Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

Numbers refer to the issue and page number of The MOF&G.

1 = March/April/May; 2 = June/July/August; 3 = Sept. /Oct/Nov; 4 = Dec./Jan./Feb


Alley cropping 1/28
Apprenticeships 4/14
Aroostook farm tour 2/44
Aventis, and Starlink corn 3/46
Barfod, Ib 4/18
Beer, homebrew 4/31
Blue Vervain 4/23
Biotech policy, national, and Interior Department 4/3
Blueberries, organic
  picking 2/4
  processing of 2/4
  promoted 3/8
Board of Pesticides Control
  and Atlantic Salmon and pesticides 3/11
  and Aquatic Pellets incident 3/11
  and aquatic pesticides, illegal 4/8
  and Brown critical pesticide
  control area 1/10
  and Casco Bay project 3/10
  and Clean State Initiative 3/11
  and data collection legislation 3/9
  former members speak 1/1
  hears Hexazinone contamination report 2/8
  and Gary Boone 4/9
  and indoor pesticide use 3/10
  meeting coverage 1/10, 2/8, 3/9, 4/8
  and Northern Refrigeration consent decree 1/10
  and organophosphate detection in salmon rivers 2/8
  pesticide policy committee of 2/8
  receives award 1/10
  and school pesticide regulations 3/9, 4/8
  and school-related fines 2/9
  and Walmart fines 2/9
  and West Nile Virus
  outreach criticized 3/11
  pesticides evaluated 2/7
  response 1/10
Borealis Breads 1/16
Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH), in dairy products 2/22
Buckwheat 2/18
Calendar 1/46, 2/46, 3/62, 4/46
Camden Hills Regional High School's IPM program 3/44
Cancer
  colon and copper 2/11
  and berries 2/11
Coffee, organic 4/2
Common Ground Fair 2001
  ag booth area vendors sought 2/40
  ag demonstrations 2/40
  ag demonstrators wanted 1/44
  artwork contest guidelines 2/40
  artwork contest winner 2/42
  booth applications available 1/44
  Brahms Mount blanket raffle 3/24
  children's vegetable parade
  costume maintenance needed 3/26
  clean-up help wanted 2/40
  Common Kitchen food needed 1/44
  contests and shows 3/27
  entertainment 3/18
  Exhibition Hall, 3/24
  Exhibition Hall rule info 2/40
  fair director
    welcome 3/13
    congratulations 4/42
  fair participant applications for 2002 4/42
  fair participants directory 3/35
  farmers' market vendors 3/23
  featured speakers 3/19
  fleece sale and show 3/27
  food at the fair 3/25
  food preservation focus for Exhibition Hall 2/41
  forest service demos 3/24
  getting to the fair 3/29
  Harry S. Truman Pitch-off 3/28
  homestead 3/60
  manure toss for masters 3/28
  map of 3/31
  photomontage planned 2/40
  planning team members needed 3/14
  praised by MAAF 1/44
  public policy teach-in 3/21
  publicity 2/40
  schedule of events 3/32
  street-naming appeal 2/40
  ticket and poster outlets 3/28
  thanked 4/42
  to revive Country Kitchen demos 1/44
  vendors out for year 2000 reply 1/2
    MOFGA response 1/6
  volunteer coordinators 3/14
  volunteers 2/40, 3/14, 3/15
  Whole Life tent guide 3/26
  winners, all 4/43
  zero garbage program 2/42, 3/15
    coordinators needed 2/42
  year 'round events at 3/16
Corn, open-pollinated varieties 2/14
Cover cropping and crop rotation 1/18
Crump, Deborah 4/16
Dana, Chief Barry 3/19, 4/26
Dansinger, Larry 4/27
Daytripping in Maine
  requests for participants 1/6.
  summary of dates 2/24
Diazinon, and new EPA ruling 1/9
Dubay, Joyce 2/42
Dugger, Ronnie 3/19,4/28
Dunn, Mike and Andrea Asken 4/15
Dutton, Dalene 3/45
Editorials
  A Dream to End Greed 4/3
  Dragonflies and Pepper Pods 4/4
  G8 Meetings Should Be Held At Common Ground 3/4
  It's Time 2/3
  Nature's Blueberries 4/5
  Paradise vs. Industrial Agriculture 2/3
  Pieces of the Puzzle 1/6
  Security 4/5
  Ten Things I Learned From An Old Farmer 3/5
  The Wic Program and Better Health 3/5
Elderberries, growing 2/31
England, a new organic trip to 1/4
Fare Share Coop 3/7, 4/16, 4/17
Farm Profiles
  Berle Farm 4/22
  Carding Brook Farm 4/1
