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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
294 Crosby Brook Road
MOFGA is an Equal Opportunity organization, provider, and employer.
MOFGA's Organic Orcharding Workshop: Pruning Fruit Trees
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sat., March 25 – MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
Fee: $50; $35 for MOFGA members
Please bring your own bag lunch
Designed for beginner to intermediate orchardists managing backyard plantings to larger orchards. Learn to prune fruit trees to encourage vigorous growth, heavy fruit set, and quality fruit yield. Scionwood collection and storage will also be covered. Confirmation and directions will be sent a week prior to the start of the workshop. Please keep in mind that pre-registration and payment are required.
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March 25 - Organic Orcharding Workshop: Pruning
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity. Learn to prune fruit trees to encourage vigorous growth, heavy fruit set and quality fruit yield. Workshop is geared toward beginners and experienced growers. Pre-register here (required). More information.
March 25 - Organic Orcharding Workshop: Renovating Old Trees
Two locations: Mt. Desert and Newcastle (Cunningham Island). Do you have any old trees on your land that you would like to bring back into production? Attend this workshop and learn to renovate and upkeep your heritage trees. Register here. More information.
April 1 - Organic Orcharding Workshop: Grafting Fruit Trees
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine. Registration fee: $50; $40 for MOFGA members. Register here.More information.
April 5 - Grow Your Own Organic Garden Classes
6 to 9 p.m., locations throughout the state. An evening course designed to provide gardeners with essential skills and knowledge needed to make a transition from conventional to organic gardening.
April 7 - MOFGA's Common Ground Radio Show
An hour on local food and agriculture. 10 a.m. on 89.9 and 99.9 FM and weru.org
April 8 - Organic Orcharding Workshop: Grafting Fruit Trees
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity, Maine. Registration fee: $50; $40 for MOFGA members. Register here. More information.
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