Learn to weave, spin and felt; how to raise alpacas, rabbits, chickens and other livestock; how to harness a draft horse or make tinctures from native Maine herbs; and much more.
Farm & Homestead Day at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association offers dozens of free, hands-on and interactive sessions on useful skills for new and old homesteaders and farmers. Come and learn at MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center on Crosby Brook Road in Unity on Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (or show up at 7 a.m. to scythe).
For a complete schedule, see www.mofga.org
For more information, contact the Farm & Homestead Day Rabble Rousing Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or Joe Dupere at MOFGA, email@example.com
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA, www.mofga.org
), formed in 1971, is the oldest and largest state organic organization in the country. The purpose of the association is to help farmers and gardeners grow organic food, fiber and other crops; protect the environment; recycle natural resources; increase local food production; support rural communities; and illuminate for consumers the connection between healthful food and environmentally sound farming practices.