Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers

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Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers! Let’s do it safely and effectively.Whether your primary goal is to establish or improve produce safety practices on your farm or to pass a food safety audit, a written food safety plan is a critical and helpful business tool. A food safety plan, written specifically for your farm, provides a …

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Free – $10

Producer Meeting: Irrigation and Water Storage

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The research farm at Johnny’s Selected Seeds manages ten different farm sites, requiring a diverse approach to irrigation and water storage/distribution. Farm Manager Collin Thompson will discuss how Johnny’s has worked to build irrigation capacity at each of its sites using a mix of groundwater, surface water, and stored water. He will also touch on …

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Reflections on Homesteading in Maine

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In partnership with Curtis Memorial Library, the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association is celebrating the recent release of its 50th anniversary book, “The Organic Farming Revolution: Past, Present and Future.” Join us for Reflections on Homesteading in Maine, an evening with contributing writers Karyn Lie-Nielsen and Kirsten Lie-Nielsen. Facilitated by MOFGA’s executive director, Sarah …

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Supporting an Inclusive Workplace Culture

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Join the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and the National Agriculture Apprenticeship Learning Network for a virtual 5 part labor management series designed for farmers that employ workers or host apprentices. This series centers farm workers' stories and guides farm managers through crucial aspects of managing including communication, building inclusive workplace cultures, and empowering …

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Social Media Training for Farmers

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Using social media can be a valuable and cost effective way to drive business for your farm—join this workshop to pick up some communications tips and have an opportunity to ask questions regarding your farm's online presence. During this workshop, Bilal Sarwari will invite you to consider general guidelines when building out your farm's social …

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Free – $50

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers

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Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers! Let’s do it safely and effectively.Whether your primary goal is to establish or improve produce safety practices on your farm or to pass a food safety audit, a written food safety plan is a critical and helpful business tool. A food safety plan, written specifically for your farm, provides a …

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Free – $10

Film Screening: Food for the Rest of Us

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The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, in partnership with Eastern Woodlands Rematriation, is pleased to present an evening of film and discussion. Please join us virtually Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at 5 p.m. for a screening of the 2021 film “Food for the Rest of Us,” a feature-length documentary by Copper Quartz Media. Following …

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Beginner Beekeeping Series

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This is a 3 part webinar series with sessions taking place on: January 30th, February 6th, & February 13th from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.This series has been priced on a sliding scale of $40-$100 for all three events.There are so many reasons to keep honeybees - from supporting pollinators & healthy ecosystems, to getting to …

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$40 – $100

Old Forests: What They Are, Why They’re Important, and Opportunities for Management

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Join Ethan Tapper, the Chittenden County Forester with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation for a discussion about old forests in the Northeast. We’ll explore what old forests look like (it may surprise you!), why they should be important to us, and how we can actively manage existing forests to become more like …

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Free – $15

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers

Online

Produce Farmers Are Food Handlers! Let’s do it safely and effectively.Whether your primary goal is to establish or improve produce safety practices on your farm or to pass a food safety audit, a written food safety plan is a critical and helpful business tool. A food safety plan, written specifically for your farm, provides a …

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Free – $10

Gardening Q&A

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Join us for our first Gardening Q&A of the new year!  As you dream through your seed catalogs and begin to map out your plans for the year, we'd love to chat with you about any questions on your mind to help you get set up for a great growing season. This is a free, informal …

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On Farm Communication

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Join the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and the National Agriculture Apprenticeship Learning Network for a virtual 5 part labor management series designed for farmers that employ workers or host apprentices. This series centers farm workers' stories and guides farm managers through crucial aspects of managing including communication, building inclusive workplace cultures, and empowering …

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