UNITY – The annual Small Farm Field Day will take place at from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 31, at MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center. This family event is co-sponsored by the Waldo County Office of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.

Small Farm Field Day features a variety of presentations, demonstrations and hands-on workshops for anyone curious about the tools and techniques of farming and homesteading in Maine, from experienced farmers exploring new enterprises to hobby farmers, homesteaders, and gardeners.

This year will offer different presentations and workshops, with enough variety to satisfy even the most diverse farmer or gardener. Topics will include alternative and renewable energy, organic pest management, poultry processing, small-scale pig, poultry and cow husbandry, soil testing, seed saving, scything, tool sharpening, organic orchard care, season extension, cheesemaking, wild edibles, weed identification and control, irrigation, blacksmithing and movable greenhouses.

The field day is free and open to the public. For more information contact MOFGA at

207-568-4142, or visit the events section of www.mofga.org.


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