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Study Looks at Prices At Farmers' Markets
Valley News
92 percent of certified organic produce at farmers' markets is competitively priced, defined as within a 10% price range, with the same produce in retail stores. Local meats and proteins sold at farmers' markets also are competitively priced with ...

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Hit pause on a Maine sustainable farming seal of approval
Press Herald
Department staff members could have learned this by consulting with the state's foremost authority in agricultural certification – the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. MOFGA serves as the USDA-accredited certification service for more ...


Christian Science Monitor

GMO labels: The great American food fight
Christian Science Monitor
Down the road at the Hunger Mountain Coop, which specializes in local organic food, manager Kari Bradley is planning an ice-cream social. “The right to know if GMOs are in .... Two states – Connecticut and Maine – did pass GMO labeling laws, but with ...

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How to make rich broth for ramen, plus a fast shortcut
Fredericksburg.com
Egg noodles. I love this innocuous pasta. The rich, tender noodles comfort me when I have a cold, have suffered a challenging day or need to recover from a week of “research eating.” When they are buttery and cheesy, or topped with chicken paprikash ...


Calendar Listings for the Week beginning June 23
Freepress Online
Starting at noon, gardeners Susan Shaw and Patrisha McLean give a talk, “Yes, You Can Grow Roses in Maine,” then lead a walk in Merryspring's rose garden and a driving tour to three area rose gardens. $5/free for Merryspring members. ... First Friday ...


Bangor Daily News

Why some Maine farmers say organic certification is worth the effort
Bangor Daily News
Bradley Theriault inspects one of the two greenhouses with his son Konnor Martin on Theriault All Natural Farms in Fort Kent. Theriault runs the organic farm with his Aurora Jerkins. This year the couple decided to stay organic but not see official ...

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Bangor Daily News

Why some Maine farmers say organic certification is worth the effort
Bangor Daily News
In Maine, that certification comes from the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Certification Services, which works to ensure the state's certified organic farmers comply with the USDA's organic certification regulations. “When a farmer ...

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The Ellsworth American

Avena founder Deb Soules gives tree-mendous workshop
The Ellsworth American
Soule grows all of these plants at Avena Botanicals in certified-biodynamic gardens. Biodynamic agriculture is a system of organic and ecological practices based on the teachings of Dr. Rudolf Steiner. Biodynamics connects the ecology of a farm to the ...


Press Herald

Ramen (the real thing) relies on a rich broth
Press Herald
Certified organic kelp from Maine Coast Sea Vegetables, sold at Whole Foods, similar to Japanese kombu, tastes good here. Broth freezes beautifully. I package it in 16-ounce containers for easy thawing. Reheat the broth and season it highly with soy ...

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KeepMEcurrent.com

Durham News
KeepMEcurrent.com
Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District, with Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and the Natural Resources Conservation Service, are hosting a Conservation Farm Tour on Wednesday, June 29, starting at 5 p.m., at New Leaf ...


Press Herald

Maine farmers make a splash with water buffalo
Press Herald
Maine is relatively cool, but when the temperature hits the 80s and the sun is out, the Farrars' water buffalo can be found in an existing pond that the buffalo have expanded with their horns, or wallowing in mud that protects them from bugs and the ...


NIFA (press release)

Cultivating the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers
NIFA (press release)
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) has trained 240 new farmers since 2000. The graduates have established more than 140 new farms and 89 percent of the participants still farm in Maine. Women own, in part or wholly, ...

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Bangor Daily News

MOFGA's annual celebration of homesteading to teach, delight this weekend
Bangor Daily News
On June 11 at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association at at 294 Crosby Brook Road in Unity, Farm and Homestead Day will return to offer hands-on workshops for those interested in learning about farming and homesteading skills. “Farm and ...

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Press Herald

Fluid Farms takes home $50000 prize in fourth annual LaunchPad competition
Press Herald
Fluid Farms in Portland grows organic greens and freshwater tilapia (striped bass), and operates the state's only Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association-certified organic aquaponic greenhouse. Company founder Tyler Gaudet told the panel that ...

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Organic Authority

Why are Some Farmers Opting Out of...
Organic Authority
Hinck could get the help he needs to become organic again. “The wholesale customers he lost offered to pay for his certification, which would be administered as usual by MOFGA, the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association,” the Press Herald ...

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Nibbles: Casserole, medicinal herbs and ice cream
The Ellsworth American
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) is sponsoring the workshop, which costs $60 per person. The workshop also will include meditation sessions. Each participant will take home a freshly prepared lemon balm tincture.


  

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