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Master Gardener: Late blight a community disease
The Daily News Online
Because many of their employees did not recognize the disease or understand the community-wide implication of selling late blight infected plants, they were sold to home gardeners from Ohio to Maine. Finally, June and July's cool, wet ... Purchase only ...


HuffPost

Washington State Law Paves Way For Sale Of Certified Organic Marijuana
HuffPost
The new law “creates a voluntary program for the certification and regulation of organic marijuana products,” to be administered by the Washington agriculture department, according to a state analysis of the new law. Rivers said the “heavy lifting” in ...

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PenBayPilot.com

Getting dirty in the garden on Wednesday's Chris Wolf Show
PenBayPilot.com
They have the largest selection of quality plants, shrubs and trees (including large mature trees) north of Portland and great selections MOFGA Certified Organic vegetables. Come get dirty with us. Garden dirty that is. The Chris Wolf Show will be ...


PenBayPilot.com

Get Growing! garden show May 20-21 | PenBay Pilot
PenBayPilot.com
Plants Unlimited cordially invites you to our 2017 Get Growing!

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Letter to the editor: At Maine dairies, products are truly 'organic'
Press Herald
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association Certification Services currently certifies 75 organic dairy farms, all in the small to mid-sized category and most milking in the neighborhood of 100 cows each. MOFGA annually inspects these farms and ...


Letter to the editor: At Maine dairies, products are truly 'organic'
Press Herald
In contrast, roughly 6,000 cows provide all the organic milk produced in Maine. Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association Certification Services currently certifies 75 organic dairy farms, all in the small to mid-sized category and most milking ...


New England dairy farms focus of film
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Maine Farmland Trust and Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association have teamed up to bring the new documentary film “Forgotten Farms” to Maine. The film will screen at 7 p.m. Monday, May 22, at Space Gallery in Portland; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23 ...


Press Herald

Maine-made beauty products creating a buzz
Press Herald
It's made with organic extra-virgin olive oil, organic beeswax, Vitamin E and organic flavor. But nothing about it screams homespun or handmade or “farm” or for that matter, “Maine.” She ships her products in plant-based “peanuts” and recycled newspapers.


Mainebiz

GrandyOats, in growth mode, receives EPA sustainable practices award
Mainebiz
GrandyOats co-owner Aaron Anker holds EPA's Environmental Merit Award as he's joined, on left, by Frank Gardner of the federal EPA, and on right by Paul Schumacher, director of Southern Maine Regional Planning Commission.

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Bangor Daily News

Local meat in Maine is a mere farmer away
Bangor Daily News
From farmers markets to community supported agriculture shares to buying meat by the whole or half animal, there are a variety of ways people can purchase locally raised meat from Maine farmers. But these ways of doing so take a litte more consumer ...


Bangor Daily News

How Mainers keep finding new sources of energy
Bangor Daily News
UNITY, Maine ― Attendees of this year's Common Ground Country Fair in September may notice something new atop the five animal barns on the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's campus. And no, it's not a new ... MOFGA's solar array was ...


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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Call for Volunteers for Work Day at MOFGA in Unity on April 22
Freepress Online
Volunteers will work on projects to ready the grounds for spring, including gardening, cleaning up after winter storms, and planting trees in the Maine Heritage Orchard. The work day ... MOFGA will provide lunch as well as volunteer T-shirts for all ...

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WABI

MOFGA Goes Solar
WABI
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardners Association is taking a giant step toward energy self-sufficiency. They've gone solar at the Common Ground Education Center in Unity. Today, we got to take a close look. “This was the largest step to go green.”.
Unity group flips switch on solar array at Common Ground centerPress Herald

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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 ...


MOFGA's Seed Swap and Scion Exchange set
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
All proceeds will go to MOFGA's Maine Heritage Orchard. Multiple talks and demonstrations about seed saving are planned, one will include saving seeds in the land of genetically engineered crops (GE crops, also known as GMOs). Daniel MacPhee of ...


  

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