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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

You can't judge an apple by its cover
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Molly Dorr looks over a huge Wolf River apple that was part of an exhibit of many varieties of apples during the 2017 Great Maine Apple Day at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association site in Unity on Sunday. ... Verrier, 27, co-owns “Rocky ...


Lancaster Farming

Horses Provide the Power on Maine Farm
Lancaster Farming
Certified organic in 1975 by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Horsepower Farm produces more than 40 varieties of organic vegetables, fruits and herbs. They also sell pork and lamb meat, eggs, sheepskins, and unprocessed wool and ...


The Ellsworth American

Brooklin orchard being sold to Massachusetts couple
The Ellsworth American
The couple's certified organic Five Star Nursery and Orchard apples, peaches, apple cider and raw cider vinegar have become staples for many consumers. But, come December ... They finally connected with Roman and Skillin through Maine Farmland Trust.


Press Herald

If you're sleeping for 8 hours, why not do it sustainably?
Press Herald
Maine-based bedding company Cuddledown offers 100 percent organic cotton sheets that feel as good as the ones your grandmother had. • Seek out the Oeko-Tex label, a testing and accreditation program .... Not to be confused with an organic certification ...


Press Herald

Craft beers, ciders, spirits pouring into central Maine
Press Herald
In Newcastle, Matt Page and Topher Mallory, the partners behind Split Rock Distillery, the state's only certified craft organic distillery, started their company with a simple question: What would it take to make bourbon? “It takes a tremendous amount ...

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Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Medical cannabis, organic produce farm approved in Warren
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
Warren — The Warren Planning Board unanimously approved a plan for an organic certified produce and medical marijuana farm on Atlantic Highway at its Oct. 12 meeting. A chef by trade who has a restaurant in Westchester, PA, plans on growing unique ...


Freepress Online

Sunday in Unity — Great Maine Apple Day at MOFGA
Freepress Online
The annual Great Maine Apple Day, sponsored by Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), Fedco and University of Maine Cooperative Extension, takes place this Sunday, October 15, from noon to 4 p.m., rain or shine, at MOFGA's ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Unity Barn Raisers hold Day of Service
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Generous sponsors of this event include Unity Foundation, Johnny's Selected Seeds, Center Point Publishing, Down East Credit Union, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, LifeShare USA, Envirem, East Coast CBDS, UniTel, Unity Forge, ...


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Learn to make Taqueria del Sol's spicy Mexican sweet potatoes
Atlanta Journal Constitution
He buys his certified organic slips from Johnny's Selected Seeds in Maine. Sweet potatoes are planted from slips, not seed. If you have a sweet potato around for a while, sometimes it will start sending up shoots. Those shoots are also called slips ...


Valley News

Organic Farmers Plan to Rally for New Rules on Hydroponics
Valley News
But it does not presently prohibit hydroponic or aquaponic produce from being labeled “certified organic.” The Hanover rally, one of 16 across the ... The hope of rally organizers is that the NOSB will find that hydroponics and aquaponics should not be ...


Freepress Online

Pomologist to Speak on Apples of South Thomaston at Historical Society October 12
Freepress Online
Bunker established Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA)'s Maine Heritage Orchard in Unity, which currently is home to 300 historic apples and pears. He speaks and teaches throughout New England, and in 2007 published “Not Far ...


Northeastern Region Organic Report - 9/22/17 | Miscellaneous ...
Lancaster Farming
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the results of the 2016 Certified Organic Survey, which show that ...

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Bangor Daily News

Fire destroys buildings at Dedham wild blueberry farm
Bangor Daily News
The 180-acre farm is a Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) Certified Organic Wild Blueberry Grower and Processor, as well as a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat and Monarch Waystation. The farm is owned by ...

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Commonality Through Unity
The Bates Student
From Friday, September 22 to Sunday 24, the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) held its 40th Common Grounds Fair in Unity, Maine. The MOFGA was formed in 1971 and is the oldest and largest state organic organization in the ...


Freepress Online

This weekend — 41st Annual Common Ground Country Fair
Freepress Online
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) will hold its 41st annual Common Ground Country Fair, a celebration of rural and sustainable living in Maine, this Friday to Sunday, September 22 to 24, rain or shine at MOFGA's Common Ground ...

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Town Line

Common Ground Country Fair to open Friday with updated infrastructure
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Resident farmer Carole Mapes clears water lines in one of the gardens on Monday so livestock can plow the spot this weekend for the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association 41st annual Common Ground Country Fair in Unity. ... Agnew will be ...
MOFGA to Host 41st Annual Common Ground Country FairTown Line

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