The Partridge Challenge
In January the Partridge Foundation awarded $1.0 million to establish an endowment to support MOFGA’s New Farmer Programs. It also pledged an additional $1.0 million if MOFGA can raise a similar amount before 2016. Read more.
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Know Your Organic Producers!
Meet Bryan and Ali Quincannon and their family, of MOFGA-certified organic Eden Acres Family Farm in East Waterboro. Eden Acres grows over 30 varieties of unique and flavorful heirloom apples that are ready to pick beginning in August and continuing through mid-November. "Using beneficial, living organisms is at the heart of my approach in creating a healthy system for healthy trees to thrive and produce healthy apples," says Bryan. Keep up with Eden Acres on their website and on Facebook. Please support MOFGA certified organic farmers and producers!
Search for local certified-organic food on MOFGACertification.org.
September 9 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Biodynamic Farming
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Hope's Edge Farm, Hope. Details.
September 25-27 - MOFGA’s Common Ground Country Fair
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity. The Fair is MOFGA's premier event celebrating rural living. Three full days of educational talks and demonstrations, entertainment, delicious Maine-grown organic food and products from local artisans. To volunteer, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 30 - Waldo Organic Growers meeting at MOFGA
Help MOFGA clean up after the Fair and help John Bunker in the Maine Heritage Orchard. Come as early as you can. Potluck at 6 p.m. in the MOFGA library. FMI about this and other WOG events: Nan Cobbey, 338-1198.
October 10-12 - Nose to Tail Pork Processing, Unity
Covers all aspects of raising, humanely slaughtering, and processing pigs. Information.
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