  Laughing Stock Farm 1/11
  Meadowsweet Farm (Swanville) 2/1
  Meadowsweet Farm (Warren) 4/18
  Trout Run Farm, 1/18
  WoodPrairie Farm 3/38
Fennel 1/38
Five Town CSD IPM Plan 3/45
Food Preservation safety 2/41
Food Safety 3/25
Foot and mouth
  right approach to? 2/2
  slash and burn control of 2/30
  Slaughter as only control 2/30
Free trade, and Maine foods 3/5
Friends of Casco Bay 1/10, 3/10
Gardening gently 2/16
Garlic, year 'round 3/41
Gelinas, Claire 4/16
Genetic engineering
  book review on 3/54
  FDA rules on 1/5
  labeling bills 2/19
  and Starlink corn 3/46
  update 3/46
Genetic Engineering Cross Contamination
  proposed legislation on 1/3, 2/11
Gerritsen, Jim
  at Spring Growth 2/15
  and Megan, and WoodPrairie Farm 3/38
Global trade, and a decentralized alternative 2/3
Global warming, how to counter 2/21
Goats, raised organically 4/22
Good Life Center 4/17
Grass farming 2/1,4/35
Gregory, Paul, receives award 1/10
Grow Your Own
  Cherries 4/36
  Elderberries 2/31
  Nuts 1/36
  Rose, Rugosa 3/49
Growing Degree Days 1/23
Growing New Fanners 2/6
Grupo FEN1X 4/2, 4/6
Harvest Fund J/27
  grant recipients 3/7
Harvest Kitchen (see also recipe index)
  From Soup to Nuts 2/37
  Make Your Own GE-free Breads 2/33
  Soups for All Seasons 4/37
Hawthorn 2/20
Heifer project support 3/4
Hemp products rules, new 4/8
Herbs
  wild medicinal at risk 1/8
  in the garden 2/19
Hightower, Jim 3/20
Honeybee, controlling mites in 1/33, 2/11
Holman, Lee 4/25
Horses, farming with 4/13
Humphreys, Lee 4/18
Indian Meadow Herbal Project 3/7
Index, MOF&G 2000 1/26
Information Quest 2000, winners 1/24
Information Quest 2001, 3/24
Irradiation of school lunch food 2/7
Kaolin film in orchards 1/9
Larson, Mike 4/17
Lawn Care, safe 3/43
Lazor, Jack 2/25
Lewis, Alan J. 2/2
Livestock, pasture-raised 2/2, 4/35
Mailorder seedlings 1/9
Maine Farmland Trust 3/8
Maine Harvest 2/35
Maine Initiatives 1/27
Maine Menus Month 1/9
Maine Right To Know 2001 1/7, 2/2
Maine Senior Farm Share Program 2/35
Marketing Page, The
  Confessions of a Reluctant Marketer 4/39
  Connecting with Consumers 2/35
  Farms and Restaurants 2/29
  Maine Senior Farm Share Program 2/35
  MOFGA launches new marketing program 2/35
  Portland Public Market 3/52
  Why We Buy 2/35
Meetings, Conferences, Festivals (see also Common Ground Fair)
  AAIE Conference 4/6
  Breaking Ground 1/21
  Ecological Farming Conference, 22nd annual 4/6
  Farmer to Farmer 2001 2/44, 3/59
  Great Maine Apple Day 3/7
  Growing Your Own Organic Garden 1/7
  Hancock County's Chef-Growers Retreat 3/8
  Herbfest 2001 2/5
  Maine Agricultural Trades Show 4/7
  NOFA Winter Conference 4/6
  Organic Orcharding workshop 1/8
  Photovoltaic Module Workshop 2/6
  Portland Flower Show 1/7, 2/5
  Regional Farm and Food Project 4/6
  Rockknockers Picnic 2/44
  Seed Swap and Scionwood Exchange 1/8
  Small Farm Field Day 2/44
  Spring Growth 2001 1/7, 2/15
  Twilight Organic Farm Meetings 2/25
MOFGA
  annual appeal donors 2/43
  business members 1/45, 2/45, 3/62, 4/45
  capital campaign 1/43, 3/59
    recognition 1/2
  collective challenge leaders 2/42, 2/43
  events 4/45
  launches new marketing program 2/35
  and legislative bills 2/9
  and legislative summary 2/10, 3/21
  links with El Salvador farmers 3/24, 3/9
  new members 2/43
  oral history project 3/27
  permanent site donors 2/42, 2/43
  summer intern 3/59
  website of 3/25
MOFGA Certified Growers list 2001 3/56
  preliminary listing of 2/37
MOFGA homestead update 1/45
  stewards 3/60
Monsanto and lawsuits 3/47
Morris Farm Summer Camp 2/6
Mushrooms, and soil quality 1/33
New Chautauqua 3/20
Nordell, Anne and Eric 1/18
Nutting
  for Congress 2/5, 3/4
Nuts, growing 1/36
Organic Food
  health benefits of 4/7
  the real cost of 1/34
  really more expensive? 4/22
Organic ingredients online 4/24
Organic seed crop production
