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Press Herald

Maine sellers of unfiltered, untreated 'raw water' in the limelight
Press Herald
No bottlers in Maine are required to process or treat their water as long as it tests safe. (Everyone but Tourmaline Spring treats in Maine regardless of their test results, possibly for liability reasons, Crouse said.) Pullen and Pruzansky said they ...

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Undercurrent News

Rockland, Maine, eyes aquaculture seaweed future
Undercurrent News
Rockland, in the US state of Maine, is working to develop aquacultured seaweed as a future source of income in the community, the Village Soup, a local news site, reports. The town is hosting a conference on the subject on July 27 to which it hopes to ...
Rockland eyes seaweed for economic developmentCourier-Gazette & Camden Herald

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'Big Organic' Egg Producers Poised to Feather their Nests if USDA Scuttles Animal Welfare Rule
HuffPost
Better nutrition and better animal welfare standards aren't the only benefit for consumers who buy authentic certified organic eggs. Organic eggs produced by ethical farms where hens have real access to pasture, including organic regenerative poultry ...

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Green Thumb Award-Winners
Palm Beach Post
The Organic Potato Plant Detective kit features two of the best organic Maine certified seed-potato varieties. The Island Sunshine variety was bred on Prince Edward Island, and it is very resistant to potato late blight. King Harry is a hairy-leafed ...


EcoWatch

USDA Plans to Side With 'Fake Organic' Egg Producers, Ditch Animal Welfare Rule
EcoWatch
Better nutrition and better animal welfare standards aren't the only benefit for consumers who buy authentic certified organic eggs. Organic eggs produced by ethical farms where hens have real access to pasture, including organic regenerative poultry ...

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Calendar Listings for the Week beginning January 11
Freepress Online
... salad, rolls, desserts and beverage. If you know a housebound person who would like to have a meal delivered, call 529-6318 by evening of Jan. 14. MOFGA Charcuterie Series, four Tuesdays, Jan. 16-Feb. 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Offered by Maine Organic ...


AGDAILY

Lawsuit accuses Walmart of organic-labeling deception
AGDAILY
Organic standards require certified chickens to have year-round access to the outdoors. A federal lawsuit filed Monday against Walmart accuses the superstore of failing to deliver on those standards, which command a premium price at the checkout ...

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Press Herald

Kindness to the rescue after fire forces Maine farmers to regroup
Press Herald
RAMBLE ON: Balfour Farm produces MOFGA-certified organic yogurt and cheese from a small herd of Normande and Normande crosses, but the Donahues had done some work to make their farm more than just a farmstead dairy. They moved to Maine in 2010 from New ...


Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)

Portland, ME Becomes an Organic City, Banning Toxic Pesticides on Public and Private Property
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)
Read Beyond Pesticides' and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's (MOFGA) op-ed in the Portland Press Herald. Outside of Maine, the City of Portland now joins neighboring South Portland and other jurisdictions in the state of Maryland ...

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Calendar Listings for the Week beginning January 4
Freepress Online
FMI: rocklandlibrary.org, 594-0310. ArtLab for All Ages at CMCA: “A Matter of Shadows,” 2-4 p.m. Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 21 Winter St., Rockland, invites artists of all ages to the free class that will explore how interesting shadows can be ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Solar power, powered through incentives, continues to gain ground in central Maine
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
ReVision built the 102-kilowatt array at the Common Ground Education Center on Crosby Brook Road for the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. MOFGA's 300-panel array isn't as large as many commercial or municipal projects that involve ...

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The Oracle Dispatch

Breakout Spotlight on Future Farm Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:FFRMF)
The Oracle Dispatch
The land under lease is organic and so all activity, equipment, practices, and applications must follow the Organic Guidelines set forth by MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association).” Future Farm Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:FFRMF) bills ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Common Ground Country Fair to open Friday with updated infrastructure
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
This Friday, Agnew will be talking about her 40 years of farming experience at the Common Ground Country Fair, where she is one of three keynote speakers chosen for the 41st annual celebration in Unity that's hosted by the Maine Organic Farmers and ...

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Bangor Daily News

MOFGA prepares for first solar-powered Common Ground Fair
Bangor Daily News
... the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's 41st annual Common Ground Fair will greet fairgoers with all of their favorite tried and true attractions when it opens in Unity for three days, starting Sept. 22. But something about this year ...

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