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Home & Garden: A Harvest of Seed Catalogs
Freepress Online
Fedco, located in Clinton, Maine, specializes in cold-hardy selections well adapted to the Northeast climate. All of Johnny's seeds, also cold-hardy, are tested at their 40-acre certified organic farm in Albion, Maine, while High Mowing Organic Seeds ...

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Florida Times-Union

Annette Garner, 1932-2016: A passion for politics, fishing and guns
Florida Times-Union
Another love was gardening, and she got so good at it that she became a certified master gardener, helped others with their plots and practiced organic gardening before it became well known. Mrs. Garner was born in 1932 in Atlanta during the Great ...

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Sloatsburg Village

Tuxedo Winter Farmers' Market
Sloatsburg Village
Tuxedo Farmers' Market photo Come out this Saturday, February 13 for a special Valentine Farmers' Market. From 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. at the Tuxedo Train Station. We do it for you! Located Inside & Outside the Tuxedo Train Station (40 Route 17, Tuxedo, ...


Press Herald

Working their Skowhegan farm works for family, community
Press Herald
Like his father, who taught shop at Skowhegan Area High School for many years, he's a carpenter, and he worked construction before landing a job at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association in Unity. The farm is on land where Jason built ...

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Whitehill Farmer Teaches Garlic Production, Value Added Products
Lancaster Farming
16 garlic workshop at Worcester State University in Massachusetts during the NOFA/Mass (Northeast Organic Farming Association) winter meeting, LeBlanc used a similar idea to invite participants to ask questions and to comment on their skills at working ...


Whitehill Farmer Teaches Garlic Production, Value Added Products
Lancaster Farming
Some of their garlic is sold in a farmers market in Farmington, Maine. In addition, they have substantial heirloom tomatoes, peppers, and herb and spice production. All of their crops are cultivated organically in raised beds. The farm is certified ...


What's Happening — Feb. 4-14
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Wine Tasting, at Gambardella's Pasta Bella, 706 Second Ave., led by certified wine specialist Bruce Abbott and featuring small plates crafted to go with the wine of the evening. Cost is $39 ... Works by Alfred Skondovitch, on display at LUNCH Cafe ...


Press Herald

Farm vendors share advice in Hallowell
Press Herald
Lewis is the sole proprietor of Dig Deep Farm, certified organic by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and offering mixed vegetables year-round through a community-supported agriculture program and to many of her neighbors in ...

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Press Herald

Fryeburg farm putting a value on potatoes
Press Herald
Their products include MOFGA- and USDA-certified bagged organic potatoes, restaurant-style pre-cut and cooked potatoes and eight different kinds of potatoes ready to be tossed in the oven and roasted. It's a means for a Maine potato farmer to enter the ...


Sacramento Business Journal

Marrone Bio puts organic-friendly pesticide on the market
Sacramento Business Journal
Two months after promising to develop products more quickly, Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. has released an organic-friendly pesticide. The Davis-based biotech firm announced this week that it has developed a product called Majestene, which targets ...


Community Health Options adds board members
Lewiston Sun Journal
David Shipman, supervisor at Fedco Seeds, a consumer/worker cooperative, has served on the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association board since 2004. He has been very involved in working on the options for health care coverage provided to ...


Press Herald

From the Editor: We can be heroes – or at least celebrate some
Press Herald
This is also the second year of the Russell Libby Agricultural Scholar awards, given by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) in conjunction with Source. Three scholarships, for $1,500 each, will be given in three categories: for ...


MOFGA achieves $3M fundraising goal
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
UNITY — The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association recently announced it has completed its campaign to raise $3 million to support its educational programs through an endowed fund. It is the largest fundraising effort in the organization's ...

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MOFGA events planned for Maine Agricultural Trades Show in Augusta
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association will offer presentations and discussion groups covering a range of sustainable agriculture subjects on MOFGA Day, Tuesday, Jan. 12, during the Maine Agricultural Trades Show at the Augusta Civic ...

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MOFGA to observe Great Maine Apple Day Oct. 18 in Unity
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (mofga.org), formed in 1971, is the oldest and largest state organic organization in the country. The purpose of the association is to help farmers and gardeners grow organic food, fiber and other ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

MOFGA, KVCOG get grants that may create up to 71 jobs
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and the Kennebec Valley Council of Governments are among four groups in the state to get a share of 385 grants awarded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help support the start up or ...

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