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College of the Atlantic

Going for the Greenlight: COA Pair Compete for $100000
College of the Atlantic
Two College of the Atlantic students are semifinalists on the third season of TV pitch contest Greenlight Maine with their sustainability-focused startup, [Re]Produce. The venture, which freezes and packages surplus farm produce, was created in the ...


Organic Authority

Organic Farmers Reject Hydroponics With 16 Protest Rallies
Organic Authority
While this produce is not certified organic in most countries and regions that have an organic certification, for example, the European Union, in the United States, organic hydroponics remain able to use the USDA's organic label. In a letter of ...


Modern Restaurant Management

TableSafe Achieves EMV Certification and Maine Lobster Chef of the Year
Modern Restaurant Management
TableSafe, Inc.'s RAIL™ payment platform achieved EMV certification and was approved to process chip and signature payments. As a result, the RAIL stands as the first EMV-certified and PCI compliant pay-at-the-table platform that enables dining guests ...

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ReEnergy creates bioenergy, contributes to economy, preserves Maine forests
Bangor Daily News
Bioenergy is electricity and heat generated from wood and other organic materials. In 2015, according to the U.S. Energy ... ReEnergy's fuel procurement program is certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®), an internationally recognized ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

You can't judge an apple by its cover
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Molly Dorr looks over a huge Wolf River apple that was part of an exhibit of many varieties of apples during the 2017 Great Maine Apple Day at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association site in Unity on Sunday. ... Verrier, 27, co-owns “Rocky ...


Lancaster Farming

Horses Provide the Power on Maine Farm
Lancaster Farming
Certified organic in 1975 by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Horsepower Farm produces more than 40 varieties of organic vegetables, fruits and herbs. They also sell pork and lamb meat, eggs, sheepskins, and unprocessed wool and ...


The Ellsworth American

Brooklin orchard being sold to Massachusetts couple
The Ellsworth American
The couple's certified organic Five Star Nursery and Orchard apples, peaches, apple cider and raw cider vinegar have become staples for many consumers. But, come December ... They finally connected with Roman and Skillin through Maine Farmland Trust.


Press Herald

Craft beers, ciders, spirits pouring into central Maine - Portland ...
Press Herald
Some two dozen such businesses have opened in the past two decades, and more are expected. By Jessica LowellKennebec Journal. Follow on Facebook ...

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OZY

New England Farmers Are Aging. Immigrants Are Set to Replace Them
OZY
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) operates a journeyperson program, which apprentices 50 new farmers each year. Legal groups such as Land for Good, based in Keene, New Hampshire, and the Maine Farmland Trust are ...


Freepress Online

Sunday in Unity — Great Maine Apple Day at MOFGA
Freepress Online
The annual Great Maine Apple Day, sponsored by Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), Fedco and University of Maine Cooperative Extension, takes place this Sunday, October 15, from noon to 4 p.m., rain or shine, at MOFGA's ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Unity Barn Raisers hold Day of Service
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Generous sponsors of this event include Unity Foundation, Johnny's Selected Seeds, Center Point Publishing, Down East Credit Union, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, LifeShare USA, Envirem, East Coast CBDS, UniTel, Unity Forge, ...


Freepress Online

Pomologist to Speak on Apples of South Thomaston at Historical Society October 12
Freepress Online
Bunker established Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA)'s Maine Heritage Orchard in Unity, which currently is home to 300 historic apples and pears. He speaks and teaches throughout New England, and in 2007 published “Not Far ...


Fire Destroys Buildings on Maine Blueberry Farm
Firefighter Nation
The 180-acre farm is a Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) Certified Organic Wild Blueberry Grower and Processor, as well as a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat and Monarch Waystation. The farm is owned by ...


Fire Destroys Buildings on Maine Blueberry Farm
Firefighter Nation
The 180-acre farm is a Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) Certified Organic Wild Blueberry Grower and Processor, as well as a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat and Monarch Waystation. The farm is owned by ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Fairfield enters partnership to explore solar array on closed landfill
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association launched its new array in the spring at the Common Ground Education Center on Crosby Brook Road in Unity, where more than 300 panels capable of producing 102 kilowatts are spread out over five barn ...

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Bangor Daily News

Fire destroys buildings at Dedham wild blueberry farm
Bangor Daily News
The 180-acre farm is a Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) Certified Organic Wild Blueberry Grower and Processor, as well as a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat and Monarch Waystation. The farm is owned by ...

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