Orcharding Education and Events

MOFGA’s Organic Orcharding Workshop Series

MOFGA runs a series of workshops covering theory and hands-on practice in organic fruit tree and orchard management. These workshops are generally held from March to August. For workshop registration details and more information, visit MOFGA’s Organic Orcharding Workshops page, or contact them at: mofga@mofga.org


Other Orcharding Events Around New England




The Great Maine Apple Day

MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center in Unity, Maine

Sponsored by MOFGA and Fedco Seeds

Fall fruit season is here! Join us at MOFGA for a day of celebration of apples and other delicious tree fruit. There will be guided tours of the Maine Heritage Orchard, workshops, cider pressing and help identifying ‘mystery’ apples by our Apple Identification team.

For more information, see MOFGA’s website or call MOFGA at 207-568-4142.

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Franklin County CiderDays

In orchards and venues across Franklin County, Massachusets

CiderDays is an annual community celebration of all things apple in beautiful Franklin County, Massachusetts. 2023 marks our 29th year of (mostly free!) events including tours, cidermaking and tastings, workshops and much more in orchards and venues county-wide from Greenfield, Deerfield, and Turners Falls to Shelburne Falls, Colrain, Heath and the towns in between. Whether you are a cider aficionado (hard or sweet), make your own cider, are an orchardist, like hanging out in bucolic orchards, or just enjoy soaking up all the goodness of autumn in New England, CiderDays is your event!




Annual Seed Swap & Scionwood Exchange

at MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center in Unity

Sponsored by MOFGA and Fedco Seeds

You’ll be able to find us in two different locations this year. Our main tent will have educational materials and items for sale, and we can also be found in the Hayloft tent where we share a booth with our friends from the Maine Heritage Orchard.