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Rockland, Maine, eyes aquaculture seaweed future
Undercurrent News
Rockland, in the US state of Maine, is working to develop aquacultured seaweed as a future source of income in the community, the Village Soup, a local news site, reports. The town is hosting a conference on the subject on July 27 to which it hopes to ...

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Bangor Daily News

Celebrated poster unveiled for 2018 Common Ground Country Fair
Bangor Daily News
Two adorable kunekune pigs grace the poster for the 2018 Common Ground Country Fair, which was unveiled last week by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. As is tradition, the poster was presented the association's annual meeting at the ...

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'Big Organic' Egg Producers Poised to Feather their Nests if USDA Scuttles Animal Welfare Rule
HuffPost
Better nutrition and better animal welfare standards aren't the only benefit for consumers who buy authentic certified organic eggs. Organic eggs produced by ethical farms where hens have real access to pasture, including organic regenerative poultry ...

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Green Thumb Award-Winners
Palm Beach Post
The Organic Potato Plant Detective kit features two of the best organic Maine certified seed-potato varieties. The Island Sunshine variety was bred on Prince Edward Island, and it is very resistant to potato late blight. King Harry is a hairy-leafed ...


EcoWatch

USDA Plans to Side With 'Fake Organic' Egg Producers, Ditch Animal Welfare Rule
EcoWatch
Better nutrition and better animal welfare standards aren't the only benefit for consumers who buy authentic certified organic eggs. Organic eggs produced by ethical farms where hens have real access to pasture, including organic regenerative poultry ...

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Calendar Listings for the Week beginning January 11
Freepress Online
... salad, rolls, desserts and beverage. If you know a housebound person who would like to have a meal delivered, call 529-6318 by evening of Jan. 14. MOFGA Charcuterie Series, four Tuesdays, Jan. 16-Feb. 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Offered by Maine Organic ...


AGDAILY

Lawsuit accuses Walmart of organic-labeling deception
AGDAILY
Organic standards require certified chickens to have year-round access to the outdoors. A federal lawsuit filed Monday against Walmart accuses the superstore of failing to deliver on those standards, which command a premium price at the checkout ...

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Press Herald

Homegrown: Warm up this winter with a chocolatey Maine treat
Press Herald
It comes in four varieties: Mayan Style, which is certified organic dark chocolate laced with chipotle, cinnamon and sea salt; Rich Dark, which is organic dark chocolate with a touch of cinnamon; Creamy Milk and Dark, which is a blend of organic ...


Press Herald

Kindness to the rescue after fire forces Maine farmers to regroup
Press Herald
RAMBLE ON: Balfour Farm produces MOFGA-certified organic yogurt and cheese from a small herd of Normande and Normande crosses, but the Donahues had done some work to make their farm more than just a farmstead dairy. They moved to Maine in 2010 from New ...


Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)

Portland, ME Becomes an Organic City, Banning Toxic Pesticides on Public and Private Property
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)
Read Beyond Pesticides' and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's (MOFGA) op-ed in the Portland Press Herald. Outside of Maine, the City of Portland now joins neighboring South Portland and other jurisdictions in the state of Maryland ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Solar power, powered through incentives, continues to gain ground in central Maine
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
ReVision built the 102-kilowatt array at the Common Ground Education Center on Crosby Brook Road for the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. MOFGA's 300-panel array isn't as large as many commercial or municipal projects that involve ...

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The Oracle Dispatch

Breakout Spotlight on Future Farm Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:FFRMF)
The Oracle Dispatch
The land under lease is organic and so all activity, equipment, practices, and applications must follow the Organic Guidelines set forth by MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association).” Future Farm Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:FFRMF) bills ...

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Street Register

Future Farm Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:FFRMF) Operating North and South of the Border
Street Register
... happening on the West Coast, FFRMF has signed a lease agreement for 100-acres in Maine, thereby doubling its previously announced purchase of 120-acres of a licensed industrial hemp farm. As part of the lease agreement, the Company has an option to ...


Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)

It is an honor to work with you, the members and network of Beyond Pesticides
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)
At Beyond Pesticides, we collaborate with organizations and advocate across the country to get our message out on the threat that pesticides pose to human health and the environment. We support local action to stop this threat. And, we assist ...


  

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