Register now for the 2020 Kneading Conference, July 23 & 24, 2020! Here are some important notes.



Please register early to assure your place.  The registration fee is $350 and includes all meals from Thursday breakfast through Friday lunch.

LOCATION: The Maine Grain Alliance is proud to once again be hosting the Kneading Conference at the Skowhegan State Fairgrounds. Now in its fourteenth year, the Kneading Conference has been hosted in several locations, from its origins in a church parking lot in Skowhegan to last year’s successful gathering at Kennebec Valley Community College. The Skowhegan State Fairgrounds is a source of pride for the Skowhegan community and to host one of the premier baking and grain conferences in the country.

State Fairgrounds located at 33 Constitution Ave, Skowhegan, ME 04976

2020 SCHEDULE NOTE:  Our schedule will be announced soon. There will be a small number of workshops which require pre-enrollment. The application process for these workshops is open, but some workshops may be full. Please contact Kayla Starr at if you have any questions.

WORK/STUDY: For information and an application to participate in the work/study program, please click here: work study.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT: A Continuing Education Credit (CEU) is available for attending the Kneading Conference.  We will make applications for 1 credit available to be filled out at the Kneading Conference and signed by Dr. Harold “Dusty” Dowse, University of Maine, who will make an announcement to that effect at the conference.

FAIRGROUNDS CAMPSITES: Camping will be available at the Skowhegan State Fairgrounds. More information regarding camping will be available soon.

REFUNDS: Cancellations before July 1st will receive a full refund less $100.  Cancellations after July 1st and after will be refunded, less a non-refundable deposit of $200.

Questions about registering? Email