|“In Search of the Oldest Apples in Maine” with John Bunker|
Penobscot Bay Pilot - 9/22/2015. On Tuesday, October 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Belfast Free Library, apple expert John Bunker will share the history of apples in Maine, his adventures tracking down, identifying and preserving rare historic varieties, the renaissance of the hard cider industry, and an update on MOFGA's Maine Heritage Orchard in Unity, which he founded.
|With New Ban on Cultivation, Northern Ireland Joins EU's Anti-GMO Ranks|
Common Dreams - 9/22/2015. By Deirdre Fulton - Yet another European nation has banned genetically modified (GM or GMO) crops, with Northern Ireland's Minister for the Environment Mark Durkan declaring Monday: "I remain unconvinced of the advantages of GM crops and I consider it prudent to prohibit their cultivation here for the foreseeable future."
|Feeding Farms with Supermarket Food Waste|
Civil Eats - 9/21/2015. By Kristine Wong - This California company is diverting millions of pounds of wasted food away from landfills and onto farms without time-consuming composting methods.