March 2015 Newsletter

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

Upcoming EventsProtect Your Backyard Poultry Flock (Bangor) – March 14York County Regional Gathering: March 14Oxford County Regional Gathering: March 20Maine Maple Sunday: March 22″Read ME” Agriculture: March 23-27Cumberland County Regional Gathering: March 28Kennebec County Regional Gathering: April 9Androscoggin County Regional Gathering: April 30Maine School Garden Day Intensive: May 2Penobscot County Regional Gathering: May 14Washington County Regional Gathering: June 6Grant DeadlinesPlum … Read More

February 2015 Newsletter

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

Upcoming EventsLincoln County Regional Gathering: Feb 28York County Regional Gathering: March 14Oxford County Regional Gathering: March 20Maine Maple Sunday: March 22″Read ME” Agriculture: March 23-27Cumberland County Regional Gathering: March 28Kennebec County Regional Gathering: April 9Androscoggin County Regional Gathering: April 30Maine School Garden Day Intensive: May 2Penobscot County Regional Gathering: May 14Washington County Regional Gathering: June 6Grant DeadlinesPlum $500 Youth Grants: … Read More

January 2015 Newsletter

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

Upcoming EventsMaine Agricultural Trades Show: Jan 13-15Lincoln County Regional Gathering: Feb 28Grant DeadlinesCaptain Planet Foundation Grant: January 31The Flannel Shirt Fund: Feb 1Plum $500 Youth Grants: RollingDigital Wish Grants: MonthlyRetreeUS: RollingFruit Tree 101: RollingLet’s Move! Salad Bars to Schools: RollingSchool and Community Garden Grants: MultipleNetworkingRebecca Jacobs of Knox-Lincoln SWCD helped us field a question about keeping deer out of the … Read More

December 2014 Newsletter

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

Upcoming EventsMaine Agricultural Trades Show: Jan 13-15Grant DeadlinesCaptain Planet Foundation Grant: January 31The Flannel Shirt Fund: Feb 1Plum $500 Youth Grants: RollingDigital Wish Grants: MonthlyRetreeUS: RollingFruit Tree 101: RollingLet’s Move! Salad Bars to Schools: RollingSchool and Community Garden Grants: MultipleNetworkingDo you have a great idea for a project that needs funding?Barnraiser is a new online crowd funding platform that supports … Read More

November 2014 Newsletter

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

Upcoming EventsMaine Farm to School Conference(Ellsworth): Nov 2Beginner Bee Keeping(Falmouth): Nov 13.Maine School Garden Network Annual Meeting(Damariscotta): Nov 14Pollinator Health & Safety Conference(South Portland): Nov 20 Grant DeadlinesCaptain Planet Foundation Grant: January 31White-Reindhart Mini Grants: Oct 15Plum $500 Youth Grants: RollingDigital Wish Grants: MonthlyRetreeUS: RollingFruit Tree 101: RollingLet’s Move! Salad Bars to Schools: RollingSchool and Community Garden Grants: MultipleThe Flannel Shirt … Read More

October 2014 Newsletter

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

Upcoming EventsFryeburg Fair: Sept 28-Oct 5National Farm to School Month: OctoberSchool Garden 101 Short Course (S. Berwick) Registration Deadline: Oct 17Master Gardener Volunteer TrainingClasses Start (Knox, Waldo, Lincoln counties): Oct 2Beginner BeekeepingClasses Start (Falmouth): Oct 14Great Maine Apple Day (Unity): Oct 25Maine Farm to School Conference(Ellsworth) Registration Deadline: Oct 29, Conference: Nov 2 Grant DeadlinesCaptain Planet Foundation Grant: January 31White-Reindhart Mini Grants: Oct … Read More

Maine Farm to School Conference 2014

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

Join students, teachers, school food service folks and a wide range of citizen supporters who come together to share stories, lessons learned and the dynamic energy of the Maine Farm to School Movement.   This event will provide an opportunity to: Learn about the 3 legs of the movement:Buying and Cooking Maine Products for School MeansHundreds of School Gardens, spreading rapidly, and … Read More

August 2014 Newsletter

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

Upcoming EventsMOFGA’s Common Ground Country Fair – Sept. 19, 20, 21 (Unity)Maine Harvest Lunch Week – Sept. 22 – 26School Garden Open House – Sept. 27Orcharding Workshop with John Bunker – Sept. 28 (Deer Isle)GrantsCaptain Planet Foundation GrantWhite-Reindhart Mini GrantsGreen Works GrantPlum $500 Youth GrantsDigital Wish GrantsFruit Tree 101Let’s Move! Salad Bars to SchoolsSchool and Community Garden GrantsThe Flannel Shirt … Read More

July 2014 Newsletter

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

Upcoming EventsPittston Fair: July 24 – July 27Open Farm Day: July 27Northern Maine Fair (Presque Isle): July 25-August 2 Bangor State Fair: July 25-August 3Monmouth Fair: July 29 – August 2Summer Teachers Institute (Unity College): August 4-8 Topsham Fair: August 5-10Cooking For Crowds (Bangor): August 7Skowhegan Fair: August 7-16GrantsCaptain Planet Foundation GrantGreen Works GrantPlum $500 Youth GrantsDigital Wish GrantsFruit Tree 101Let’s Move! … Read More

May 2014 Newsletter

posted in: Uncategorized | 0

Upcoming EventsPreserving the Harvest: Drying Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs:June 10Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA: June 14Preserving the Harvest: Rhubarb Chutney: June 17Maine Fare: June 20-21Preserving the Harvest: Strawberries: June 26GrantsAetna Foundation due Jun. 5Maine Agriculture in the Classroom due Jun. 13NetworkingHow do you get volunteers involved in the garden?  Are they parents, farmers, local business owners, master gardeners, garden club members? … Read More

1 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25