Upcoming NOFA Events – MA, NH, VT

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Upcoming NOFA Events in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont – From the Northeast Organic Farming Association – Spring-Summer 2021

Upcoming NOFA Events – Spring-Summer 2021

May 28 — Mothers Who Farm. Friday, 3:30-5 p.m. Online. Free. A discussion for anyone wanting to connect with others about raising children while farming. Registration
June 3 — Low Intervention Fruit Tree Care. Thursday, 5-6:30 p.m. Online. Sliding scale. Focused on strategies for growing organic fruit with limited intervention and no spray. Registration
June 8 — Gardening Q&A. Tuesday, 7-8 p.m. Online. Free. A conversation to help answer your gardening questions. Registration
June 9 — Apprenticeship and Worker Orientation. Wednesday, 5 p.m. Online. Free. A great chance to start meeting apprentices and farm workers from other farms across the state! Registration
June 10 — Holistic Practices at the Heritage Orchard. Thursday, 5-6:30 p.m. Online. Sliding scale: $ 0-$ 25. Focused on techniques that involve the use of organic sprays and amendments. Registration 
June 12 — Intro. to Forestry Workshop. Two identical sessions: Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4:30 p.m. Whitney Woodlot, Gray, Maine. $ 25; $ 20 for MOFGA and MWO members. An introduction to the basics of forest ecology and stewardship. Register for either the morning session or afternoon session here.
July 14 — Making Local Food Accessible. Wednesday, 5 p.m. Online. A virtual tour of two farms with dedicated models to ensure their fresh produce is accessible to Mainers of all incomes. Registration
June 19 — Worm Bin Building Workshop. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Unity, Maine. Free. Set up a worm bin to take home and learn how to get started with vermicomposting. Registration
June 19 — Bluebird Box Building Workshop. Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m. Unity, Maine. Free. Build your own bluebird box to take home in this hands-on workshop. Registration
June 25 — Preventing and Addressing Plant Diseases in the Garden. Friday, 12-1:30 p.m. Sliding scale: $ 0-$ 10. Caleb Goossen, MOFGA’s crop specialist, will share how to minimize and respond to disease. Registration
August 18-19 — Heritage Bread Festival. Wednesday and Thursday. Belfast, Maine. $ 25 per day; $ 48 for both. Explore grain biodiversity, artisan baking and celebrate the harvest. Registration
August 21 — Exploring the Future Forests of Maine. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Head of Tide Preserve, Belfast, Maine. Free. Learn about how climate change and invasive species impact native trees. Registration

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