$100 per day or $150 for both days; Discounts for MOFGA members.

Registration each day 9:30am. Class until 4pm.

This is a two-day immersion course for MOFGA apprentices but is open to any participants 

interested in learning the fundamental principles and practices of organic farming.

Join specialists from MOFGA’s Agricultural Services Department and a panel of organic farmers 

for a two-day introductory course in organic farming. Register for either or both days. Lunch will 

be provided.

Day one will focus on the fundamentals of organic vegetable farming. MOFGA’s Eric Sideman, 

Organic Crops Specialist, and Dave Colson, Agricultural Services Director, will cover theory and 

best practices for organic management of soils, and cover plant families. After lunch we will be touring a neighboring farm.

Day two will address the fundamentals of organic livestock husbandry, production systems and 

pasture management taught by MOFGA’s Organic Livestock Specialist, Diane Schivera, and a 

panel of organic farmers.