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Jon Olson: The Maine Farm Bureau's man in Augusta
Press Herald
MOFGA, as old as it is, is nonetheless more new school Maine farming while Farm Bureau represents the old guard. Nonetheless, they regularly sit shoulder to shoulder in committee hearings. “And he'll get up to testify, and then I will get up and ...


Historical society to hear about heirloom apples April 7
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
He has established the Maine Heritage Orchard at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association – MOFGA's -- Common Ground in Unity. Eventually the orchard will be home to 500 or more historic pears and apples. The first 100 apple varieties ...


PenBayPilot.com

Organic Perennial Plant Sale with Rebel Hill Farm
PenBayPilot.com
The Belfast Co-op is sponsoring its 5th annual Perennial Plant Sale through Rebel Hill Farm, with all proceeds going to this MOFGA-certified organic farm. Many of the plants are native to Maine. Print catalogs are available at the Co-op, or you can ...

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Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

5th Annual Organic Perennial Plant Sale with Rebel Hill Farm
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
The Belfast Co-op is sponsoring its 5th annual Perennial Plant Sale through Rebel Hill Farm, with all proceeds going to this MOFGA-certified organic farm. Many of the plants are native to Maine. Print catalogs are available at the Co-op, or you can ...


Library to host organic growing workshop
Republican Journal
This is one of more than 35 similar workshops MOFGA is offering at libraries and community organizations during April. Instructors are experienced MOFGA farmers or gardeners from the region. Participants can learn the basics of soil science and how to ...


Boothbay Register

Timber and trees at HVNC
Boothbay Register
For more information about Timber Frame Construction and other forestry related classes visit www.hvnc.org/registration/, or write to info@hvnc.org. The cost for this workshop is $450 for HVNC, PWA, DLWA, SVCA, SWLA, and MOFGA members. $500 for all ...


Press Herald

Meet Jonah Fertig, jack of cooperative trades
Press Herald
He just participated in a MOFGA event about urban agriculture (he's investigating establishing an urban farm in Portland as part of the Mayor's Initiative). Right now his main focus is the work he's doing for the Cooperative Development Institute ...


Bangor Daily News

Are You Organic – Part 2 (I have egg on my face and apparently it's organic).
Bangor Daily News
Just to be sure I checked with MOFGA's organic crop certification specialist. She says MOFGA interprets that rule to mean eggshells in general and also that they do not have to be shells from certified organic eggs. In other words, I could get ...


  

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