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Common Ground Country Fair


Common Ground Country Fair Schedule for the Hayloft Tent

Friday Hayloft Tent
10-11 AM “Bee keeping at the Maine Heritage Orchard” Don Pendleton and Samara Santiago 11-12 noon “Vinegar Tasting: Make it and Use it” Bob Sewall & Kate Wallace
12-1 PM “Growing Tree Crops from Seed” Jacob Mentlik
1-2 PM “Perennial Polycultures” Jesse Watson
2-3 PM “Growing Mushrooms at Home and on the Farm” North Spore Mushrooms
3-4 PM “Growing Pears and Plums in the Home Orchard” Dan Newman
4-5 PM “Apple Tasting: vote for your favorites” John Bunker and Friends

Saturday Hayloft Tent
9-10 AM "Getting Started with Bees” Lincoln Sennett
10-11 AM “Growing Apples on the Small Farm” Phil Norris
11-12 noon “Permaculture: Getting Humanity Back on Track” Jesse Watson
12-1 PM “Figs, Kiwis and Honeyberries” Jesse Stevens
1-2 PM “Easy Cider with Angus” Angus Deighan
3-4 PM “Apple Tasting: vote for your favorites” John Bunker and Friends
4-5:30 PM “Work Songs for Shucking Garlic & Beans, Picking Apples” Bennett Konesni & Edith Gawler

Sunday Hayloft Tent
10-11 AM "Managing Healthy Bee Hives” Lincoln Sennett
11-noon “Fruit Exploring: Wild & Cultivated trees” Laura Sieger and Abbey Verrier
12-1 PM “Cider Economics on the farm: yesterday, today, tomorrow” Andy Brennan
1-2 PM “Alcohol Production in Maine’s Small Farm Economy.” Panel discussion: Joel Alex, Blue Ox Malthouse; Bob Bartlett, Bartlett Winery; Bruce Olson, Tree Spirits; Andrew White, High Ridge Farm
2-3 PM "Garden & Orchard Drip Irrigation 101” John Paul Rietz
3-4 PM “Favorite Apples for the Home Orchard” Laura Sieger & John Bunker

Earlier Event: May 12
MOFGA Top Working Class