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New Cannabis Ventures (blog)

Organically Grown Cannabis in Maine Recognized by Certifying Body
New Cannabis Ventures (blog)
Thanks to the efforts of Dawson Julia, the owner of East Coast CBDs in Unity, Maine, growers in the state can be recognized for their methods and earn the “Certified Clean Cannabis” label from the Maine Organic Farmers and Growers Association (MOFGA), ...


$2 million grant advances research on use of manure in organic ...
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), awarded to a ...

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New York Times

Maine's 'Clean' Medical Marijuana: 'Organic' in Disguise
New York Times
She is among the first five farmers whose weed is labeled Certified Clean Cannabis by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. Branded MC3, the marijuana is grown following organic standards, but it cannot be labeled “organic” under federal ...


Wiscasset Newspaper

Lincoln County on Common Ground
Wiscasset Newspaper
MOFGA also welcomed several newly certified organic farms in Lincoln County in 2016. They are: Lyric Meadow Farm in Boothbay, which offers organic vegetables, chickens, eggs, honey, alpaca wool, and herbs; Wandering Root Farm in Wiscasset, which has ...


Wiscasset Newspaper

Lincoln County on Common Ground
Wiscasset Newspaper
There are dozens of organic farms in Lincoln County, and dozens more agricultural businesses, so-called value-added farms, where raw produce is turned into sauces, cheeses, dried floral arrangements, honey, beeswax, wine, beer, bread, jams, jellies ...


The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Organic Farming is Growing (But Not Everywhere) - The Equation
The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released the results of its latest survey of organic farmers, and there's good news. Organic farming is up nationally, ...

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PenBayPilot.com

This Week in Lincolnville: When soup is more than nourishment
PenBayPilot.com
This past week-end was the Common Ground country Fair, the 40th fair, put on by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners AssociationMOFGA. Wally and I have missed only two in all those years, so walking on to the fairgrounds almost feels like coming ...


WLBZ2.com

40th Common Ground Fair shows organic growers have become mainstream in Maine
WLBZ2.com
Leaders of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, which puts on the fair, said they think Common Ground has helped to grow the local food movement that has become so popular in Maine and other parts of the Northeast. “This movement — the ...
Emu farming, seed saving on the agenda at Common Groundseattlepi.com
Spirits undampened on rainy first day of Common Ground Country FairRepublican Journal
Caring for sheep, fermenting veggies on tap at Common GroundWRAL.com

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bctv.org

PA in Top 10 for Organic Sales, Farms - bctv.org - Local news about ...
bctv.org
HARRISBURG, PA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the results of the 2015 Certified Organic ...

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Freepress Online

This weekend — 40th Common Ground Country Fair in Unity
Freepress Online
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) will hold the 40th annual Common Ground Country Fair from Friday to Sunday, September 23 to 25, at the MOFGA Common Ground Education Center on Crosby Brook Road in Unity, rain or shine.


Lancaster Farming

Heirloom Livestock, Crops Highlight Maine Farm Tour | Dairy ...
Lancaster Farming
WALDOBORO, Maine — Conservation of rare and endangered breeds of livestock, and some unusual crop uses were highlights of a daylong bus tour of four ...

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Republican Journal

Remembering 40 years at the Common Ground Country Fair
Republican Journal
The Common Ground Country Fair was started by the Maine Organic Farmer and Gardeners Association as a fundraiser, and it succeeded, raising $22,000 that first year. ... Her greatest Common Ground Country Fair moment happened when she wasn't even at the ...


Boothbay Register

Newcastle Ecumenical Food Pantry and MOFGA receive donations from Rising Tide
Boothbay Register
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) was the Co-ops for Community Day recipient for July. MOFGA is the oldest and largest organic association in the country, offering education and resources on organic growing to farmers and ...


Press Herald

For 20 years, Dave Colson has been helping people park at the Common Ground Country Fair
Press Herald
At any given time during the three-day Common Ground Country Fair, there will be 12 to 20 volunteers helping people park. Dave Colson has a day job – he's the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's agricultural services director – but at ...

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Press Herald

Organic farm group launches program to certify Maine's medical cannabis
Press Herald
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 to set standards for growing ...

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Press Herald

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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