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Biddeford - Saco - OOB Courier
But, as I began really studying tea, becoming Maine's only Certified Tea Specialist in 2009, I became enchanted with the mysteries of the leaf. That black ... They offer a wide range of all-natural and organic products, hand made right here in Maine ...


The Ellsworth American

Nibbles: Baskets, smelts, coffee and fruit
The Ellsworth American
Offered by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, the workshop's instructors will teach whip and tongue and T-budding techniques as well as outdoor grafting (top working) of established trees. Participants will graft trees to take home ...


MainePublic.org

Pinkies Up! A Local Tea Movement Is Brewing
MainePublic.org
On Saturday mornings, the most popular item Minto Island Growers sells at its farmers market booth is not the certified organic carrots, kale or blueberries. It's tea. The farm grows Camellia sinensis, tea plants, on a half-acre plot in Salem, Ore. The ...

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Press Herald

New book by Maine author instructs gardeners on how to grow produce inside hoophouses and greenhouses
Press Herald
Beyond that, growing in greenhouses is more environmentally friendly than field growing, he added, even if the greenhouses are not certified organic. Pesticide use has become rarer in greenhouses and hoophouses because its use is counterproductive, ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Central Maine business briefs
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Moxcey takes tops real estate sales honor; Gardiner's Maine Cap N Stem gets technology grant. ... Kim Moxcey, of Century 21 Nason Realty, Inc. in Winslow, has placed first for the state of Maine and third in Eastern New England for units sold in 2016 ...


Hops growers to speak at Lincolnville Community Library
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)
Mudge and Sady have been growing hops at the Lincolnville farm, which is certified organic, for about six years. They will show photos and tell ... In 1983 he founded the State of Maine Cheese Company, which he later sold. Today he serves as chairman ...


Organic Gardening Workshop
Bangor Daily News
The workshop is sponsored by the library, Maine's Adult and Community Education Program, and Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) which will be offering the workshop at over 30 locations in Maine all on the same evening.


Calendar Listings for the Week beginning March 23
Freepress Online
Seed Swap and Scion Exchange at MOFGA in Unity, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Common Ground Education Center. Talks and demos on seed saving, grafting, propagating woody plants and more. Bring seeds ...

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Bangor Daily News

Easy ways to add a healthy new vegetable — seaweed — to your ...
Bangor Daily News
We all know it's important to eat a diet rich in vegetables. Does that include sea vegetables? It sure does. They're low in calories and rich in vitamins, minerals, ...

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WABI

Maple Sunday with Kinney's Sugar House
WABI
They are celebrating their 13th annual Maine Maple Sunday Weekend this year! They will have tours of the Sugarhouse and sugarbush from 9-5 Saturday Sunday, March 25th and 26th. Kinney's Sugarhouse offers certified organic maple products and has a ...

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Republican Journal

Patrons invited to Taste of the Market March 24
Republican Journal
New members this year are Dig Deep Farm of China, Maine offering a selection of MOFGA Certified Organic vegetables and micro greens, and Liz Coldren's Energy Gems of Belfast. Learn more about the market and its members, and sign up to receive its ...


Press Herald

Living off the grid the new-fashioned way in Thorndike
Press Herald
If that underground has a locus, it may well be Three Lily Farm. From there, Frank manages the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's kitchen, just down the road in Unity. He teaches classes at MOFGA and is becoming a regular at Stonewall ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

MOFGA's Seed Swap and Scion Exchange planned for March 26
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 ...


Bangor Daily News

Homestead
Bangor Daily News
It's a big challenge to look at things with a critical eye and try to figure out how you are not being deceived,” Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association deputy director Heather Spalding said. ... According to MOFGA, Maine's largest organic ...


Seacoastonline.com

Learning about herbs from Maine Herb Farm
Seacoastonline.com
"We grow organically following the principles and practices of MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association). Additionally, we incorporate permaculture design principles into our farm. Our hugelkultur garden reflects permaculture design.


Organic Orchard Workshops to Be Held Around State
Freepress Online
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) will present workshops this spring and summer on the theory and practice of organic fruit tree and orchard management, for beginner to intermediate orchardists managing lots from backyard ...

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