  brassicas 4/32
  cucurbits 1/30
  lettuce 2/26
Organic standards, national
  final rule released 2/22
  What Does Organic Mean Now? 4/38
Parasites
  external, on animals 2/33
  internal and farm ecology 3/52
Peppers
  website 2/17
  hot, for pests 2/27
Schmeiser, Percy, and Monsanto 3/47
Pesticides
  diazinon and EPA ruling 1/9
  Phosmet detected in Downeast rivers 1/10
  Rotenone and Parkinson's 1/9
  and birth defects 4/7
Photovoltaic modules 2/6
Poetry
  Dandelion Pride 2/36
  Last Tomato 10/5/00 4/9
  Sign Me Up For Genetic Engineering 2/3
Pokeweed 3/48
Portland Public Market 3/52
Potatoes, mail order marketing 3/38
President's letters
  Broadcast a Garden's Worth of Seeds 2/3
  The Common Ground Fair is an Organic Experience 3/5
  The End of the Campaign is in Sight 4/5
Project Censored and Cuban Ag 4/7
Public Citizen vs Irradiated Beef 4/9
Publications noted
  extension factsheets on Web 4/24
  from NRAES 2/34
  Hortldeas 4/14
Recipe index
  Almond Tort Cookies w/ jam 1/37
  Apricot Brandy Pound Cake 4/31
  Aubergine Curry 3/53
  Cashew Gravy 2/37
  Chinese Pickled Turnip and Carrots 3/53
  Chocolate Apple Nut Torte 1/37
  English Muffins 2/33
  Fennel Salad 1/38
  Garden Special 2/42
  Garlic-Bean Soup
  Grapefruit Rhubarb Marmalade 3/53
  Nut Gravy 1/37
  Nut Loaf 2/37
  Nutty Grain Burgers 1/37
  Oatmeal Blueberry Muffins 4/32
  Pita Pocket Bread 2/33
  Potato Cakes, really good 2/39
  Raclette 2/17
  Roasted Pork Loin 1/38
  Rye Bread, 100% 1/38
  Salmon Crackers 2/33
  Scorched Saffron Tomato Puree 2/41
  Sopa de Lima 4/37
  Spicy Hot Green Beans 3/53
  Summer Puree 4/37
  Tomkha Talay 4/37
  Tortillas, Chapatis, Flat Breads 2/33
  Vegetable Stock 4/37
Reviews, books
  Accessible Gardening 4/41
  The Beetless Gardening Book 2/35
  The Best of Selling Outdoors 2/29
  Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties 2/42
  Building Soils For Better Crops 4/42
  A Certain Slant of Light 2/40
  A Citizen's Guide to Fighting Food Irradiation 4/40
  Dandelions: Stars in the Grass 2/36
  Dead Daisies Make Me Crazy 2/42
  Environmentalism Unbound 4/40
  From Earth To Herbalist 2/34
  The Great Book Of Pears 2/34
  Genetically Engineered Food: Changing the Nature of Nature 3/36
  Genetically Engineered Food: A Self Defense Guide 3/54
  Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms 2/42
  Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades 2/40
  The Invisible Garden 2/36
  The New Farmers' Market 2/35
  The Maine Mulch Murder 4/41
  Nourishing Traditions 3/54
  Organic Livestock Handbook 1/33
  The Scythe Book 4/40
  Simply Grande Gardening Cook Book 3/53
  Sustainable Cuisine White Papers 2/36
  The Sustainable Vegetable Garden 1/40
Reviews, catalogs
  2001 Green Methods Catalog 2/34
  Let's Get Growing 2/35
Roberts, Paula and Sumner 2/1
Rosa Rugosa 3/49
Rotenone, and Parkinson's 1/9
Saffeir, Jo 2/2
Salatin, Joel 2/25
Scythe
  mowing opportunity 2/5
  supply on the Web 4/40
Shiva, Dr. Vandana 3/20
  C G Fair keynote address 4/24
Slegona, Frank and Cyrene 4/30
Soil Association 2/4
Solar power
  in Maine 4/25
  in Nicaragua 4/6
Soup co-op, organic 3/7
Spaulding, William and Gertrude 1/43
Starlink corn 3/46
Strawberries
  fall planting 3/42
  plugs and varieties 3/42
Sugg, Elizabeth Spalding 4/5
Tomatoes, diseases in tunnel grown 2/32
Turner, Lisa 2/22
Vegetable storage, problems in 3/50
Vetch, hairy 2/28
Volunteer Profiles
  Guzzi, Mark 2/46
  Howell, Scott 1/46
  Kipp, Rick 3/62
  Merrill, Dennis 4/46
Volunteer
  opportunities 3/17
  workdays 2/45
Walls, Tracy 3/2 2
Weeds
  as companion plants 2/24
  control of 2/18
West Nile Virus
  action alert 2/8
  Board of Health outreach on 3/11
  and community mosquito control 2/8
  pamphlet available 2/8
Wheat Project, The 1/16

– Thanks to Lynn Allen for yet another MOF&G index

MOF&G Cover Spring 2002