Calendar of Events

Please check back often for updated information. 

February, 2018

Cooking Class - Cassoulet

February 25 , Waldoboro Maine

Class Time: 2pm - 4pm 

This quintessential French casserole of beans, pork, and duck is a hearty, warming winder dish. Learn the techniques to bring these ingredients together for this traditional farmhouse fare. $35 per person.

March, 2018

Cooking Class - Sausage Making

March 11 , Waldoboro Maine

Class Time: 2pm - 4pm 

The East Forty Farm pastured pigs are ready to be harvested. Now it's time to make sausage.  Learn the basic techniques of how to turn meat into bundles of flavor from the simple to complex.  Learn about choosing appropriate casing size, curing and aging, and non traditional sausage styles. Then take home some of the creations to enjoy.  $50 per person

Dyeing Yarn Naturally

March 11 , Grey ME
Join Maine Alpaca Association members for an educational and fun experience with MAA member Marcia MacDonald of Long Plains Alpaca Farm and Lana Plantae. Marcia is a natural dye practitioner who raises alpaca and sheep in Buxton Maine. She has been farming for many years and is very active in the Maine and New England community of talented fiber artists. Come and enjoy and learn!

maine maple sunday

March 18 , belgrade ME
come tour our maple syrup set up, we use our team of oxen to collect the sap. we have a farm store and we serve pancakes breakfast on maple sunday. we sell our syrup, maple popcorn, maple donuts.

AgrAbility National Training Workshop

March 19 through March 22 , Portland Maine

Join us in Portland, Maine on March 19-22, 2018 for the AgrAbility National Training Workshop, the premier training event addressing issues of disability in agriculture. Professionals and consumers from all over the country will participate in four days of plenary sessions, breakouts, tours, networking, and special events. This year’s conference headquarters is the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel in Downtown Portland

MAITC - Read ME Ag

March 21 through March 25

Read ME Ag for Grades K - 4 in Knox & Lincoln Conties

Cooper's Maple Products Maine Maple Sunday Weekend

March 24 through March 25 , Windham ME

Maine Maple Sunday Weekend open house

Maple Weekend - Dorothy's Sugar House

March 24 through March 25 , Pownal ME

Maple Weekend March 24 & 25, 2018~ 9am - 4pm

Maine Maple Weekend

March 24 through March 25 , Oakland ME
Maine Maple Weekend celebration of wines and spirits made from Maine maple syrup March 24 and 25!

Maine Maple Sunday - 35th Anniversary Statewide Event

March 25 through March 26 , Various Locations throughout Maine

Mark your calendar for Sunday, March 25th, 2018 to enjoy Maine made maple syrup at the 35th Annual Maine Maple Sunday Event. A complete list of participating maple producers, activities and sweet locations in your area is listed below to help you plan out your Maine Maple Sunday visits for a fun and memorable day!

April, 2018

Hands on: Planting Your Dinner

April 22 , Waldoboro Maine

Class Time: 2pm - 4pm 

It's time to start thinking about what you want to eat out of your garden.  Working in the soil at East Forty Farm, we will take take the mystery out of compost; tackle the hard work of garden planning with an eye towards meals to enjoy later in the summer; and learn tips to seed starting to ensure you are ready for Spring planting.  $20 per person.

sheep shearing day and may pole celebration

April 29 , belgrade ME
come visit the farm, visit the lambs, we will be shearing the sheep, we will have spinning wheel demonstrations, socks knit from their wool will be for sale. lunches served at the farmstand cafe. finish the day with our "may pole" celebration. dance around the maypole holding beautiful satin ribbons.

May, 2018

Mother's Day Brunch at East Forty Farm

May 13 , Waldoboro Maine

Class Time: 2pm - 4pm 

Join us at the farm and meet Darla the Spokescow and the pigs and poultry. Stroll down to the Medomak River along the forest path. Enjoy a seasonal, local food menu - many items raised or produced right here.  Limited to 20 people. Reservations required.  Price TBD

July, 2018

dinner on the farm at winterberry farm

July 15 , belgrade ME
our annual farm to table dinner, sit down meal prepared from all we grow, finish it up with dancing in the barn. so much fun amazing

Open Farm Field Day & Garlic Festival

July 21 through July 22 , Turner ME
Open Farm Day is an annual family adventure in which farms throughout all 16 counties in Maine, open their gates to offer the public an opportunity to learn about the business of agriculture. Open Farm Day gives families the chance to visit local farms throughout the state.

open farm day

July 22 , belgrade ME
we offer tours all year round, but this is one special day. tours, food, animals, demonstrations, music. come to the farm

November, 2018

Weaving & Fiber Arts Weekend

November 10 through November 12 , Turner ME
Join us for a weekend of fiber- filled fun, enjoy the company of fellow fiber enthusiasts in the picturesque town of Turner, ME. You will learn the art of weaving from start to finish; leaving with a piece that you have created. There will also be time to try your hands at other fiber related arts such as spinning, dyeing, wet and needle felting, crocheting and knitting. Participants can also take a hike around the farm grounds, along the river, or just relax on the expansive front porch, overlooking the river and rolling pastures.