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Trending Tables: 50 hot restaurants for summer 2016
Nation's Restaurant News
For the past couple of decades, food trend watchers have been waiting for Indian food to enter the American mainstream. It still hasn't done that, but it has made considerable strides, as this summer's class of Trending Tables indicates.


Bangor Daily News

Looking For A 100% Vegan Restaurant? There's one in Lewiston!
Bangor Daily News
Dining out in Maine can be a challenge when you're vegan sometimes. In Portland, Silly's ... The ingredients included organic corn chips, chili, cheese sauce made with cashews, tomatoes, lettuce and red onions all piled up together. It was kind of ...


Gorham Savings picks finalists for its annual LaunchPad competition
Press Herald
Fluid Farms Aquaponic Produce 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. Garbage to Garden, also in ...

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The Ellsworth American

Orchardist shows how to cultivate and graft fruit trees
The Ellsworth American
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) and other groups offer pruning and other orchard-management workshops. CJ Walke teaches some of them as the group's Organic Orchard Educator. He's also the farm manager at Peggy ...

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The Ellsworth American

Orchardist shows how to cultivate and graft fruit trees
The Ellsworth American
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) and other groups offer pruning and other orchard-management workshops. CJ Walke teaches some of them as the group's Organic Orchard Educator. He's also the farm manager at Peggy ...

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Concordia College News

Faculty Retirees Honored
Concordia College News
After military service and a B.F.A. in art at Oklahoma State University and an M.F.A. in painting at the University of Illinois, he taught at the University of Maine from 1982-85 and came to Concordia in 1985. Boggs started a fledgling new .... She was ...


Convenience Store Decisions

Nouria Tapping Retail Potential
Convenience Store Decisions
based Nouria is a diversified group of companies primarily engaged in the retail operation of more than 140 gas stations and c-stores in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. The company is putting the finishing touches on reimaging ...


Bangor Daily News

Opponents air concerns about proposed Hampden waste-to-energy plant
Bangor Daily News
HAMPDEN, Maine — Residents and others continued to raise concerns this week about the potential harm of a proposed waste-to-energy facility. Wednesday's hearing was the third held so far as part of the local planning board's review of the Municipal ...
Let's stick with PERCThe Ellsworth American

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BeerAdvocate

The Chef in the Brewhouse: More Breweries Add Upscale Menus and Sit-Down Dining
BeerAdvocate
Sourcing local, organic ingredients whenever possible, the eatery implemented a slow food philosophy, introducing dishes like pepita crusted tilapia, and Sriracha-glazed quail to accompany its Pale Ale and Smoked Porter. “I put the word 'world' in our ...

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MOFGA announces Farm & Homestead Day
Maine Edge
UNITY - Bringing the days of old alive for today's world, Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association) is a 100 percent hands-on, free event where people of all ages come together to share and learn about resilient ...


Press Herald

Organic conundrum: Farm-to-label path too rocky for some
Press Herald
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. He's also aware that the government would happily pay for most of the costs ...

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Bangor Daily News

'Everything tastes better with lard' — even this weed
Bangor Daily News
That wasn't always the case, according the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. “Only in the 20th century did humans decide that the dandelion was a weed,” Anita Sanchez writes on MOFGA's website. “Before the invention of lawns, the ...

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Farmers: Tax Tips That Work for Your Farm Business
Newsmax
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association advises farmers to download and get familiar with Publication 225, available from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on its website. This Farmer's Tax Guide includes useful information written in ...


The Ellsworth American

Penobscot couple specialize in native, organic seedlings
The Ellsworth American
The couple soon joined the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), and took advantage of its two-year journeyperson program, and took some classes on how to run a small agricultural business. Last year, Andy and Tania teamed up ...

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MOFGA's Seed Swap and Scion Exhange set for March 20 in Unity
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
UNITY — The annual Seed Swap and Scion Exchange free event is set for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, March 20, at MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center. The free event is co-sponsored by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, the ...

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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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