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... absorb, and occasionally dominate the humanoid figures in her paintings. “There's a relationship to fashion, the way we decorate ourselves excessively, but these surface patterns become organic to me.” This spring was ... Despite their origin in ...

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Maine Public Broadcasting

Do Organic Farmers Need Special Seeds And Money To Breed Them?
Maine Public Broadcasting
Dillon founded the Organic Seed Alliance to promote the development of seeds for organic farmers. To be clear, these seeds are different from certified organic seeds which are produced in organic fields, but in most cases were originally created and ...

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The Forecaster

South Portland renews concern about contamination from dry cleaner
The Forecaster
Tetrachloroethylene, also known as perchloroethylene – PCE or PERC for short – is a volatile organic compound used commonly by dry cleaners. It contaminates both liquid and air. Its use has largely declined in the last few decades, according to the U.S ...

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Bangor Daily News

Trash-to-energy facilities fight to dispose of Maine towns' waste
Bangor Daily News
Fiberight's technology changes organic materials in trash into biofuels, called Trashanol, after the glass, metals, papers and plastics are recycled. Research also is underway on using the fibrous material left over from the distilling process to make ...

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Press Herald

Maine company sees golden opportunity in 'green' tool for the masses
Press Herald
“That's organic growth that's almost viral in nature and creates a low-cost way to acquire customers,” Rooks said. “If we can deliver on that, we can scale without investment.” In five years, Rooks envisions Rapport as a large employer of quality high ...


Boston Herald

Plan a special picnic at these lovely New England spots
Boston Herald
Bob's Clam Hut, Kittery Maine: You've gotta love a good boat of fried clams, and the spots to get them in New England are seemingly countless. But Bob's Clam Hut has been doing it well and in a great spot since 1956. Those in the know understand you'll ...

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Press Herald

LePage veto stops arsenic tests of Maine well water
Press Herald
Drew Gattine, D-Westbrook, was a response to recent scientific findings on arsenic, a carcinogen occurring naturally in the state's bedrock, which is a particular problem in central and Down East Maine. Statewide, 150,000 people – one in 10 residents ...

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Bangor Daily News

Boston University signs deal to serve organic Maine oats
Bangor Daily News
“This is an exclusively Maine product,” said Williams. “You can't find a creamery oat than Aroostook County oats. It has a sweet taste.” In a co-partnership with Grandy Oats in Brownfield, Aurora Mills is selling 16,000 pounds of organic rolled oats to ...

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Lewiston Sun Journal

Magical Earth: Bugs, bales and other mid-season business
Lewiston Sun Journal
And another good source of information is the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association at mofga.com. Meanwhile, my garden is growing quite well, despite the destructive insects. The first and second crops of lettuce and spinach have produced ...


Local nonprofits receive donations from Rising Tide
Boothbay Register
During the month of June, Rising Tide customers can help support the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) by shopping on Wednesdays. July's donation recipient will be the Eldercare Network of Lincoln County. To learn more about ...


Bangor Daily News

Get dirty at hands-on homesteading workshops in Unity
Bangor Daily News
These are just some of the topics that will be covered at the upcoming Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA planned for Saturday, June 13, in Unity. A hands-on skills workshop for those interested in getting their hands dirty, the Maine Organic Farmers and ...


MOFGA's online Fundrazr helps low-income families buy CSA shares
Press Herald
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association has turned to online crowd-sourcing to help fund a project to offer half-price community supported agriculture (CSA) shares to low-income families. As of late last week, the group's campaign had ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine organic growers sue over new 'organic' meaning
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Fairgoers stop for dessert during the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association signature event, the Common Ground Country Fair, in Unity in 2014. MOFGA is among 15 organizations that have filed suit over USDA rule changes concerning the use ...
Maine Organic Farmers Group Joins Lawsuit Against USDAMaine Public Broadcasting
Unity-based organic farmers group joins suit against FDAPress Herald
Free “Grow Your Own Organic Garden” workshop in BelfastPenBayPilot.com

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Maine farmers: Cultivating a profit from organics
Mainebiz Daily
"It's not easy to become an organic farmer," says Ted Quaday, executive director of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), which certifies organic farms for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, among other activities. "It's all ...


Grow your own organic garden workshops set across state
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
More than 35 locations plan MOFGA education programs The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, local adult and community education programs and community sponsors will offer Grow Your Own Organic Garden workshops at more than 35 ...


Mainebiz Daily

MOFGA day, $450K in grants to highlight Maine Agricultural Trades Show
Mainebiz Daily
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association will have a series of presentations plus its annual meeting on the first day. Among MOFGA's talks is a wholesale buyers panel that includes speakers from Rosemont Market and Bakery, Fresh Farm ...

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