Workshops, Educational Programs, and Events

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Cherryfield Forestry Day MOFGA's Apprenticeship Program -    NEW Farms
Cherryfield Forestry DayMOFGA's Apprenticeship Program - NEW Farms

Low Impact Forestry 101 Field Day in Cherryfield Friday, May 1, 2015 • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Want to learn or polish up on the basics of managing your Maine woodlot? Spend the day with at least six forest and soil experts out in the woods...

You can now pay your Apprenticeship Program NEW Mentor Host Farm fees through our online store!

MOFGA tree Business Planning with Richard Wiswall
Summer Orchard CareBusiness Planning with Richard Wiswall

Held on Saturday, June 27, 2015 in a location to be determined; 10am to 3pm. Registration: $50; $45 student/apprentice; $35 MOFGA members; JPs free.

Start Your Farm Business the Right Way with Richard Wiswall held on February 23 & 24, 2015. Registration fee: $75.

Bud Grafting Kitchen Licensing Workshop in Unity, ME.
Bud GraftingKitchen Licensing Workshop

Learn about this great way to start your own fruit trees and ornamentals. Held in Monroe, ME on August 8, 2015. Registration: $50; $45 Student/Apprentice; $35 MOFGA members.

Held on April 16, 2015 at the Common Ground Education Center in Unity, ME.

MOFGA's Apprenticeship Program - RENEWAL Farms Organic Farming: Principles & Practices
MOFGA's Apprenticeship Program - RENEWAL FarmsOrganic Farming: Principles & Practices

You can now pay your Apprenticeship Program Mentor Host Farm renewal fees through our online store!

Two-part course held on March 18 and 25, 2015 in Augusta, ME from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm both days, catered lunch included. Click for details.

Organic Orcharding 101 with Michael Phillips Pruning Fruit Trees Workshop
Organic Orcharding 101 with Michael PhillipsPruning Fruit Trees Workshop

Join Michael Phillips for a comprehensive look at orchard health strategies for organic growers.; Registration: $40 for MOFGA members; $50 for non-members.

Learn to prune fruit trees! Held on Saturday, February 28 and Saturday, March 14, 2015 in select locations. Registration fee is $50, MOFGA members $35.