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C-VILLE Weekly

Cookie-focused company settles into new home
C-VILLE Weekly
The Bees Knees Kitchen eventually grew out of its certified home kitchen and into this larger, industrial-sized space and new name, says co-owner Kelsey Gillian. Having managed an organic farm for the last 16 years, the Found. team's “nature is to cook ...


Press Herald

Heirloom apple trees get a start on Earth Day in Unity
Press Herald
“These days it's really hard to find a really, really good pie apple in the grocery store,” said John Bunker, a co-founder of the orchard that lies on Crosby Brook Road near the grounds of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, or MOFGA.

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Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Drink to the Future with These Eco-Minded Producers
Wine Enthusiast Magazine
Made from certified organic grapes, this Carignan from Chateau Maris is an easy-drinking delight. Fresh and spicy, with a little bit ... My favorite stop at a recent Indie Winery portfolio tasting was Oyster River Winegrowers, located in Maine. I was ...


Calendar Listings for the Week beginning April 20
Freepress Online
MOFGA in Unity, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association needs help with projects at its Common Ground Education Center. Helpers get lunch and a T-shirt. All ages invited. RSVP: alibby@mofga.org. Fort Knox State Historic Site in ...

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Late start proposal a good compromise
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association will host an Earth Day Work Day with volunteers at MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center in Unity, Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Celebrate Earth Day by helping MOFGA prepare its ...


Organic Authority

First American Fair Trade Scallops Hit the Market
Organic Authority
The first American Fair Trade certified scallops will become available this month thanks to Bristol Seafood of Portland, Maine. Bristol Seafood is the first company to offer fair trade seafood from U.S. waters. “There's a certain sanctity to food when ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Mushrooms made in Gardiner
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
GARDINER — At some point in building Maine Cap N' Stem, it became clear the original plan wasn't going to work. Three partners — Mark Robinson, Erik Lomen and Christopher Campbell — had come together to grow organic gourmet mushrooms, but it ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Earth Day Volunteer Work Day, Tree Planting planned
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
UNITY — An Earth Day Volunteer Work Day and Tree Planting will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Common Ground Education Center on Crosby Book Road, rain or shine. Volunteers can ...


27east.com

Feed Me! The Fertilizer Plants Need, Or Don't Need
27east.com
I looked at four different brands of fertilizer for the vegetable garden: Coast of Maine, Happy Frog, Dr. Earth and Espoma. Each one tries ... Another may be certified by the Main Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) … your decision ...


Inc.com

Why the Tom's of Maine Founder Thinks He Can Create the Next Patagonia
Inc.com
Meanwhile, a few years ago, the country's first organic-certified yarn dyer surfaced in Saco, Maine--only 15 minutes from Ramblers Way headquarters--so Chappell has since been able to relocate some of his dying process there. "Perhaps it was a naive ...


Lewiston Sun Journal

Conservation District presents awards at annual meeting
Lewiston Sun Journal
FCSWCD Supervisor Patty Cormier, Maine Forest Service District Forester, presented George Merrill of Jay with the Conservation Logger of the Year award. She said George began his logging career in 1985 ... George trained to become a Certified Logging ...


Press Herald

Unity group flips switch on solar array at Common Ground center
Press Herald
John Luft, right, of ReVision Energy, speaks about the solar system that generates electricity for the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association in Unity on Monday. At left is MOFGA facilities director Jason Tessier. Staff photo by David Leaming.

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Unity group flips the switch on new solar array at education center ...
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's 300-panel array will offset the organization's fossil fuel consumption at the site of the Common Ground ...

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Press Herald

Russell Libby Awards: Scholarship recipients are already making a difference in Maine
Press Herald
The $1,500 Russell Libby scholarships are named for the beloved, late executive director of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. They are awarded to people in three categories who share Libby's vision: a Maine high school senior ...


PenBayPilot.com

Hops growers to speak at Lincolnville Community Library April 5
PenBayPilot.com
Mudge and Sady have been growing hops at the Lincolnville farm, which is certified organic, for about six years. They will ... He is the founder of the State of Maine Cheese Company and currently serves as chairman of the board of the Maine Farmland Trust.


Seed starting workshop and farm visit
Boothbay Register
The Sagadahoc Chapter of MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association) is co-sponsoring an afternoon event at Chewonki in Wiscasset on April 22 from 3:30-5 p.m. For those who would like to learn about starting seeds indoors, Chewonki's ...


  

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