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A Practical Application
Down East
Insect bites posed little threat at his day job in the IT department at Maine Medical Center. But in 2007, when Pollock decided to start selling his homegrown organic produce at an outdoor farmers market, he realized, “You have a problem, mister ...


Philippine Star

The garden that you planted
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines - It's 2016 and a lot of people are still on that health kick. There has been a boom in organic restaurants over the past few years and we're pretty happy about it. But think about this: how sure are you that what you're eating is ...


Calendar Listings for the Week beginning April 28
Freepress Online
Email calendar listings to copyedit@freepressonline.com or mail to The Free Press Calendar, 8 North Main St., Suite 101, Rockland, ME 04841 or FAX to 596-6698 by noon the Friday before the Thursday publication date. Please include .... Calf Unveiling ...

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Colgate Announces 1st Quarter 2016 Results
Business Wire (press release)
Organic sales (Net sales excluding foreign exchange, acquisitions, divestments and the impact of the deconsolidation of the Company's Venezuelan operations) grew 5.0%. .... the quarter with its market share in that category strengthening to 35.9% year ...

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Green Rush Daily

The Best Dispensary in Each State
Green Rush Daily
Today there are 24 legal medical cannabis states that have some of the best medicinal herb out there. However, picking the best dispensary can be challenging and difficult. But, whichever state you're in, take our word, these 24 dispensaries are ...

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YES! Magazine

What Small Farms Need to Compete With Corporate Food
YES! Magazine
Retberg, of Penobscot, Maine, remembers the state quality assurance and regulations inspector walking up her driveway to deliver the news: Her farm of two goats and six cows didn't have the proper facilities to bottle and sell raw milk. Nor could it ...


Maine Public Broadcasting

Study Shows Gulf of Maine Yellowing, After Scientists Find Data Hiding in Plain Sight
Maine Public Broadcasting
More than a century ago, Henry Bigelow piloted his 90-foot wooden schooner, the Grampus, into the Gulf of Maine. He was starting a ... Where it's browner or yellower, you can bet that's dissolved organic matter washing out from shore. Balch has been ...


WEX boosts first-quarter earnings against headwinds
Press Herald
WEX has grown significantly through acquisitions over the past few years, but Smith said its focus for 2016 is on “organic” growth, attracting new customers and developing new products and services. For example, the company recently introduced ...

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Asheville Citizen-Times

Summer arts and writing workshops attract world travelers to Cullowhee
Asheville Citizen-Times
Cullowhee Mountain Arts' summer workshops are "the best kept secret in the area," according to executive director Norma Hendrix. Though "we didn't want it to be a well-kept secret," she continued, laughing. "It's one of those things where, when ...


Bangor Daily News

Why serving local food helps one Maine restaurant owner 'sleep at night'
Bangor Daily News
“Our tortillas are used with [Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association] MOFGA-certified corn. Not that many restaurants use them because of the price, so it's nice that Miguel's does,” Lynn Rowe, owner of Tortilleria Pachanga in Portland, said.

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Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Learn organic gardening at Merryspring
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
Sideman started at MOFGA in 1986 to become what some call "the nation's first Organic Extension Agent." In his current role as organic crop specialist, Sideman provides technical support for farmers and gardeners, serves as staff scientist, plans and ...


Republican Journal

Annual Empty Bowl Supper in Belfast
Republican Journal
Belfast — The annual Empty Bowl Supper fundraiser for the El Salvador Sistering Committee of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association is set for Saturday night, April 30, at 6 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast, 37 Miller St ...


Press Herald

Passion and experience on display among Russell Libby scholarships recipients
Press Herald
These $1,500 scholarships are named for the longtime, beloved, late executive director of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, and are awarded to people in three categories who share his vision: a Maine high school senior planning to ...


Bangor Daily News

What you need to know to garden organic
Bangor Daily News
In April the soil water quality specialist teaches Mainers how to get the most out of their own food production. Grow Your Own Organic Garden classes, sponsored by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, are held in adult education ...

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Bangor Daily News

'We're doing it': Cooperation key for midcoast startup farm
Bangor Daily News
While it may sound a little bit snug for some folks, this scenario is a dream come true for the young farmers of the new Streamside Farm in Brooks. The farmers, most of whom met through the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association farm ...


Press Herald

Maine back-to-the-land leader Helen Nearing's cookbook makes meatless eating simple
Press Herald
Traces of the Nearings' vegetarian homesteading lifestyle also linger at the annual Common Ground Country Fair, organized by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association each September. In the fair's two organic food courts and among the long ...


  

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