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ReEnergy creates bioenergy, contributes to economy, preserves Maine forests
Bangor Daily News
Bioenergy is electricity and heat generated from wood and other organic materials. In 2015, according to the U.S. Energy ... ReEnergy's fuel procurement program is certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®), an internationally recognized ...

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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

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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OZY

New England Farmers Are Aging. Immigrants Are Set to Replace Them
OZY
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) operates a journeyperson program, which apprentices 50 new farmers each year. Legal groups such as Land for Good, based in Keene, New Hampshire, and the Maine Farmland Trust are ...


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 ...


Fire Destroys Buildings on Maine Blueberry Farm
Firefighter Nation
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 ...


Fire Destroys Buildings on Maine Blueberry Farm
Firefighter Nation
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 ...


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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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Fairfield enters partnership to explore solar array on closed landfill ...
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The town is partnering with Falmouth-based Gizos Energy LLC to study the possible construction of a 5-megawatt array near Kennebec Valley Community ...

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Bangor Daily News

Fire destroys buildings at Dedham wild blueberry farm — Hancock ...
Bangor Daily News
A fire broke out at Peaked Mountain Farm and Native Pollinator Sanctuary on Friday morning in Dedham that destroyed the homestead and another building ...

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