Happenings in the local grain & food community, in Skowhegan and beyond.

July 25-26, 2024 | Downtown Skowhegan

Join us in July at our annual Kneading Conference! The Kneading Conference brings together farmers, professional and home bakers, chefs, cooks, grain researchers, maltsters, food entrepreneurs, and wood-fired oven enthusiasts to educate one another about the art and science of growing and milling grains and baking artisan breads.

artisan bread fair

Saturday, July 27, 2024

Skowhegan State Fairgrounds
33 Constitution Avenue, Skowhegan, Maine

Come for delicious breads and pastries, handmade pizza baked in a wood-fired oven, handmade kitchen wares, demos, local maple syrup, jams, butter, cheese, the best books and equipment for baking at home, professional bakers to answer your questions, live music, beautiful kitchen linens, demos, and superb Maine made foods.

August 31, 2024 | Tickets on sale May 1st!

Water Street
Skowhegan, ME

Come visit Main Street in Skowhegan for the annual Craft Brew Festival.  Sample the best local beers from breweries across Maine and enjoy festival fare from Maine food vendors too!

VIP, general admission, and designated driver tickets available!

September 20-22, 2024

Maine Organic Farmer and Gardeners Association
Common Ground Education Center,  Unity, Maine

Three full days of educational talks and demonstrations, entertainment, delicious Maine-grown organic food and products from local artisans.  Bring the kids to see livestock of all kinds, sheep herding demos, live music, garden parades at Maine’s most famous celebration of agriculture and rural living.

Maine Harvest Festival promo

November 1-3, 2024

Cross Insurance Center
515 Main Street, Bangor, ME 04401

Enjoy the fall harvest of over 200 Maine farmers and festival food producers at the 9th annual Maine Harvest Festival.  Sample the best of the best from our Maine vintners, brewers and distillers.  Begin your holiday shopping with festival fiber artisans and their masterpieces and enthusiastic Maine chefs and home cooks as they showcase and share their story, demonstrate, sample and sell what makes Maine, Maine.



Maine Grains, 42 Court Street Skowhegan, Maine

The Maine Grain Alliance is offering virtual educational workshops & events in 2024. Check out their website for the most up-to-date list of current offerings and to register for each event!

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