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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Medicinal Mead Making Workshop

Sunday, December 11
1 p.m.
769 Congress Street, Portland Maine

Registration Fees
$35 for MOFGA members and $45 for non-members

Join Chef Frank Giglio as we learn about and make mead! In this class you will learn the step-by-step method for preparing your own medicinal mead at home. Each student will start a batch of mead during the class and be able to take it home to ferment and later enjoy. FMI: alibby@mofga.org.

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