2018 Events & Free Workshops

April 22 2:30-4pm Earth Day Celebration!

The Earth Day Parade will arrive at the Alan Day Community Garden with music, food & games for children. Come register for garden plots, the Youth Leadership Program or CSA shares. FMI 346-0708


May 26 10am to 2pm Organic Seedling Sale & Garden Opening Day.

Come join this free event for food, a volunteer work party, 4H Youth Leadership Program applications, garden plot sign-ups, orientations & tours. A wide variety of organic seedlings will be available for purchase. FMI 346-0708


June 10th 1:30-3:30 Mushroom Plugging with Maine Farmland Trust


June 23 7pm-9:30pm Light the Garden Fundraiser.

Join us to support the Community Garden with an enchanting evening of food, drinks, music, silent auction, friends & more! FMI 346-0708


June 26th 9am to 12:30pm Restorative Community Training.

Help move our community out of stuck patterns of communication and towards restorative practices.  Is our potential is being limited by the ways we are conditioned to communicate? Come join this training, facilitated by the Oxford County Wellness Collaborative. Lunch will be provided.


June 28th 10am to 12pm Nonviolent Communication.

NVC gives us a way to better understand ourselves and each other…and this makes communicating much easier! Join us for this opportunity to learn new skills and practice them in fun ways!


August 2nd 8:15am to 9:30 Integrated Pest Management

with Cathy Kloetzli of PieTree Orchard

Come learn to find and identify common garden pests, and understand how to deal with them effectively without using chemicals or harming the surrounding environment.  This workshop is free and open to the public.


August 11th noon to 9pm Foothills Food Festival


                                September 8th Community Roots Fair

                             & Harvest Party Featuring music by Earth Funk

 Community Roots 10am -3pm. Join us for a full day of fun celebrating Maine crafts & skills! Organized with the great support of Chris and Paula Easton, this event brings together a diverse groups of craftspeople, homesteaders, and garden enthusiasts for a fun day of learning and networking. Join us for workshops, food, demonstrations, vendors, and more.

Harvest Party Potluck 3-5pm.  Bring your favorite dish to share and come enjoy the food & fun.  

Earth Funk 4-6pm with Oen Kennedy and Rusty Wiltjer.  Simply awesome and very dance-able music!