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Wicked Local Easton

LOOKING AROUND - NATURALLY: Seeing the forest and the trees
Wicked Local Easton
Trees are woody plants: they build the strong material of trunks and branches out of a combination of two organic compounds, cellulose and lignin, which provide stiffness and strength. Trees have been around since the Devonian Period, more than 300 ...

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OctaFinance.com

Cal-Maine Foods Rating Increased to Buy at BB&T Corp. (CALM)
Dakota Financial News
Cal-Maine Foods logo Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) was upgraded by analysts at BB&T Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Monday, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has a $62.00 price target on the stock. BB&T Corp.'s ...
Cal-Maine Foods Upgraded by BB&T Corp. to Buy (CALM)The Legacy

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New York Times

Blue Hill, a Literary Enclave, Grows in Downeast Maine
New York Times
With stores few and far between and cellphone coverage chronically iffy, well-heeled New York holidaymakers, organic farmers and lobstermen coexist in rustic harmony. Is it Blue Hill's homespun charm that exerts such a siren song on writers? Or do the ...


The-review

Mount Union Class of 2019 welcomed to campus
The-review
Merriman said the Class of 2019 comes from Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina ...


University of Maine System seeks bids on food contract with local focus
Press Herald
A coalition called Maine Food for the UMaine System has been a player in shaping the upcoming contract. It includes farmers, producers and organizations, including the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, and lobbied the UMaine System to ...

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Outside Magazine

Can the Appalachian Trail Survive 'A Walk in the Woods?'
Outside Magazine
Decades of boot traffic on the mountain's peak, which was once a rich alpine meadow, have worn it bare, says Lester Kenway, president of the Maine Appalachian Trail Club. The Katahdin Butterfly, once prolific on the mountain, is now listed as ...

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Small farms' challenges at extension meeting
Boothbay Register
The challenges facing small farms in Maine and the innovation leading to success will be the focus of this year's annual meeting of the of Knox-Lincoln Counties Extension Association (KLCEA) at 5:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Sept. ... Our hosts Ben Marcus ...


Bangor Daily News

Greenbush homestead flourishes with help of permaculture
Bangor Daily News
When they found the property in 2008, it didn't seem too promising for agriculture — but it was affordable, and located close enough to commute to the University of Maine in Orono, where they were students. Tyler Omand, now 31 and a certified ...

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Central Maine business briefs
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Organized by the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association, the roundtable serves as a forum for small- to medium-scale commercial growers to listen and collaborate on topics ranging from thinning and pruning and planting density to disease and ...

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Boston Globe

How many of these great New England fairs have you visited?
Boston Globe
Sponsored by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, this fair skips the traditional midway buzz in favor of bringing the Whole Earth Catalog to life. With more than 700 ... 294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity, 207-568-4142, mofga.org/thefair.


The Weekly Packet

From nature to nourish: local mycologist searches by land and sea
The Weekly Packet
As a child, Gould learned to forage with his grandfather. That sparked his initial interest, but he later honed the skill by working with the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. He completed the Journeyperson program through MOFGA ...


Bangor Daily News

Demand for locally raised meat increases in Maine
Bangor Daily News
In Maine, more farmers are raising animals to offer consumers a full farm, not factory, diet. According to the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, the number of certified livestock producers in the state increased by more than 20 percent ...

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Press Herald

Society Notebook: Bringing more to the Maine farm table
Press Herald
This is the third year Allagash will release a Hugh Malone IPA in September with proceeds going to Cultivating Community as well as Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA). “I grew up in the County, and this reminds me of a barbecue ...


Republican Journal

Belfast-to-Unity hiking trail gets a 'sea' leg
Republican Journal
The Hills to Sea Trail is a project of Waldo County Trails Coalition, whose members include Sebasticook Regional Land Trust, Unity College, Unity Barn Raisers, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Maine Farmland Trust, Future MSAD3 ...


Portland Phoenix (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Organic updates: National survey issued to farmers for research guidance
Portland Phoenix (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association reported on July 31, “The 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers will be emailed to every certified organic farmer with a listed email address on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) ... The ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

MOFGA hosts public discussions this week
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Barb Wood, Amy Howard and Myra Wilkinsen enjoy the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association-sponsored Common Ground Country Fair in Unity last year. MOFGA is holding a series of workshops this week at Good Will-Hinkley in Fairfield on the ...

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