management, systems, and adaptation strategies for making it through times of drought and excess precipitation. Each session will begin with a short 30 minute presentation by a guest speaker. We will then move […]

FREE

Bringing Back an Old Orchard

$50; $35 for MOFGA members. Free for Journeyperson program participants and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) community members. Scholarship application for anyone interested is available here.Are there old, overgrown fruit trees on or near your property? Don't give up on them! Join us for this pruning workshop focused on renovating mature or neglected fruit […]

$35 – $50

Managing Forests for Carbon and Climate Change

Online

Understanding how to manage and take care of forests in an uncertain future is a complex undertaking. In this webinar with Vermont Counnty Forester Ethan Tapper, we’ll discuss how to balance managing forests for climate resilience and adaptation, carbon sequestration and storage, wildlife habitat, and biodiversity, while also considering the benefits of local renewable resources […]

Free – $15

Gardening Q&A

Online

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 […]

FREE

Farmer Climate Forums: Whole-Farm Water Management

Online

MOFGA and NOFA-VT invite you to join other farmers from Maine and Vermont for a series of forums focused on water, including management, systems, and adaptation strategies for making it through times of drought and excess precipitation. Each session will begin with a short 30 minute presentation by a guest speaker. We will then move […]

FREE

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 […]

Free

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

Online

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

FREE

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
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