UNITY – The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) offers the following online workshops in April:
â¢ Sunday April 4 – âThe Scionwood & Fruit Tree Workshopsâ will be held from 2 pm to 6 pm. Free webinars start on time, every hour.
â¢ Monday April 5 – âWork Management Series: Communication and Delegationâ will run from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm The series is for farm managers who want to ensure their workers understand the overall goal.
â¢ Wednesday April 7 – âGrow your own organic gardenâ will take place from 5 pm to 7 pm. The cost is $ 0 to $ 10. Topics covered include soil science, composting and crop rotation.
â¢ Thursday April 8 – âContainer Gardeningâ will take place from noon to 1:15 pm Webinar is an optional donation. Learn all about growing food in small spaces.
â¢ Saturday April 10 – âGrafting Fruit Treesâ will take place from 10 am to noon. The cost is $ 30 and $ 20 for MOFGA members. Learn how to graft your own fruit trees. Optional add-on: a transplant package, mailed to you, with everything you need to get started.
â¢ Monday April 12 – âWork Management Series: Supporting LGBTQ + Employees and Apprenticesâ will take place from 4 pm to 6 pm. Learn and discuss the best ways to support LGBTQ + employees and apprentices on your farm.
â¢ Tuesday April 13 – âThe Radical Forest Managerâ will run from 6 pm to 7 pm. The cost is $ 0 to $ 15. A discussion on how ecological forest management can help mitigate the effects of climate change.
â¢ Tuesday April 20 – âPlan your vegetable gardenâ will take place from 6 pm to 7:30 pm The cost is free with an optional donation. The workshop will cover garden layout, choice of varieties and more.
â¢ Sundays April 25, May 2 and 9 – âOrcharding 101 with Michael Phillipsâ will take place from 3 pm to 5 pm. Movable scale: $ 30 to $ 80 for the three sessions. Learn how to build and maintain a healthy, organic orchard.
â¢ Monday April 26 – âWork Management Series: Addressing and Preventing Sexual Harassment in Small Farmsâ will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Cost is $ 0 and the workshop covers response strategies and prevention of harassment in various contexts.
To register, visit mofga.org/event-calendar.
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