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Whitehill Farmer Teaches Garlic Production, Value Added Products
Lancaster Farming
Some of their garlic is sold in a farmers market in Farmington, Maine. In addition, they have substantial heirloom tomatoes, peppers, and herb and spice production. All of their crops are cultivated organically in raised beds. The farm is certified ...


Whitehill Farmer Teaches Garlic Production, Value Added Products
Lancaster Farming
EAST WILTON, Maine. — Field workers at Whitehill Farm are welcome to enjoy a pickled cucumber any time they wish, with one condition: they have to restock the larder before the end of the season. Maine farmer Amy LeBlanc uses this crafty way to get ...


Marrone Bio Innovations announces first sales of Majestene Bionematicide
Crop Protection News
The first sales of Majestene Bionematicide from Marrone Bio Innovations were announced last week as it was certified for use in certified organic food production and listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute. ... EPA approval and state ...


What's Happening — Feb. 4-14
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Wine Tasting, at Gambardella's Pasta Bella, 706 Second Ave., led by certified wine specialist Bruce Abbott and featuring small plates crafted to go with the wine of the evening. Cost is $39 ... Works by Alfred Skondovitch, on display at LUNCH Cafe ...


Small business examines the health benefits of elderberries
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (press release) (blog)
This overall immune system support soon translated into one of the company's most in-demand products, its AnthoImmune™ Organic Elderberry Syrup, which combines certified organic elderberries, elderflowers, and wild Maine blueberries. Read more on ...


Ocean Drive Magazine

These Are Miami's Top Taste Makers You Should Know About
Ocean Drive Magazine
His beautifully baked loaves can also be found at local Whole Foods supermarkets alongside other South Florida delicacies, like Funky Buddha sourdough (made with grains from Funky Buddha Brewery's Floridian Hefeweizen), Jammy Yummy organic vegetable ...


Press Herald

Farm vendors share advice in Hallowell
Press Herald
Lewis is the sole proprietor of Dig Deep Farm, certified organic by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and offering mixed vegetables year-round through a community-supported agriculture program and to many of her neighbors in ...

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Press Herald

Fryeburg farm putting a value on potatoes
Press Herald
Their products include MOFGA- and USDA-certified bagged organic potatoes, restaurant-style pre-cut and cooked potatoes and eight different kinds of potatoes ready to be tossed in the oven and roasted. It's a means for a Maine potato farmer to enter the ...


Sacramento Business Journal

Marrone Bio puts organic-friendly pesticide on the market
Sacramento Business Journal
Two months after promising to develop products more quickly, Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. has released an organic-friendly pesticide. The Davis-based biotech firm announced this week that it has developed a product called Majestene, which targets ...


Community Health Options adds board members
Lewiston Sun Journal
David Shipman, supervisor at Fedco Seeds, a consumer/worker cooperative, has served on the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association board since 2004. He has been very involved in working on the options for health care coverage provided to ...


Press Herald

From the Editor: We can be heroes – or at least celebrate some
Press Herald
This is also the second year of the Russell Libby Agricultural Scholar awards, given by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) in conjunction with Source. Three scholarships, for $1,500 each, will be given in three categories: for ...


MOFGA achieves $3M fundraising goal
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
UNITY — The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association recently announced it has completed its campaign to raise $3 million to support its educational programs through an endowed fund. It is the largest fundraising effort in the organization's ...

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MOFGA events planned for Maine Agricultural Trades Show in Augusta
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association will offer presentations and discussion groups covering a range of sustainable agriculture subjects on MOFGA Day, Tuesday, Jan. 12, during the Maine Agricultural Trades Show at the Augusta Civic ...

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MOFGA to observe Great Maine Apple Day Oct. 18 in Unity
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (mofga.org), formed in 1971, is the oldest and largest state organic organization in the country. The purpose of the association is to help farmers and gardeners grow organic food, fiber and other ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

MOFGA, KVCOG get grants that may create up to 71 jobs
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and the Kennebec Valley Council of Governments are among four groups in the state to get a share of 385 grants awarded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help support the start up or ...

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Quimby Family Foundation awards $250000 to MOFGA
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The Maine-based Quimby Family Foundation has awarded $250,000 to the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, according to a news release from the association. “Most of the funds will go to the organization's educational programs ...

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