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Phone: 207-568-4142
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Experience the Joy of Learning by Doing at Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA

Saturday, June 23, 2018
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity


Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA is a hands-on, experiential event where people from all walks of life can share and learn new skills. It will include over 40 unique, participatory workshops, along with a plant swap, a potluck picnic lunch, and a stone soup made with your contributions!

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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Plant sales no bargain if winter moth is part of the deal
Portland Press Herald - 5/6/2018.
By Tom Atwell - Maine is entering plant-sale season. This is when garden clubs, plant societies and other groups with anything to do with growing things raise money by having members dig and divide their perennials, pot up some of the divisions and sell them.
USDA Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule for National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard
USDA - 5/3/2018.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today invited public comment on the proposed rule to establish the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard mandated by Congress in 2016. The standard will provide a uniform way to offer meaningful disclosure for consumers who want more information about their food and avoid a patchwork system of state or private labels that could be confusing for consumers and would likely drive up food costs.
40-year-old Clinton seed co-op must move ahead without CR Lawn, its visionary center
Portland Press Herald - 4/29/2018.
By Mary Pols - Lawn will retire from Fedco in May, leaving behind a legacy of number crunching, tomato testing and big thinking.
EU To 'Completely Ban' Outdoor Use Of Pesticides Blamed For Devastating Bees
National Public Radio - 4/27/2018.
By Bill Campbell, The Two-Way - Citing concerns for food production, the environment and biodiversity, the European Union is set to "completely ban" the outdoor use of neonicotinoid insecticides that have been blamed for killing bees, and for keeping other bees from laying eggs.
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