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MOFGA
PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
Fax: 207-568-4141
Email: mofga@mofga.org
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294 Crosby Brook Road
Unity, Maine

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Organic Farming:
Principles and Practice


Tuesday, May 24 and
Wednesday, May 25
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

This is a two-day immersion course (free for MOFGA apprentices) open to any participants interested in learning the fundamental principles and practices of organic farming.

Join specialists from MOFGA's Agricultural Services Department and a panel of organic farmers for a two-day introductory course in organic farming. Register for either or both days. Lunch will be provided.

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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Gardiner poultry processing plant looks to expand
Kennebec Journal - 5/15/2016.
By Jessica Lowell - Common Wealth Poultry and Central Maine Meats are seeking federal funds for training and growth.
Community Celebrates Completion of Cassidy's Kitchen at Hart to Hart Farm in Albion
WGME - 5/15/2016.
Seven months after the first boards were painted blue by volunteers at Hart to Hart Farm and Education Center in Albion, the community came together again Saturday to honor Cassidy Charette with a dedication and official opening of Cassidy's Kitchen.
A new approach to community food systems integrates conservation-minded land trusts
Portland Press Herald - 5/15/2016.
By Marina Schauffler - The two worlds are converging, says Kristen Miale, president of Good Shepherd Food Bank.
Farmers sue Monsanto over alleged Roundup cancer link
Journal Star (Lincoln, Neb.) - 5/15/2016.
By Nicholas Bergin - Three Nebraska farmers and an agronomist, all diagnosed with cancer, have filed a lawsuit against Monsanto alleging the seed and chemical giant of purposely misleading the public about the dangers of the world’s most widely used herbicide.
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Upcoming MOFGA Events

May 20-22 - Northeast Livestock Expo

May 21-22 - Chainsaw Safety Level 1 for Women at Hidden Valley Nature Center

May 24-25 - Organic Farming: Principles and Practices

June 1 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Organic Goat Dairy

June 8 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Organic Livestock Management

June 11 - Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA

June 11 - Pest & Soil Walk with Hands-On Soil Testing

June 16 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Hand Tool Demonstration

June 29 - Conservation Farm Tour: Cover Crop Demonstration

July 6 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Farming with Horses

July 7 - Poultry Processing Workshop


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