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Freepress Online

MOFGA Urges House to Drop Partisanship, Create Meaningful Agricultural Opportunities, and Protect Our Health and ...
Freepress Online
... which helps certified organic farmers defray administrative fees and provides incentives for farmers to transition to organic production practices. MOFGA also objects to elimination of mandatory funding for other important local and regional food ...

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Freepress Online

MOFGA Urges House to Drop Partisanship, Create Meaningful Agricultural Opportunities, and Protect Our Health and ...
Freepress Online
“The bill passed by the House Agriculture Committee this week undermines decades of work by farmers and advocates to advance sustainable agriculture and food systems in the US,” said MOFGA's Agricultural Services Director Dave Colson. “It eliminates ...

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Freepress Online

Calendar Listings for the Week beginning April 26
Freepress Online
Slide Talk in Belfast, 6:30 p.m., First Church in Belfast, UCC, 104 Church St. Douglas Showalter gives the free public talk with the subtitle: “The Long Journey of Massachusetts/Maine Congregationalists from Meeting Houses to Churches, Free Pews ...


Nibbles: Parsnips, fruit trees and farmers markets
The Ellsworth American
Fruit for thought. C.J. Walke, manager of College of the Atlantic's Peggy Rockefeller Farms in Bar Harbor, will show how to propagate and reproduce your favorite fruit tree varieties from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, on the COA campus ...


Press Herald

Give your mother (Earth) a hand. Here's how to help.
Press Herald
Check in and light refreshments are at Mill Creek Park. Acadia National Park– Bar Harbor, Maine – The National Park Service opens all national parks without entrance fees April 21: First Day of National Park Week. The Maine Organic Farmers and ...


Republican Journal

Annual Empty Bowl Supper in Belfast
Republican Journal
It also is a chance to meet some Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association staff and board members. MOFGA's Sistering Committee holds this fundraiser annually, thanks to the generosity of the Unitarian Universalist Church, which donates the space ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Spring events planned at Winterberry Farm
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Winterberry Farm will host its annual sheep shearing and May Day celebration from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the farm on Route 27 in Belgrade. This free event will feature family friendly activities and a chance to explore the grounds, and ...


Seven Days

Vermont Tomato Farmer Leads Defense of Organic Principles
Seven Days
Long Wind Farm sells pints of multicolored, jewel-toned cherry tomatoes whose quirky, artist-designed labels describe them as grown in Vermont and certified organic. A grinning tomato raises its fists proudly over the slogan "Real tomatoes ... with ...

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SeafoodSource (blog)

Hannaford the latest retailer to jump into the meal-kit craze
SeafoodSource (blog)
Scarborough, Maine, U.S.A.-based Hannaford Bros. is the latest in a surge of supermarkets offering meal kits, joining Walmart, Publix, Albertsons, and numerous other grocery chains. Some of the new kits at Hannaford, which operates 181 grocery stores ...
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Organic botanist looks for a garden
Wicked Local
“I have run a certified organic farm in Deerfield and grew 400 different perennial plants, 150 vegetables, but my area of expertise is actually seaweeds,” she explained. She studied seaweeds at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole and that's ...


Mainebiz

Mainebiz Food Insider: GrandyOats, Wicked Joe waking up granola with new product
Mainebiz
And last May, it also was recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency with an Environmental Merit Award for its sustainable practices. Wicked Joe's owners, Bob and Carmen Garver, were Mainebiz Small Business Business Leaders of the Year for 2017 ...


The Ellsworth American

Nibbles: Fruit toppers, beer and sourdough
The Ellsworth American
Famed artist William Wegman, who divides his time between New York and Rangeley, and his Weimaraner Topper collaborated and created a limited-edition of “Topper, 2015” to support the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardener Association's capital campaign ...


Press Herald

Community-supported agriculture programs in Maine struggle after years of popularity
Press Herald
... have abruptly become the farming equivalent of “Words with Friends” – hot, then not. Experts and farmers say there are a lot of reasons for the downturn. Increasing competition is a big one. So, too, is the customer's need for convenience over a ...

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Environmental Leader

Tom's of Maine Asks for Votes: Which Water Sources Will We Save?
Environmental Leader
Personal-care product company Tom's of Maine will donate a million dollars to preserve and restore the nation's water supply by working with the Nature Conservancy on a three out of four possible projects. Why three of four potentials? The company is ...


  

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