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Cooperative Extension: New Farmers

Small Farm Tools for Veg Production

Rustic Roots Farm Rt 2, Farmington

Please join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and The Greater Franklin Food Council during the 2023 Twilight Meeting Series. These casual meetings are a great place to learn and connect with other farmers and community members, while visiting some wonderful local farms. Come learn more about techniques you can use on your farm and the […]

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Una excursión de la granja en Girard Farm

Girard Farm 385 Main St, Waterboro, ME, United States

July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm FREE Venga con otros agricultores y trabajadores agrícolas de habla hispana para una serie de recorridos por granjas sobre diferentes temas de agricultura sostenible. Estos eventos serán totalmente en español. Una comida pot-luck vendrá después del recorrido. No es necesario registrarse. Girard Farm es una granja de vegetales orgánicos  […]

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Accessing Soil, Leasing Land and Working with What You Got – MOFGA’s FTP

MOFGA's Farm Training Project Accessing Soil, Leasing Land and Working with What You Got *** Sound Pine Farm in Brunswick Wednesday, July 26th, 5-7pm  Join the farmers of Sound Pine Farm on their leased land in Brunswick, ME, as well as Land for Good’s Maine’s field agent and the Maine Department of Agriculture’s state soil […]

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Flower Farming – MOFGA’s FTP

MOFGA's Farm Training Project Flower Farming  Bumbleroot Organic Farm in Windham Wednesday, August 9, 5pm  Learn the basics of flower farming through the seasons in Maine while walking through a field of flowers at Bumbleroot Farm! Bumbleroot Organic Farm is a multi-family owned farm in Windham, ME, focusing on specialty cut flowers and vegetables.   […]

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Farm Diversification & Agritourism

Martin Woods Farm 24 Abijah Hill Rd, Starks

Please join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and The Greater Franklin Food Council during the 2023 Twilight Meeting Series. These casual meetings are a great place to learn and connect with other farmers and community members, while visiting some wonderful local farms. Come learn more about techniques you can use on your farm and the […]

Free

Establishing No-till Production – MOFGA’s FTP

MOFGA's Farm Training Project Establishing No-till Production Tiny Roots Organic Farm in Litchfield Wednesday, August 16th 5-7pm Join Caleb Goossen, MOFGA’s crop specialist, and Tiny Roots Organic Farm in Litchfield, ME, for a discussion on establishing a no-till production system. We will discuss starting a no-till production farm on a small scale, exploring the whys, […]

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Pasture Management and Diversified Livestock – MOFGA’s FTP

MOFGA's Farm Training Project Pasture Management and Diversified Livestock Apple Creek Farm in Bowdoinham Wednesday, August 23rd  5-7pm   Come walk through the pastures of Apple Creek Farm with the farmers and MOFGA’s livestock specialist. Apple Creek Farm is an organic livestock farm based in Bowdoinham, ME, dedicated to grass based meat production grown with […]

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New Farmer Twilight Meeting – Cut Flowers in Newcastle, ME

Veggies to Table Farm 27 Bailey Lane, Newcastle, United States

Please join the UMaine Extension’s Maine New Farmers’ Project for a New Farmers’ educational Twilight Meeting at Veggies to Table in Newcastle, ME. Date: POSTPONED to rain date: September 12, 2023 @5pm Address: 27 Bailey Lane, Newcastle, Maine 04553 FMI and to Register

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