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Maine Apple Camp 2019

  • Camp NEOFA 213 North Trotting Park Road Montville, ME (map)

Apple Lovers! Orchardists! Cider Makers! Fruit Explorers!

Join fellow apple enthusiasts for Maine Apple Camp

August 16, 17, & 18, 2019

location: Camp NEOFA Liberty, Maine

Innovative Orcharding • Identifying and Preserving Heritage Varieties • New England Cider Revolution • Fungal Duff • Foraging Wild Fruit • Marketing the Crop • Cider Tasting • and more!



Noon Lunch @ Mofga in the Exhibition Hall
(294 Crosby Brook Rd Unity, ME 04988)
1:00-4:00pm Tours of Maine Heritage Orchard @ Mofga
(85 Crosby Brook Rd Unity, ME 04988)

4:00-6:00pm Check-In @ Camp NEOFA
(213 North trotting Ln, Montville, ME 04941)
4:00-5:30pm Summer Apple Tasting (bring apples from home to share!)
5:30-7:00pm Dinner
8:00-10:00pm Cider Club (bring a bottle to share)


7:00-8:30am Breakfast
9:00-10:00am History of Apples in Maine, John Bunker
Processing Summer Apples, Emily Skrobis and Kate Wallace
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-Noon Foraging Wild Apples (round table discussion), Matt Kaminsky
Orchard Innovations Across the Universe, Mike Biltonen
Noon-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-2:30pm Scything the Orchard; Snath Making, Sy Schotz
Marketing the Crop, Jack & Polly McDougal
2:30-3:00pm Break
3:00-4:00pm Identifying & Preserving Varieties (round table discussion), Casimir Holeski
Malus Storytelling: Unusual Apples on Social Media , William Mullen & Sean Turley
4:00-4:30pm Break
4:30-5:45pm The Apple Genome, Cameron Peace
6:00-7:30pm Dinner
7:45-8:30pm Guided Cider Tasting, Khris Hogg & Chase Rochon
8:30-10:00pm Cider Club (bring a bottle to share)


7:00-9:00am Breakfast
9:00-10:00am Story Time with Andy (reading from Uncultivated), Andy Brennan
10:00-Noon Unstructured: continuing discussions, swim, crafts, etc.
Noon Maine Apple Camp Ends


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