Here’s a list of presentations and workshops concerning heirloom apples, many of them led by John Bunker. Check back for updates throughout the season to see if there is an apple talk, walk, or tasting in a town near you. Many of them are opportunities to bring your old varieties to John Bunker for identification.


2018 EVENTS

Here’s a list of presentations and workshops concerning heirloom apples, led by John Bunker unless otherwise specified. Check back for updates throughout the season to see if there is an apple talk, walk, or tasting in a town near you. Many of them are opportunities to bring your old mystery varieties to John Bunker for identification.

There may be other events. Check back here or on mofga.org and fedcoseeds.com for updates.

September 25; 6 PM: South Solon meeting house, Solon, ME.

September 27; 5 PM: Langlais: 576 River Road, Cushing, ME

October 6; 10-2 PM, display and 2 talks, Apple Day, Maine Audubon, Falmouth, ME.

October 7; all day (10AM-4PM), display and festival, The Apple Farm, Fairfield, ME.

October 9; 7 PM, Watts Hall, 174 Main Street, Thomaston, ME.

October 14; Great Maine Apple Day at MOFGA Education Center in Unity, ME. Many displays and talks. Dozens of varieties to taste.

October 15; 6:30 PM: Pembroke Historical Society, Pembroke library, Pembroke, ME. (Washington County)

October 19; 7 PM: Talk: “Kavanagh is Also an Apple” – Nobleboro Historical Society at the NHS Center in the schoolhouse, 98 Center Street, Nobleboro, ME.

October 21; 2 PM Finn Center, 8 Maple St. West Paris, ME.

October 23; 3 PM Quarry Hill, Camden, ME.

October 24; 10 AM, Tuttle Road United Methodist Church, 52 Tuttle Road, Cumberland, ME.

November 2-3; Franklin County Cider Days, western Massachusetts – Bear Swamp Orchard, Ashfield MA: “Understanding Apple Names” (with tasting), Sunday AM.

November 9; Noon: Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College, room 170. November Food for Thought Luncheon. Doors open at 11:30. Program is free and open to the public. Lunch is optional, costs $8.00, and is by reservation only. Lewiston, ME.

November 15; 6PM-8:30PM; The Land that Sustains Us: Stories from the Field - MFT & Maine Historical Society present a live storytelling night with Jan Goranson, John Bunker and Sarah Loftus with stories from the land. The yearlong exhibition, Maine Eats: The Food Revolution Starts Here, will be open and available for viewing. Light, local food will be served after the program. Portland, ME.