Maine Permaculture and Agroforestry Convergence


When: July 20-21, 2024

Location: Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) in Unity, Maine.

Convergence Schedule:

Saturday, July 20

  • 10:00 AM – Opening Circle
  • 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM – Workshops (schedule below)
  • 12:00 PM – Vegetarian Lunch at the Food Tent
  • 4:30 PM – Networking Conversations
  • 6:00 PM – Potluck Dinner (please bring something to share)
  • 7:00 PM – Untalent Show with Homebrew Tasting (bring something for everyone to try)
  • DARK – Fire and Jam Session (bring instruments if you want)

Sunday July 21

  • 8:00 AM – Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM – Work Party – Permablitz Style
  • 11:30 AM – Closing Circle and Cleanup

Saturday Workshops:

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Building Resilience | Native Plant Communities with Ivonne Vasquez

 

 

 

Tree, Shrub, and Other Kindred Plant Tour of the MOFGA Grounds with Jack Kertesz

 

 

Organic Ecological Christmas Tree Farming with Jonah Fertig-Burd

 

 

Evolution of a Permaculture Homestead After 35 Years with Tom Levesque

 

 


1:30 – 3:00 PM

Indigenous Forest Stewardship with Natalie Michelle

 

 

Hand Tool Permaculture Earthworks with Teddy Mattson

 

 

Plant Walk with Owen Doll

 

 

Tree Canopy Harvests Rejuvenate Everyone! with Shana Hanson (until 4:30 PM)

 

 


3:00 – 4:30 PM

Perennial Vegetables for the North-East with Aaron Parker

 

 

Promoting Climate-Smart Sustainable Agriculture in New England through Regionally Adapted Agroforestry Systems with Heidi Asbjornsen

 

Permaculture Olympics with Teddy Mattson

 

Tree Canopy Harvests Rejuvenate Everyone! with Shana Hanson (continued)

 

 


Food:

  • Saturday Lunch will be provided – vegetarian and gluten-free. If you have other allergies or preferences, you might bring additional food to supplement what is available.
  • Saturday Dinner is potluck style – please bring a dish to share. There is a large walk-in cooler in the MOFGA kitchen with plenty of room for food storage. Food crew will be on hand to reheat items as needed for supper.
  • Sunday morning, a light breakfast will be provided. Please bring additional food if you know that you will want something heartier.

Cost: Registration is tiered pricing ($20/$40/$60) and covers both days, including food and camping. Please pay what works best for you. BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) community members come for free.

If you are interested in coming to the fair as a volunteer, please fill out the form on the registration page.

Date

Jul 20 - 21 2024

Time

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Address

2091 Route 130
Harrison City, PA 15636

Phone Number

(412) 600-5783

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