Alternative Employee Benefits

MOFGA's Education Center 294 Crosby Brook Rd, Unity, ME, United States +1 more

Snow date: February 23. This event is being offered in-person and on Zoom. In this session of our three-part series, we'll look at different types of benefits that farm owners can offer their employees beyond wages, and often instead of health insurance. It's important to know your employees and what matters most to them. That can […]

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Climate Cafe Series

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

Childcare and dinner provided with RSVP. Please join us at the Climate Cafe! MOFGA will be hosting a series of gatherings inviting farmers and farmworkers to connect over climate concerns, share adaptation strategies and strengthen our networks of support. Discussion will be informal and spontaneous, guided by participants' interests, with peer to peer connections at […]

Kitchen Licensing

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

At MOFGA’s Common Ground Educations Center, Unity, Maine. (Snow date: December 14.)This event is priced on a sliding scale from $35-$75. Lunch is included. Please pay what works best for you.Our Kitchen Licensing workshop is back & in person! This workshop is designed for farmers and aspiring small business operators interested in food processing for […]

$35 – $75

Great Maine Apple Day

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

Celebrate the history, flavor and tradition of Maine apples!Sponsored by MOFGA and Fedco Trees.This event will take place at MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center in Unity, ME with a mix of outdoor and indoor activities.  Donations gratefully accepted at the door to support this and other MOFGA programming.Fall fruit season is here! Join us at […]

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Climate Adapted Tree Planting Tour

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

Join us for a walk and talk to explore our new climate adapted tree planting! We will meet to see the new planting of 14 trees (with 14 more to come) with Aleta McKeage of the Waldo County Soil & Water district, who is partnering with us on this project.  Our forests in Maine face extraordinary stressors. The MOFGA campus […]

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Twilight Gatherings: Hand Tools for the Garden

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

Maybe you’ve been considering purchasing a few new tools for your garden, but you’d  like to see them up close, test them out and learn their positive (and negative) attributes. Join Jack Kertesz, MOFGA’s landscape coordinator (and avid hand tool user), for a live, interactive breakout session, where you can poke around and ponder a […]

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Plantas Nativas para la Granja con Bas Rouge Farm & Forge

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

En este taller hablaremos acerca de cómo identificamos ciertas plantas nativas y sus requisitos de crecimiento y propagación. Aprenderemos sobre el beneficio de estas plantas dentro del entorno de la granja para crear caminos alimentarios para polinizadores, hábitat, cercas naturales y cortavientos. Habrá una demostración sobre la variedad de sistemas de raíces, requisitos de luz, […]

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Barn Rebuild Work Day

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

The time has come— we're ready to rebuild the MOFGA barn lost to fire this past January, and we are thankful for our community of volunteers ready to help! Please dress appropriately for outside work, including closed-toe shoes (work boots with a steel toe are even better). Volunteers are welcome to bring their own tools […]

Barn Rebuild Work Day

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

The time has come— we're ready to rebuild the MOFGA barn lost to fire this past January, and we are thankful for our community of volunteers ready to help!Please dress appropriately for outside work, including closed-toe shoes (work boots with a steel toe are even better). Volunteers are welcome to bring their own tools if […]

Farm & Homestead Day

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

Join us for this free, hands-on, skill-sharing event! All ages are invited to MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center in Unity for a day of fun and learning focused on sustainable living skills. Come prepared to roll up your sleeves and dig in!  As the event details are finalized you can learn more here.

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Twilight Gatherings: Tree Tour

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

MOFGA's campus in Unity, Maine, is home to acres of forests and fields as well as demonstration gardens, orchards and other plantings. We hope you'll join us for this opportunity to enjoy and learn from these features on campus this summer as part of our twilight gatherings.  MOFGA is home to a collection of trees […]

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Safe Labor Movement Workshop with Cynthia Flores: Central Maine

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

Labor-Movement will be offering a free movement workshop in Unity, ME on May 30. These workshops are funded through a risk management grant awarded to Labor-Movement through Northeast ERME, via USDA/NIFA, OR funded through Maine Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN), through UMaine Cooperative Extension, Maine DACF awarded by USDA/National Institute of Food and […]

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