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Annual Orchard Compost Day

  • Maine Heritage Orchard @ MOFGA 141 Crosby Brook Rd Unity, ME, 04988 United States (map)

Join us for our last big volunteer day of the year at the Heritage Orchard!

  • Plant garlic & narcissus around the 2018 apple trees

  • Put tree guards on each young apple and pear tree

  • Spread chips around older trees

  • Prepare sites for 8 new apple trees with compost and soil amendments
    (tree are to be planted Earth Day weekend 2019—stay tuned!)

What to Bring
-work gloves
-warm boots & warm grunge-y clothes
-optional: trowel, digger, wheelbarrow, friends/ family/ children/ neighbors

******UPDATE 10/26 7pm******
Tomorrows weather is looking a bit lousy. We will start at 9am and end at 10:30. We will have coffee, tea & warm cider in the Exhibition Hall on the MOFGA grounds until 11 or so to leave before the weather.

Jen & Laura will be at the Heritage Orchard, 85 Crosby Brook Rd, whether it is sunny/ rainy/ cold, but not if the roads are icy! please remember to drive carefully if you decide to brave the weather.

to be in touch directly with Laura: lsieger@mofga.org / (207)629-7200 cell (text only)

Earlier Event: October 14
Great Maine Apple (& other Tree Crop) Day
Later Event: March 9
MOFGA Organic Orcharding Classes