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.

York County Winter Regional Grower Meeting

February 14, 2019 – UMaine Cooperative Extension York County Office, Public Meeting Room, 15 Oak Street, Suite 302, Springvale, ME 04083 (register here for lunch). Hosted by MOFGA, York County Farmers' Network, and UMaine Cooperative Extension.

This event will provide the southern Maine community of farmers an opportunity to connect with one another, to hear about MOFGA technical services and programs for commercial growers, and to learn more about the York County Farmers' Network. Our intent is to offer high value content and to hear from local farmers about how we can better support one another.

A local foods lunch will be provided. Please RSVP so we make sure we have enough food for everyone, but registration is not required to attend! All commercial growers are welcome.

Topics for the day will include

  • business support services for farmers: where to turn when your farm business needs to adapt and evolve?
  • making record-keeping for organic certification more accessible through standard operating procedures
  • training/workshop or networking determined by local farmers
  • listening session
  • opportunity to connect with regional service providers (including MOFGA staff)

Agenda *
10:30 Welcome and Introductions
11:00 Organic certification and SOP's: making certification record-keeping more accessible for farmers
12:00 Business support services: Where to turn when your farm needs to adapt and evolve
12:30 Lunch
1:00 Lunch/meet with local service providers
1:30 Listening session: what are the trends and concerns for farmers in Southern Maine?
2:00 York County Farmer's Network session

*Agenda may shift somewhat based on registrant needs and interests.

Not in Southern Maine? Keep an eye out for a meeting near you!
Aroostook County - February 28, Littleton Snowmobile Club
Downeast - Date and Location TBD
Western Maine - Date TBD, Sangerville Grange

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