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MOFGA's Nose to Tail Pork Processing Workshop


Nose to Tail
Pork Processing Workshop


Saturday to Monday - October 8 to 10, 2016
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Food provided.

Registration now open

Sustainable agriculture doesn’t end at harvest. Efficient use of every crop component is an important part of sustainable production. This hands-on workshop will demonstrate how you can get the most and the best out of an organic, pasture-raised pig, from slaughter to sausage, using every part but the squeal.

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Upcoming MOFGA Events

October 2 - Introduction to Fermentation

October 5 - Cider: The History of its Decline and Rebirth

October 7 - MOFGA's Common Ground Call-In Radio Show

October 8 - Aroostook Apple Day

October 8-10 - Nose to Tail Pork Processing

October: 10: Landscape Quilting Workshop

October 12: Gardening Q & A with Eric Sideman

October 13 - Flower Arranging Workshop

October 14 - 5th Annual Maine Farm to School Conference

October 15 - Post-Fair Cleanup

October 16 - Great Maine Apple Day

November 4-6 - Farmer to Farmer Conference

November 17-20 - Low Impact Forestry Workshops

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