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PenBayPilot.com

This Week in Lincolnville: When soup is more than nourishment
PenBayPilot.com
This past week-end was the Common Ground country Fair, the 40th fair, put on by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners AssociationMOFGA. Wally and I have missed only two in all those years, so walking on to the fairgrounds almost feels like coming ...


WLBZ2.com

40th Common Ground Fair shows organic growers have become mainstream in Maine
WLBZ2.com
Leaders of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, which puts on the fair, said they think Common Ground has helped to grow the local food movement that has become so popular in Maine and other parts of the Northeast. “This movement — the ...
Emu farming, seed saving on the agenda at Common Groundseattlepi.com
Spirits undampened on rainy first day of Common Ground Country FairRepublican Journal
Caring for sheep, fermenting veggies on tap at Common GroundSFGate

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bctv.org

PA in Top 10 for Organic Sales, Farms - bctv.org - Local news about ...
bctv.org
HARRISBURG, PA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the results of the 2015 Certified Organic ...

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Freepress Online

This weekend — 40th Common Ground Country Fair in Unity
Freepress Online
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) will hold the 40th annual Common Ground Country Fair from Friday to Sunday, September 23 to 25, at the MOFGA Common Ground Education Center on Crosby Brook Road in Unity, rain or shine.


Lancaster Farming

Heirloom Livestock, Crops Highlight Maine Farm Tour | Dairy ...
Lancaster Farming
WALDOBORO, Maine — Conservation of rare and endangered breeds of livestock, and some unusual crop uses were highlights of a daylong bus tour of four ...

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Republican Journal

Remembering 40 years at the Common Ground Country Fair
Republican Journal
The Common Ground Country Fair was started by the Maine Organic Farmer and Gardeners Association as a fundraiser, and it succeeded, raising $22,000 that first year. ... Her greatest Common Ground Country Fair moment happened when she wasn't even at the ...


Newcastle Ecumenical Food Pantry and MOFGA receive donations from Rising Tide
Boothbay Register
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) was the Co-ops for Community Day recipient for July. MOFGA is the oldest and largest organic association in the country, offering education and resources on organic growing to farmers and ...


Press Herald

For 20 years, Dave Colson has been helping people park at the ...
Press Herald
Yes, sometimes he questions why he still volunteers for this sometimes thankless task.

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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
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 to set standards for growing ...

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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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Republican Journal

Common Ground turns 40
Republican Journal
23 through 25, at the home of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association on the Crosby Brook Road. ... Tickets are free for MOFGA members, children younger than 13, handicapped citizens and fair volunteers, as well as for Friday school groups.
For plant-eaters, lots to discover and devour at Common GroundPress Herald

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Lancaster Farming

Dairy Central to Diversified Maine Farm
Lancaster Farming
Hall Farms has been home to registered Holsteins since 1945. The milking herd consists of 55 certified organic cows, each producing about 65 pounds of milk and 4.4 percent butterfat per day. The farm was recently named the Maine winner of the 2016 New ...


Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)

Sweet new business is family affair - By Beth A. Birmingham ... - Knox
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham Wild and Alive, a new chocolate company in Thomaston, is a family affair for the Whitings -- from left, Judith, Mia, David and Jamie.

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Waldo County Extension Association to meet in Monroe
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
North Branch farm is a family owned and run, horse-powered, MOFGA certified organic farm located on 330 acres of fields and woodland specializing in producing fresh and storage winter vegetables, farmstead cave aged cheese, grass-fed beef, pork, and ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Tour de Farms 2016 set for Sept. 10
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Participating farms and producers include Goranson's, a certified organic farm; Uncas Farm and Sheepscot General Store; Bailey's Orchard; Fuzzy Udder Creamery, Chase Farm Bakery, Hamilton Farm and Barred Owl Creamery, Maine Medicinals, ...


  

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