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MOFGA Seed Swap & Scion Exchange

Check with Galen about carpooling or get another car started.

From MOFGA website:

There is no admission charge though donations are always welcome and benefit our Heritage Orchard.
The Maine Tree Crop Alliance, the Maine Seed Saving Network, Fedco and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association will host the twelfth annual combined Seed Swap and Scionwood Exchange, in MOFGA’s Common Ground Exhibition Hall in Unity. For gardeners and orchardists, it’s like the most wonderful flea market in the world. Not only that but most of the best stuff is free!

Please bring any seeds, scionwood, or cuttings you have to share freely with others. Don't have seeds to contribute? Bring some baked goods instead! The day is all about learning and sharing from your neighbors. Last year we gave away scionwood from well over 100 fruit varieties. These contributions are what make the day a success. We’ll supply the labels, tape and markers. On sale will be T-shirts, books, grafting supplies and rootstock.

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  • galen y.


    March 24, 2013

  • galen y.

    It starts at 9am. It usually takes me around 70 minutes. I can swing by Terrell and load up my vehicle with anyone who needs a ride, to leave around 7:50am.

    March 23, 2013

  • galen y.

    I am pruning fruit wood today and tomorrow. :)

    March 21, 2013

  • galen y.

    Seed Saving Workshops: Tomato, Bean, Cucurbits, Biennial Root Crops. Focus on building intermediate seed saving skill sets. Q&A very welcome. All will be held in Common Area, ground level of Education Center.
    10 AM- Cucurbits with Heron Breen
    11 AM- Tomatoes with Donna Dyrek
    1PM- Beans with Sam Birch
    2pm- Biennial Roots with Will Bonsall

    March 15, 2013

    • galen y.

      I seem to think that the last few years it has been 10 to 2, I try to get there around 10 and by 10:15 the place fills up pretty good. This year 9 to 4:30? Good topics. Previously they would do two classrooms, one on grafting the other upstairs on a variety of topics. This year's line-up of speakers looks good.

      March 16, 2013

  • Loren B

    Happy to carpool from the mid coast

    February 28, 2013

  • galen y.

    I got a message from 'Stacey Bourdeau', a Meetup member of 'Penobscot Valley Permaculture'. She is in Detroit and seeking a ride to Unity [Detroit is between Bangor and Unity]. As we approach 24March lets keep her in mind if anyone has room in their vehicle. :)

    February 26, 2013

  • Dee C.

    For gardeners too! You can focus on the seed swap, but you could also learn more about grafting just by being around all these great, informed folks.

    1 · February 15, 2013

  • galen y.

    A fun time will happen for all.

    February 13, 2013

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