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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Did you know marijuana is America's most energy-intensive crop?
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
And Maine, already home to a flourishing legal medical marijuana industry, is about to see a surge in even more growers as legal recreational usage for those 21 and up, approved by voters in November, goes into practice. ... Julia, at his company, East ...


Bangor Daily News

Maine association unveils 2017 Common Ground Country Fair poster
Bangor Daily News
A trio of roosting chickens grace the 2017 Common Ground Country Fair poster, which was unveiled by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association this week. The design of this year's poster was released during the Maine Agricultural Trades ...


MainePublic.org

Why Going Organic Just Got Easier For Farmers
MainePublic.org
The Organic Trade Association, which represents America's biggest organic food companies, wants to make it easier for farmers to get over this hurdle. And its proposal has just been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It's a new ...

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Baltimore Magazine

How the founder of MOM's Organic Market helped lead the organic grocery revolution.
Baltimore Magazine
Alongside behemoths Whole Foods and Trader Joe's (where only some of the products are certifiedorganic”), Nash's organic-focused market dominates the industry in the mid-Atlantic. To date, there are 17 MOM's stores in four ... Nash recalls collecting ...


Bangor Daily News

Agriculture organizations reflect on 2016, look ahead to a new year ...
Bangor Daily News
Statewide agriculture organizations say that despite challenging conditions 2016 was an exciting year for the overall realm of local food and farming in Maine ...

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Food Tank (blog)

117 Organizations to Watch in 2017
Food Tank (blog)
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA): MOFGA is the oldest and largest state organic organization in the United States. Located in Unity, Maine, it supports farmers and gardeners in growing organic foods, protecting the ...

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Press Herald

You're kind of done with that Christmas tree. Now, what to do with it?
Press Herald
According to the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Assocation, Maine has only three certified organic Christmas tree farms: Winterberry Farm in Belgrade, East Branch Farm in Durham and Skyscraper Hill in Brooks, although at least one other isn't ...

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Seacoastonline.com

Christmas Angels: Giving spirits and loving care at Frinklepod Farm
Seacoastonline.com
Frinklepod Farm is a resource for a new generation of farmers as well as those who want to learn more about sustainable living and organic foods. Frinklepod Farm is certified organic by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. Noah ...

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Seacoastonline.com

Christmas Angels: Giving spirits and loving care at Frinklepod Farm ...
Seacoastonline.com
ARUNDEL — When Noah Wentworth and Flora Brown opened Frinklepod Farm in Arundel in 2012 the couple built a farm store, started a Community Supported ...

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Press Herald

For little heads, Little Trapper Hats - The Portland Press Herald
Press Herald
These sustainably made winter hats from Worthy Goods will keep your child's ears warm this winter. By Meredith Goad Staff Writer. Follow on Facebook · Follow ...

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MOFGA workshop on 'Relational Systems on the Farm'
Bangor Daily News
PORTLAND, Maine — Workshop “Relational Systems on the Farm: Tools and Approaches for Articulating, Cultivating and Strengthening Interpersonal Relationships for Farm Resilience” will be offered 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Maine Organic Farmers ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Future MOFGA certification chief lives in straw bale house, strives to set example through work, lifestyle
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
He says that ties in with his work at organic cooperatives and now as incoming director of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association Certification Services LLC. He and his wife both focus on saving energy and being sustainable, and when they ...

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New York Times

Maine's 'Clean' Medical Marijuana: 'Organic' in Disguise
New York Times
She is among the first five farmers whose weed is labeled Certified Clean Cannabis by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. Branded MC3, the marijuana is grown following organic standards, but it cannot be labeled “organic” under federal ...


Press Herald

For 20 years, Dave Colson has been helping people park at the Common Ground Country Fair
Press Herald
At any given time during the three-day Common Ground Country Fair, there will be 12 to 20 volunteers helping people park. Dave Colson has a day job – he's the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's agricultural services director – but at ...

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Press Herald

Organic farm group launches program to certify Maine's medical cannabis
Press Herald
... organic food products. The Certified Clean Cannabis program, launched by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and now in a yearlong trial phase, is the first of its kind on the East Coast and one of the only programs in the country ...

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Get your axe in gear at MOFGA meetup
Press Herald
“Latch onto tools from the past and the present that will help us shape our future.” So says a press release from the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association promoting next week's Maine Axe and Saw Meetup in Unity. The event celebrates Maine's ...


  

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