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Friday, September 21
 

10:00am

Farmstead Tour
Speakers
AB

Angela & Ben Mackie

Mackie Family Farm


Friday September 21, 2012 10:00am - 10:30am
Farmhouse Resident Farmers' Farmstead between South Food Area and the Maintenance Garagae

10:00am

Mowing Techniques for European Scythes
Techniques for mowing with a European Scythe

Speakers
RS

Richard Scott

Scythe Supply


Friday September 21, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Meet at Booth Look up the Vendors' booth location.

12:00pm

Sharpening the European Scythe
Techniques for sharpening a European Scythe

Speakers
RS

Richard Scott

Scythe Supply


Friday September 21, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet at Booth Look up the Vendors' booth location.

1:00pm

Mowing Techniques for European Scythes
Techniques for mowing with a European Scythe

Speakers
RS

Richard Scott

Scythe Supply


Friday September 21, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet at Booth Look up the Vendors' booth location.

1:00pm

What to Look for When Purchasing an Older Tractor
What to look for in an older tractor and determining needs instead of wants

Speakers
GD

Glen DeWitt

Maine Antique Tractor Club


Friday September 21, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Antique Tractors Next to Maintenance Garage

2:00pm

Building & Using a Low-Cost Walk-in Cooler
Building & Using a Low-Cost Walk-in Cooler

Speakers
AM

Andrew Marshall

MOFGA Ed. Programs


Friday September 21, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Farmhouse Resident Farmers' Farmstead between South Food Area and the Maintenance Garagae

5:00pm

The Community Oven in our Future
European countries have had active community brick ovens since the middle-ages. Modern Americans are just beginning to take advantage of the trans-generational, multicultural, and centering effect they have on a communities. The talk will illustrate reasons for promoting one where you live.

Speakers
avatar for David Neufeld

David Neufeld

True Brick Ovens


Friday September 21, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Windsor Tent The larger of the two speakers' tents in the Agricultural Demonstrations area. Located south of the Ag Demo exhibitors' tent, across from the South Orchard.
 
Saturday, September 22
 

9:00am

Solar Heating for Farm Applications
Solar heating can be extremely cost effective for dairy farms and growers with greenhouses. This presentation will cover the basics of solar heating technology and will discuss best practices for using solar water and solar air heating systems in milking parlors and greenhouses.

Speakers
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Vaughan Woodruff

Insource Renewables


Saturday September 22, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am
Windsor Tent The larger of the two speakers' tents in the Agricultural Demonstrations area. Located south of the Ag Demo exhibitors' tent, across from the South Orchard.

10:00am

Mowing Techniques for European Scythes
Techniques for mowing with a European Scythe

Speakers
RS

Richard Scott

Scythe Supply


Saturday September 22, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Meet at Booth Look up the Vendors' booth location.

11:00am

Sharpening the European Scythe
Techniques for sharpening a European Scythe

Speakers
RS

Richard Scott

Scythe Supply


Saturday September 22, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet at Booth Look up the Vendors' booth location.

1:00pm

Mowing Techniques for European Scythes
Techniques for mowing with a European Scythe

Speakers
RS

Richard Scott

Scythe Supply


Saturday September 22, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet at Booth Look up the Vendors' booth location.

1:00pm

What to Look for When Purchasing an Older Tractor
What to look for in an older tractor and determining needs instead of wants

Speakers
GD

Glen DeWitt

Maine Antique Tractor Club


Saturday September 22, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Antique Tractors Next to Maintenance Garage

3:00pm

Farmstead Tour
Speakers
AB

Angela & Ben Mackie

Mackie Family Farm


Saturday September 22, 2012 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Farmhouse Resident Farmers' Farmstead between South Food Area and the Maintenance Garagae

4:00pm

Building & Using a Low-Cost Walk-in Cooler
Building & Using a Low-Cost Walk-in Cooler

Speakers
AM

Andrew Marshall

MOFGA Ed. Programs


Saturday September 22, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Farmhouse Resident Farmers' Farmstead between South Food Area and the Maintenance Garagae

4:00pm

Radical Homemakers Reading & Workshop
Speakers
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Shannon Hayes

Sap Bush Hollow Farm
Blending story telling, farm humor, and an uncanny knack for stirring up trouble, Shannon examines the history of consumerism in America, how it played out in the household, the effects it has had on our food system and culture, and how we can recover our households, our communities... Read More →


Saturday September 22, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Windsor Tent The larger of the two speakers' tents in the Agricultural Demonstrations area. Located south of the Ag Demo exhibitors' tent, across from the South Orchard.
 
Sunday, September 23
 

10:00am

Farmstead Tour
Speakers
AB

Angela & Ben Mackie

Mackie Family Farm


Sunday September 23, 2012 10:00am - 10:30am
Farmhouse Resident Farmers' Farmstead between South Food Area and the Maintenance Garagae

10:00am

Mowing Techniques for European Scythes
Techniques for mowing with a European Scythe

Speakers
RS

Richard Scott

Scythe Supply


Sunday September 23, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Meet at Booth Look up the Vendors' booth location.

12:00pm

Sharpening the European Scythe
Techniques for sharpening a European Scythe

Speakers
RS

Richard Scott

Scythe Supply


Sunday September 23, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet at Booth Look up the Vendors' booth location.

1:00pm

Mowing Techniques for European Scythes
Techniques for mowing with a European Scythe

Speakers
RS

Richard Scott

Scythe Supply


Sunday September 23, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet at Booth Look up the Vendors' booth location.

1:00pm

What to Look for When Purchasing an Older Tractor
What to look for in an older tractor and determining needs instead of wants

Speakers
GD

Glen DeWitt

Maine Antique Tractor Club


Sunday September 23, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Antique Tractors Next to Maintenance Garage