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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Joel and Annalisa Wild Miller
of Wild Miller Farm in Palermo

Know Your Organic Producers!

Joel and Annalisa Wild Miller of Wild Miller Farm in Palermo raise MOFGA-certified organic produce and hay, which they sell through their farm stand/credit-system CSA, wholesale accounts and at the Common Ground Country Fair. They farm with draft horses and say, "We believe that carefully executed and ecologically sound farming is an art, something we constantly strive for. Also that farming with draft animals is a craft, one that we try to improve upon every day." They are also raising their two young children on the farm. For more information, please visit
www.wildmillergardens.com. Please support MOFGA certified organic farmers and producers!

Search for local certified-organic food on MOFGACertification.org.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Mulch your soil – inside and out
Environmental Health News - 11/29/2016.
By David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé - Over the past century major advances in agriculture and medicine dramatically improved the lives of people the world over. But along with these advances came surprises. We found that the more we fertilized our fields the less fertile our soil became and that the more cheap calories we grew to feed people the less healthy we became.
Dairy from cows fed GM feed is not ‘all-natural’, alleges lawsuit vs Dannon – but will it fly?
Food Navigator USA - 11/28/2016.
By Elaine Watson - Has the FDA’s probe into ‘natural’ claims on food labels put a stop to the tidal wave of false advertising lawsuits engulfing food manufacturers? Not if a new complaint against Dannon is anything to go by, which also delves into the thorny issue of GMOs, another area currently being scrutinized by regulators.
Why planting more trees is one of the smartest things a city can do
Vox - 11/26/2016.
By Brad Plumer - Trees can make a city sidewalk prettier, sure. But that’s not even their best trick. A growing pile of research suggests that planting more urban trees, if done right, could save tens of thousands of lives around the world each year – by soaking up pollution and cooling down deadly heat waves.
Danish supermarket selling expired food opens second branch
The Guardian [UK] - 11/26/2016.
Agence France-Presse - It may be past its sell-by date, but for many Danes it’s a tasty proposition: surplus food being sold in a Copenhagen supermarket has proved so popular that a second store has been opened.
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