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New book by Maine author instructs gardeners on how to grow produce inside hoophouses and greenhouses
Press Herald
Beyond that, growing in greenhouses is more environmentally friendly than field growing, he added, even if the greenhouses are not certified organic. Pesticide use has become rarer in greenhouses and hoophouses because its use is counterproductive, ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Central Maine business briefs
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
She is one of 13 physician assistants in Maine to earn a CAQ in emergency medicine since the program's inception in 2011. The certificates are offered to certified physician assistants in seven specialties: cardiovascular and thoracic surgery ...


Hops growers to speak at Lincolnville Community Library
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)
Mudge and Sady have been growing hops at the Lincolnville farm, which is certified organic, for about six years. They will show photos and tell ... In 1983 he founded the State of Maine Cheese Company, which he later sold. Today he serves as chairman ...


Organic Gardening Workshop
Bangor Daily News
The workshop is sponsored by the library, Maine's Adult and Community Education Program, and Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) which will be offering the workshop at over 30 locations in Maine all on the same evening.


Modern Farmer

Down the Rabbit Hole - Modern Farmer
Modern Farmer
Clean, quiet, and easy to raise, these little critters might be the next big thing in sustainable meat. All ears? We've got the low-down on hare care. We all know ...

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Calendar Listings for the Week beginning March 23
Freepress Online
Seed Swap and Scion Exchange at MOFGA in Unity, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Common Ground Education Center. Talks and demos on seed saving, grafting, propagating woody plants and more. Bring seeds ...

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Bangor Daily News

Easy ways to add a healthy new vegetable — seaweed — to your ...
Bangor Daily News
We all know it's important to eat a diet rich in vegetables. Does that include sea vegetables? It sure does. They're low in calories and rich in vitamins, minerals, ...

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WABI

Maple Sunday with Kinney's Sugar House
WABI
They are celebrating their 13th annual Maine Maple Sunday Weekend this year! They will have tours of the Sugarhouse and sugarbush from 9-5 Saturday Sunday, March 25th and 26th. Kinney's Sugarhouse offers certified organic maple products and has a ...

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Wicked success: Bob and Carmen Garver build their organic coffee business into a commercial hit
Mainebiz
The sales milestone capped a busy year that included getting certified by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association for being 100% organic. It also gained the seal of approval from the non-profit B Lab organization for meeting rigorous social ...


Wicked success: Bob and Carmen Garver build their organic coffee business into a commercial hit
Mainebiz
The sales milestone capped a busy year that included getting certified by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association for being 100% organic. It also gained the seal of approval from the non-profit B Lab organization for meeting rigorous social ...


Republican Journal

Patrons invited to Taste of the Market March 24
Republican Journal
New members this year are Dig Deep Farm of China, Maine offering a selection of MOFGA Certified Organic vegetables and micro greens, and Liz Coldren's Energy Gems of Belfast. Learn more about the market and its members, and sign up to receive its ...


Press Herald

Living off the grid the new-fashioned way in Thorndike
Press Herald
If that underground has a locus, it may well be Three Lily Farm. From there, Frank manages the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's kitchen, just down the road in Unity. He teaches classes at MOFGA and is becoming a regular at Stonewall ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

MOFGA's Seed Swap and Scion Exchange planned for March 26
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
All proceeds will go to MOFGA's Maine Heritage Orchard. Multiple talks and demonstrations about seed saving are planned, one will include saving seeds in the land of genetically engineered crops (GE crops, also known as GMOs). Daniel MacPhee of ...


Organic agriculture is topic of WRFR's Rockland Metro Show
PenBayPilot.com
Chartrand was an early member of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and was on the original planning team of Common Ground Fair. He is a former ... Pluecker's Hatchet Cove Farm is a MOFGA-certified organic family farm in Warren.


Bangor Daily News

Homestead
Bangor Daily News
It's a big challenge to look at things with a critical eye and try to figure out how you are not being deceived,” Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association deputy director Heather Spalding said. ... According to MOFGA, Maine's largest organic ...


Seacoastonline.com

Learning about herbs from Maine Herb Farm
Seacoastonline.com
"We grow organically following the principles and practices of MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association). Additionally, we incorporate permaculture design principles into our farm. Our hugelkultur garden reflects permaculture design.


  

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