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Cooperative Extension: New Farmers

Maine Sheep and Goat School

Wolfe's Next Center 184 Burnett Road, Freeport, Maine

New to sheep or goats? This workshop covers important topics for successful sheep and goat ownership and production. University of Maine Cooperative Extension is working with Maine Department of Agriculture, […]

$50 – $120

LGBTQ+ Farmworker May Day

The goal of this day is for LGBTQ+ farmers, farmworkers, and land stewards to build confidence in safety skills, get excited for the farm season, and feel connected to identity-based […]

Free

Diversified Vegetable Production

Dooryard Farm Camden, Maine

Kickoff the season with a tour of a diversified vegetable farm to see various infrastructure and soil health practices at work. Dooryard Farm is a certified organic farm in Camden […]

Free

Assessing Risk on Urban and Small Acreage Farms Webinar

Online

Urban agriculture: Did you know it’s happening all over Maine? From quarter-acre flower farms to community orchards to backyard gardens, Mainers are growing large quantities of food in our towns […]

BIPOC Farmworker May Day

The goal of this day is for BIPOC farmers, farmworkers, and land stewards to build confidence in safety skills, get excited for the farm season, and feel connected to identity-based […]

Free

Livestock Handling and Animal Health

Misty Brook Farm Albion, Maine

Knowing proper handling and first-aid techniques can save lots of money and grief when raising livestock on your farm. Jacki Martinez Perkins, a long-time homesteader and MOFGA's Dairy and Livestock […]

How to Talk About Money and Why It Matters Webinar

Online

A discussion of all things farm finance – not strictly farm business in nature, specifically personal finances, decision-making, communication, and planning. This session will offer short video interviews with farmers […]

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