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Food Tank (blog)

35+ Food Leaders to Convene Next Week in Washington, DC
Food Tank (blog)
He formerly served as Commissioner of North Dakota Agriculture and President of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA). Guy Kilpatric, Manager of the Terp Farm at the University of Maryland, is experienced in organic ...


Press Herald

Editor's letter: Aspiring farmers, apply now for scholarships!
Press Herald
The awards are named for the late, beloved Russell Libby, who led the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) for 17 years before his untimely death. His ideas were integral to the development of MOFGA's organic training programs, and ...


Ramblers Way Unveils Investment Opportunity on SeedInvest
PR Newswire (press release)
Ramblers Way is the first American company to offer clothing certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). The GOTS certified 100% organic clothing includes an Organic Wool Camisole and Organic Wool Sleeveless Swing Dress, among other items ...

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Future Farm Receives Three Industrial Hemp Licenses for 2018
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Future Farm Maine will use the Belfast building to germinate 250,000 hemp seeds over the next few months, which then will be planted to meet the summer growing season at the Amity and Hersey farms. With over 100 organic certified acres ready to plant ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

MOFGA to host seasonal cooking classes Feb. 21, May 23
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
UNITY — Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association will host seasonal cooking classes at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, and Wednesday, May 23, at MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, 294 Crosby Brook Road. The first two classes will cover ...


Maine Edge

MOFGA executive director announces retirement
Maine Edge
UNITY - The executive director of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), Ted Quaday, has announced that he intends to retire effective August 31, 2018. Quaday, 65, of Thorndike, Maine recently informed MOFGA's Board of Directors ...


The Providence Journal

Gardening: Pull out the seed catalogs, winter is half over
The Providence Journal
Home gardeners can benefit from the extensive cultural information they provide on their website or in their catalog. Unlike some seed companies, Johnny's does research and development at their home base in Maine. Obviously they have growers who ...

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Rutland Herald

Homeyer: Getting ready to plant seeds | Rutland Herald
Rutland Herald
Heirloom tomatoes. (Photo by Henry Homeyer) Groundhog's Day has come and gone. That means we're coming down the home stretch. Winter is more than half gone. It's time to think about ordering seeds, if you haven't yet. I know that many great gardeners ...

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The Detroit News

Gardening: Seed catalogs give a glimpse of the future
The Detroit News
Maine based, Johnny's specializes in cold tolerant vegetable, herb and flower seeds that are flavorful, disease resistant and good producers. Tested in organic gardens in Maine and other locations around the country. Richters Herbs(800) 668-4372 ...


Press Herald

Executive director of Maine organic farmers association to retire in late August
Press Herald
Ted Quaday, executive director of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, said Monday he'll be retiring from the position in late August. He informed the membership this month at the group's annual meeting. Quaday will have led the group ...


Sugar Shack Supper at Tops'l Farm
The Lincoln County News
Tops'l Farm, a Waldoboro farm retreat and glamping venue, announced its first public event of the 2018 season, its first annual Sugar Shack Supper, celebrating the heritage and flavors of Maine maple. The event will take place on Saturday, March 24 ...


Press Herald

For gardeners and farmers, the time to prepare for climate change is now
Press Herald
Smart urged farmers and home gardeners to send her samples of any diseased plants. Not only can she provide solutions, it will help her keep track of the plant diseases hitting the state. Eric Sideman, organic crop specialist of the Maine Organic ...


Organic Crop and Conservation Specialist
SustainableBusiness.com
Located in rural Waldo County, the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) is seeking an Organic Crop and Conservation Specialist. MOFGA, a leader in the organic agriculture movement, is looking for a dynamic individual interested in ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Common Ground Country Fair to open Friday with updated infrastructure
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
This Friday, Agnew will be talking about her 40 years of farming experience at the Common Ground Country Fair, where she is one of three keynote speakers chosen for the 41st annual celebration in Unity that's hosted by the Maine Organic Farmers and ...

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