Stories of Apple Discovery Using Historical Research

Online

University of Idaho's Heritage Orchard Conference was established in 2019 with an in-person conference held at the Sandpoint Organic Agriculture Center. The conference attracted a diverse group of heritage tree fruit enthusiasts for a day of presentations ranging from heritage fruit exploration to apple identification. Since 2020, the conference has been organized as a free […]

Backyard Maple Syrup Production Webinar

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Join University of Maine Extension Maple Industry Educator Jason Lilley to learn everything you need to know about making your own maple syrup. We'll discuss identifying and tapping trees, collecting and boiling sap, filtering, grading, and canning syrup. Jason will focus on homestead-scale systems that require a limited initial investment in equipment. This webinar is […]

Free – $15

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 […]

FREE

Gardening Q&A

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We hope you'll join us for our first Gardening Q&A of the year!  Whether you've been gardening for decades or you're daydreaming about starting your first garden this year (or somewhere in between), these informal Zoom conversations are a chance to discuss whatever gardening topics are on your mind. Bring your questions for a casual […]

FREE

Growing Asian Vegetables Webinar

Online

Join us for another event in our gardening webinar series!Stephanie Wang is a gardener and an author. Her recently published book "Asian Vegetables" features delicious recipes as well as information about how to grow the 15 Asian vegetables featured in the book. These vegetables translate well to northern climates and are a great addition to […]

Free – $25

Recordkeeping and Farm Planning with Dan Brisebois

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Join Dan Brisebois for a Zoom based talk on farm recordkeeping. Brisebois will discuss setting up systems for harvest, planting, and sales records and how to connect these records to achieve your farm goals. Brisebois is one of the farmers at Tourne-Sol Cooperative Farm, host of the Seed Growers Podcast, and helps farmers navigate spreadsheets […]

Free – $15

Starting Your Farm: Planning Your First Year in Production

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MOFGA’s Farm Training Project (FTP) workshops are designed for apprentices, Journeypeople, farmworkers and other beginning farmers. They follow an informal format including a farm tour and conversation on the topic of the day. All events are free but require registration. The Starting Your Farm workshop is a three-part Zoom series. Designed for participants who have […]

FREE

Using Your Heirloom Apples to Make Amazing (Fermented) Cider

Online

University of Idaho's Heritage Orchard Conference was established in 2019 with an in-person conference held at the Sandpoint Organic Agriculture Center. The conference attracted a diverse group of heritage tree fruit enthusiasts for a day of presentations ranging from heritage fruit exploration to apple identification. Since 2020, the conference has been organized as a free […]

Starting Your Farm: Selecting Your Enterprises

Online

MOFGA’s Farm Training Project (FTP) workshops are designed for apprentices, Journeypeople, farmworkers and other beginning farmers. They follow an informal format including a farm tour and conversation on the topic of the day. All events are free but require registration. The Starting Your Farm workshop is a three-part Zoom series. Once you have begun to […]

FREE

Starting Your Farm: Accessing Resources

Online

MOFGA’s Farm Training Project (FTP) workshops are designed for apprentices, Journeypeople, farmworkers and other beginning farmers. They follow an informal format including a farm tour and conversation on the topic of the day. All events are free but require registration.The Starting Your Farm workshop is a three-part Zoom series. First up is Accessing Resources. Finding […]

FREE

Farmer to Farmer in the Field: Using Cash Flow Projections when Considering Infrastructure Purchases

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Farmer to Farmer in the Field is a series of monthly free farmer-led education geared towards advanced and established farmers.Creating, understanding and utilizing cash flow projections can be daunting, but the results can be empowering and even life-changing. In this session, we'll take an informal walk through how a good, simple practice of cash flow […]

FREE
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