The Partridge Challenge
In January the Partridge Foundation awarded $1.0 million to establish an endowment to support MOFGA’s New Farmer Programs. It also pledged an additional $1.0 million if MOFGA can raise a similar amount before 2016. Read more.
Please join MOFGA in meeting this exciting challenge!
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PO Box 170
Unity, ME 04988
294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity, Maine
Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA
Saturday, June 13, 2015
A Hands-On, Skill-Sharing Event
Get ready to get dirty!
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Rain or shine • Free!
Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA is a free, volunteer-driven event offering hands-on workshops based on re-skilling for resiliency. Please bring a dish to share for the Potluck Picnic Lunch and something to add to the Stone Soup Kettle. Come dressed to participate and ready to get your hands dirty!
Bring family and friends! Many activities are kid-friendly or specifically for kids. Learn skills that will allow you to throw off the shackles of consumer dependency and be more self-reliant. More details.
June 3 - Farm Training Project Workshop – So You Wanna Work with Steel?
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Bahner Farm, Belmont, and Six River Farm, Bowdoinham. Details.
June 5 - MOFGA's Common Ground Radio Show
Friday, 10 to 11 a.m., Live call-in show about food and farming with MOFGA organizers and guest experts.
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June 8 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Ecological Pest Control
Tuesday, 5 p.m., Hatchet Cove Farm, Warren. Details.
June 9 - "Nourish Dinner" to Benefit MOFGA
6 p.m., Vinland Restaurant, 593 Congress Street, Portland, Maine. $45. Buy tickets.
June 10 - Pasture and Forage Management Workshop
Wednesday, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Kennebec Cheesery, 795 Pond Road, Sidney. Farm tour, discussion, Q&A. Presented by UMaine Cooperative Extension, USDA-NRCS and MOFGA. Information and registration.
June 13 - Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA
More than 50 hands-on workshops to help you learn practical skills for resiliency. Free! Information.
June 16 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Ecological Weed Management
Tuesday, 5 p.m., Ripley Farm, Dover-Foxcroft. Details.
June 17 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Ecological Weed Management
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Frith Farm, Scarborough. Details.
June 17 - Pasture and Forage Management workshop
Wednesday, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Oaklands Farm, 114 Oaklands Farm Road, Gardiner. Farm tour, discussion, Q&A. Presented by UMaine Cooperative Extension, USDA-NRCS and MOFGA. Information and registration.
June 23 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Tractor Safety
5 p.m., MOFGA Common Ground Education Center, Unity. Details.
June 23 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Creative and Collaborative Marketing
Tuesday, 5 p.m., The Pickup Cafe & CSA, Skowhegan. Details.
June 24 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Creative and Collaborative Marketing
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Morning Dew Farm, Newcastle. Details.
June 27 - Organic Orcharding Workshop: Summer Orchard Care
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity. $50 non-members; $35 members. Details.
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