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The Ellsworth American

Penobscot couple specialize in native, organic seedlings
The Ellsworth American
Every seedling that comes out of the Felgers' greenhouse or gardens is Certified Maine Organic. Matching a plant to its natural environment is one way to promote healthy, natural growth. If a plant likes wet soil or prefers the shade, plant them in ...

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The Ellsworth American

Penobscot couple specialize in native, organic seedlings
The Ellsworth American
The couple soon joined the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), and took advantage of its two-year journeyperson program, and took some classes on how to run a small agricultural business. Last year, Andy and Tania teamed up ...

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Bangor Daily News

Pingree, chefs, business pros head to Cuba on an organic mission
Bangor Daily News
The group of leaders in organics, such as Luke Donahue of Johnny's Selected Seeds from Maine, leave for Cuba on April 30 to see what can be shared, gleaned and put into place. With commercial pressure from U.S. pesticide and fertilizer companies ...

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Washington Post

This convention is all shimmers and mirrors
Washington Post
His fertile imagination and mastery of several techniques for working glass enable him to create eye-catching, almost organic exteriors, but the interior image “is really what makes a kaleidoscope a kaleidoscope,” he says. Karadimos has devised more ...


The Boston Globe

Get fresh: Locavores' ultimate New England road trip
The Boston Globe
While you're in Portland — and if you love wine — check out Vinland, an organic farm-to-table restaurant boasting a gluten-free menu, Maine-brewed beers, and dozens of wild-fermented organically grown wines. The menu lets you know exactly where your ...


Boston.com

Weekend weather: What you need to know for every activity you have planned
Boston.com
From the North Shore to Maine: Water temperatures are in the low- to mid-40s and with chilly air present all weekend. Basically: It's not likely you'll be swimming. However, you might be taking the boat out for the first run of the season. Tides are ...

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York County Extension garden tour planned July 23
Foster's Daily Democrat
YORK COUNTY, Maine — Tickets go on sale May 20 for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension “diggin' it” Garden Tour July 23. The self-guided tour, ... An organic medicinal herb garden with raised beds, orchard and greenhouse. A homestead model ...


“High” Street, indeed
The Ellsworth American
At issue was the request of Maine Organic Therapy, now tucked away off the Bucksport Road, for a zoning change that would allow the dispensary to relocate to the former Global Beverage Warehouse at the corner of High and Myrick streets.


Synthetic pesticide task force proposed in Portland
Bryan-College Station Eagle
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland City Council's Energy and Sustainability Committee voted in favor of creating a task force to consider restricting the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizer in the city. Councilor Jon Hinck, the committee's chair ...

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Calendar Listings for the Week beginning April 28
Freepress Online
World music & dance. All welcome. $5 donation. FMI: 200-7577, FolkDanceBrunswick.com. Y-Arts Presents I Love Maine! The Musical in Damariscotta, at Lincoln Theater. Youth from CLC and Boothbay YMCAs perform the family-friendly show at 7 p.m. Fri. & Sat ...

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Bangor Daily News

Why serving local food helps one Maine restaurant owner 'sleep at night'
Bangor Daily News
“Our tortillas are used with [Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association] MOFGA-certified corn. Not that many restaurants use them because of the price, so it's nice that Miguel's does,” Lynn Rowe, owner of Tortilleria Pachanga in Portland, said.

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Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Learn organic gardening at Merryspring
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
Sideman started at MOFGA in 1986 to become what some call "the nation's first Organic Extension Agent." In his current role as organic crop specialist, Sideman provides technical support for farmers and gardeners, serves as staff scientist, plans and ...


Republican Journal

Annual Empty Bowl Supper in Belfast
Republican Journal
Belfast — The annual Empty Bowl Supper fundraiser for the El Salvador Sistering Committee of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association is set for Saturday night, April 30, at 6 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast, 37 Miller St ...


Press Herald

Passion and experience on display among Russell Libby scholarships recipients
Press Herald
These $1,500 scholarships are named for the longtime, beloved, late executive director of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, and are awarded to people in three categories who share his vision: a Maine high school senior planning to ...


What you need to know to garden organic
Bangor Daily News
Grow Your Own Organic Garden classes, sponsored by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, are held in adult education facilities across the state. Jemison, who runs the Orono Community Garden, strives “to teach people how to grow food ...


Bangor Daily News

'We're doing it': Cooperation key for midcoast startup farm
Bangor Daily News
While it may sound a little bit snug for some folks, this scenario is a dream come true for the young farmers of the new Streamside Farm in Brooks. The farmers, most of whom met through the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association farm ...


  

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