Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
MOFGA Events

MOFGA Events

Throughout the year, MOFGA hosts hundreds of meetings, workshops, conferences, dinners and festive gatherings. Many take place at our Common Ground Education Center in Unity, Maine. And many more happen at farms, businesses and other venues throughout the state. See our Calendar for events hosted by other organizations.

Flowering in the North

Flower growers' conference
January 28-30, 2019
Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, 88 Bedford St., Portland, Maine
$150

Share knowledge about zone 5 growing, wholesaling, retailing and designing with farm-fresh flowers.

Cosponsored by MOFGA, UMaine Cooperative Extension, Snell Family Farm, Broadturn Farm and the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers.

Registration

Topics Include:

    Organic Certification for Flowers
    On-Farm Communication and Strategies
    Harvest and Post Harvest Efficiency
    Planning Your Planting Season
    Nutrient and Water Management Strategies
    Costs and Value: Pricing and Marketing Flowers
    Field Spring Crops
    Hoophouse Crops
    Dahlias
    Woody Crops
    and more!


Pre-Conference Day-long Workshop on Floral Design and Weddings
January 28, 2019
Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine
$400 per person
(includes light breakfast and lunch)

Looking to grow your wedding and event design game? Come join us for a hands-on day-long workshop with a talented team of expert designers. We will cover all aspects of running a design business starting with marketing your work and the initial conversation with a client, to landing the job, pricing your work and getting the contract signed. Stacy Brenner from Broadturn Farm, Carolyn Snell of Carolyn Snell Designs, Anna Jane Kocon of Little State Flower Farm and author and designer Jill Rizzo of Studio Choo East will team up to teach for the day.

 

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