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Maine Edge

Reaping what they sow The Maine Harvest Festival
Maine Edge
Curious about organic food? Jaco Gardei and Katy Green of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) will explain the art, science and commercialization of organic products in their 12:30 p.m. presentation 'Certified Organic.' At 2:00 p.m ...


Maine Edge

Reaping what they sow The Maine Harvest Festival
Maine Edge
Curious about organic food? Jaco Gardei and Katy Green of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) will explain the art, science and commercialization of organic products in their 12:30 p.m. presentation 'Certified Organic.' At 2:00 p.m ...


The Boston Globe

New England makes its presents known
The Boston Globe
Traps Eyewear founders John Turner (from Harpswell, Maine) and Daniel Dougherty make their fashion-forward shades with acetate fronts, using repurposed oak from salvaged lobster traps for the temples. In styles like the Jack Havana (inspired by JFK ...


Calendar Listings for the Week beginning December 1
Freepress Online
... Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A panel covers licensing requirements, food safety and insurance, followed by a tour of a licensed kitchen and an organic, local lunch. $35 MOFGA members/$50 others. FMI: mofga.org ...


The Bengal

SASSAFRAS STOMP RETURNS TO SOUTHEAST IDAHO
The Bengal
Adam Nordell grew up in the hills south of Helena, Montana, and now spends most of the year in Maine where he and Johanna operate Songbird Farm, a certified organic, mixed vegetable farm on the bank of the Sandy River in western-central Maine.


The Union Leader

Chappell opens two retail shops in NH for Ramblers Way organic clothing
The Union Leader
Chappell opens two retail shops in NH for Ramblers Way organic clothing. By MEGHAN PIERCE Union Leader Correspondent. Tom's of Maine founder Tom Chappell is bringing his Ramblers Way clothing to Hanover and Portsmouth with retail stores set to open ...


Organic Farms Conference Set for Dec. 13-14
Lancaster Farming
Growing Pennsylvania's Organic Farms will be held on Dec. 13-14 at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel, 4650 Lindle Road, Harrisburg. The conference is a collaboration of the state Department of Agriculture, Rodale Institute, Pennsylvania Certified ...


How You Can Stop Antibiotic Resistance (And Still Eat Bacon)
MainePublic.org
Look for meat labeled as "No antibiotics," "Raised without antibiotics" or "USDA-certified organic." For organic meats, animals can't be given antibiotics, although this doesn't apply to eggs and small chicks destined to be chicken. Raising animals ...

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MOFGA workshop on 'Relational Systems on the Farm'
Bangor Daily News
PORTLAND, Maine — Workshop “Relational Systems on the Farm: Tools and Approaches for Articulating, Cultivating and Strengthening Interpersonal Relationships for Farm Resilience” will be offered 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Maine Organic Farmers ...


U.S. organic market needs more organic farmers | Local News ...
Allied News
The Conference Growing Pennsylvania's Organic Farms will be held Dec. 13 and 14 to meet domestic demand. In 2015 there was significant growth in the ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Future MOFGA certification chief lives in straw bale house, strives to set example through work, lifestyle
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
He says that ties in with his work at organic cooperatives and now as incoming director of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association Certification Services LLC. He and his wife both focus on saving energy and being sustainable, and when they ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Future MOFGA certification chief lives in straw bale house, strives to ...
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Chris Grigsby, who now works for the Crown O' Maine Cooperative, lives in a straw bale house in Appleton that's in keeping with an organic way of life.

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Organic farm group launches program to certify Maine's medical cannabis
Press Herald
... organic food products. The Certified Clean Cannabis program, launched by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and now in a yearlong trial phase, is the first of its kind on the East Coast and one of the only programs in the country ...

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Press Herald

Get your axe in gear at MOFGA meetup
Press Herald
“Latch onto tools from the past and the present that will help us shape our future.” So says a press release from the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association promoting next week's Maine Axe and Saw Meetup in Unity. The event celebrates Maine's ...


Maine Axe and Saw Meetup scheduled for Aug. 20-21 in Unity
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
20-21, at the Maine Axe and Saw Meetup. This gathering is sponsored by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and will take place at MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center in Unity. It will provide ample opportunities to work with and ...


Bangor Daily News

MOFGA's annual celebration of homesteading to teach, delight this weekend
Bangor Daily News
On June 11 at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association at at 294 Crosby Brook Road in Unity, Farm and Homestead Day will return to offer hands-on workshops for those interested in learning about farming and homesteading skills. “Farm and ...

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