the 39th annual common ground country fair sept. 25, 26 & 27
(Unity, Maine) - On September 25, 26 & 27 2015, the Common Ground Country Fair will take place once again at the home of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) in Unity, Maine. Some 60,000 people take part in this event, which celebrates rural and sustainable living. Not your typical fair!
Come wind down after a long season of work and celebrate with fellow farmers and back to the landers. Get a chance to learn all sorts of new skills and information while dancing and eating local food! The lineup looks packed with amazing workshops and demonstrations. Topics such as seed saving, composting, growing grains, organic gardening, farm marketing, cooking with local and seasonal foods, medicinal and culinary herbs, working with animal fiber, raising livestock, energy efficiency, conservation, toxics and other environmental concerns, social and political initiatives, working with stone, traditional and practical Maine folk arts, Maine Native American culture, low impact forestry skills, Maine's media sources, ecological design and building, and practices for healthy living are just some of what you can learn here! With a fair-unto-itself kids zone, keynote speakers, entertainers and tons of movers and shakers, you would be hard pressed not to be here. get all the info here!