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Calendar Listings for the Week beginning March 23
Freepress Online
Seed Swap and Scion Exchange at MOFGA in Unity, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Common Ground Education Center. Talks and demos on seed saving, grafting, propagating woody plants and more. Bring seeds ...

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Bangor Daily News

Easy ways to add a healthy new vegetable — seaweed — to your diet
Bangor Daily News
We all know it's important to eat a diet rich in vegetables. Does that include sea vegetables? It sure does. They're low in calories and rich in vitamins, minerals, ...

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MainePublic.org

Why More Farmers Are Making The Switch To Grass-Fed Meat And Dairy
MainePublic.org
In addition to supplying milk from their own 85-head herd, they began to help other farmers in the area convert from conventional to certified organic and grass-fed in order to enter the Maple Hill supply chain. Since 2010, the couple has helped close ...

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WABI

Maple Sunday with Kinney's Sugar House
WABI
They are celebrating their 13th annual Maine Maple Sunday Weekend this year! They will have tours of the Sugarhouse and sugarbush from 9-5 Saturday Sunday, March 25th and 26th. Kinney's Sugarhouse offers certified organic maple products and has a ...

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Shea named conservation farmer of the year
The Original Irregular
NEW VINEYARD — Melissa Shea is no ordinary farmer. Shea is a Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association certified organic farmer with about 150 acres of farmland and forests to over see. Her crops at The Mountain Farm include vegetables and ...


Republican Journal

Patrons invited to Taste of the Market March 24
Republican Journal
New members this year are Dig Deep Farm of China, Maine offering a selection of MOFGA Certified Organic vegetables and micro greens, and Liz Coldren's Energy Gems of Belfast. Learn more about the market and its members, and sign up to receive its ...


Press Herald

Living off the grid the new-fashioned way in Thorndike
Press Herald
If that underground has a locus, it may well be Three Lily Farm. From there, Frank manages the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's kitchen, just down the road in Unity. He teaches classes at MOFGA and is becoming a regular at Stonewall ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

MOFGA's Seed Swap and Scion Exchange planned for March 26
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
All proceeds will go to MOFGA's Maine Heritage Orchard. Multiple talks and demonstrations about seed saving are planned, one will include saving seeds in the land of genetically engineered crops (GE crops, also known as GMOs). Daniel MacPhee of ...


Organic agriculture is topic of WRFR's Rockland Metro Show
PenBayPilot.com
Chartrand was an early member of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and was on the original planning team of Common Ground Fair. He is a former ... Pluecker's Hatchet Cove Farm is a MOFGA-certified organic family farm in Warren.


Organic agriculture is topic of WRFR's Rockland Metro Show
PenBayPilot.com
He is a former Maine State legislator, and an entrepreneur who has made his living for more than 30 years as in importer of organically grown wines from Europe. Pluecker's Hatchet Cove Farm is a MOFGA-certified organic family farm in Warren. Questions ...


Bangor Daily News

What you should know about food labeling in Maine
Bangor Daily News
According to MOFGA, Maine's largest organic certifier of farms and food producers, the certified organic standards cover the product's full life from farm to shelf, including certifying that crops were grown with methods that improve or maintain soil ...


Bangor Daily News

What you should know about food labeling in Maine
Bangor Daily News
It's a big challenge to look at things with a critical eye and try to figure out how you are not being deceived,” Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association deputy director Heather Spalding said. ... According to MOFGA, Maine's largest organic ...


The Boston Globe

Creating a fine white ale, and a greater demand for organic ingredients
The Boston Globe
It may not officially be spring, but Maine's Peak Organic Brewing has a beer to get you in the mood for the impending warmer weather. High Note is white ... Because Peak Organic is USDA-certified organic, all of its ingredients qualify as such. Peak ...


Seacoastonline.com

Learning about herbs from Maine Herb Farm
Seacoastonline.com
"We grow organically following the principles and practices of MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association). Additionally, we incorporate permaculture design principles into our farm. Our hugelkultur garden reflects permaculture design.


Organic Orchard Workshops to Be Held Around State
Freepress Online
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) will present workshops this spring and summer on the theory and practice of organic fruit tree and orchard management, for beginner to intermediate orchardists managing lots from backyard ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

New owners have plans for Unity Raceway, but some question if it's a modern-day fit
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
“Some of the things that have put Unity on the map are organizations like (the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association) and Unity College, and at the same time what used to put Unity on the map was the raceway,” Leaming said. “I think there's ...

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