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TD would consider buying 'high quality' U.S. assets, CFO says
Chicago Tribune
Toronto-Dominion, Canada's largest lender by assets, has spent about $17 billion building a branch network from Maine to Florida in the past decade. The bank also has agreed ... "Our primary focus at TD is on organic growth," Johnston said. "We have ...

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OregonLive.com

Crazy about circles? Take them home (photos)
OregonLive.com
Studio 24b has Portland, Maine-based furniture designer Matt Hutton's Crop Circles series of tables. ... His curvy, oiled-oak pendant lamp somehow managed to evoke a tree burl and a ship's propeller; at once organic and mechanical. The same was true of ...


Maine Public Broadcasting

Farmworkers See Jobs, Earnings Shrivel In California Drought
Maine Public Broadcasting
He's working in an organic field in Watsonville, near Santa Cruz. This year, he's averaging about half as many boxes of berries as he usually does. "We are earning less money because we are done with work early, and there is less fruit," he says in ...

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Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015: Fighting the drug blight, shaming the obese, national ...
Bangor Daily News
Jody Spear, who wrote the Aug. 13 OpEd about spraying blueberries with pesticides, should read the national organic program regulatory text and she will find that many pesky pesticides can be used in certified organic production. I've been harvesting ...


Kunachia Launches Innovative Superfood Blend at Sam's Clubs Across the Nation
MarketWatch
... the first brand in the US to create a superfood blend that combines chia with a probiotic, began selling its new product, Chia+Probiotics, in more than 30 Sam's Clubs including North Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Maryland, Florida, Illinois, Maine ...

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Under Settlement Bangor, Maine Takes Additional Action to Address Wastewater ...
U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
Sewer overflow discharges contain oxygen depleting organic material as well as human waste by-products, such as fecal coliform, and pharmaceuticals, all of which can cause environmental harm and degradation to the receiving water body and the natural ...

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Christian Science Monitor

Twelve college campuses leading the way for sustainable dining
Christian Science Monitor
Boston University dining halls serve meal options that include organic, fair trade, free-range, vegetarian fed, hormone- and antibiotic-free, and sustainably harvested food items to students. Their dining services ... Bowdoin College in Brunswick ...

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NPR

Why French Winemakers Are Seeing The World Through Rosé-Colored Glasses
NPR
"Yesterday we had a visit from another importer from Maine who was on vacation," Robert says. "He loved the rosé. Maybe something ... Now he's realizing a lifelong dream, making 3,000 bottles of organic wine a year. He says he understands why rosé is a ...

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The Weekly Packet

From nature to nourish: local mycologist searches by land and sea
The Weekly Packet
That sparked his initial interest, but he later honed the skill by working with the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. He completed the Journeyperson program through MOFGA, specifically focusing his studies on garden vegetables, medicinal ...


Bangor Daily News

Demand for locally raised meat increases in Maine
Bangor Daily News
In Maine, more farmers are raising animals to offer consumers a full farm, not factory, diet. According to the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, the number of certified livestock producers in the state increased by more than 20 percent ...

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Press Herald

Society Notebook: Bringing more to the Maine farm table
Press Herald
This is the third year Allagash will release a Hugh Malone IPA in September with proceeds going to Cultivating Community as well as Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA). “I grew up in the County, and this reminds me of a barbecue ...


Republican Journal

Belfast-to-Unity hiking trail gets a 'sea' leg
Republican Journal
The Hills to Sea Trail is a project of Waldo County Trails Coalition, whose members include Sebasticook Regional Land Trust, Unity College, Unity Barn Raisers, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Maine Farmland Trust, Future MSAD3 ...


Portland Phoenix (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Organic updates: National survey issued to farmers for research guidance
Portland Phoenix (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association reported on July 31, “The 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers will be emailed to every certified organic farmer with a listed email address on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) ... The ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

MOFGA hosts public discussions this week
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Barb Wood, Amy Howard and Myra Wilkinsen enjoy the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association-sponsored Common Ground Country Fair in Unity last year. MOFGA is holding a series of workshops this week at Good Will-Hinkley in Fairfield on the ...

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Farm party at Dooryard Farm in Camden
PenBayPilot.com
Dooryard Farm in Camden is a Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) certified organic farm that raises vegetables and meat. Maine Farmland Trust seeks to support farmers and their communities and protect the future of farming.


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Central Maine business briefs
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
MOFGA, based in Unity, will use a $98,950 grant to assist with organic grower business consultation services, organic farming workshops and professional training and third-party loans for non-production purposes from an organic farmers' revolving loan ...

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