Hayday: A Field & Forest Day at MOFGA

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

Join us to learn some new skills & enjoy a summer's day on the MOFGA grounds!This free & family-friendly event is open to all. All workshops are hands-on ... come learn with us!• Try out a scythe and learn about honing (sharpening), making hay, mowing & lots more in the fields;• Learn to build an …

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Dyeing with Indigo

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

Join us on the MOFGA campus for this immersive, hands-on workshop about dyeing with indigo! Japanese Indigo (Persicaria tinctoria) grows vigorously in Maine and can be used to dye fabric and wool many shades of blue. Come learn how to dye using fresh indigo that we'll harvest together as part of the workshop!The class will …

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$110 – $135

Logging with Farm Tractors and Forestry Winches

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

Learn the basic skills needed to safely use a winch-equipped farm tractor in the woods. This beginner-level course will cover basic tractor and winch operation, building hitches, skid trail layout, landing management and techniques to limit residual stand damage. The course will not include hands-on tree felling instruction. Please bring a lunch.$100; $75 MOFGA members.REGISTER …

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$75 – $100

Introduction to Portable Sawmilling

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

Join professional sawyer Nick Zandstra for a hands-on opportunity to learn about portable bandsaw mills. The course will cover basic mill operation, mill yard layout and techniques to maximize lumber quality while milling hardwood and pine logs harvested from the MOFGA woodlot.Please note: Though the course will be taught using a fully-hydraulic Woodmizer mill, the …

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$75 – $100
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