|Power, profits for farmers|
Kennebec Journal - 1/31/2009.Farmers and other small business owners trying to reduce energy costs or generate their own power can learn how to fund their projects.
|MOFGA cited for deficiencies 2nd year in row|
Bangor Daily News - 1/31/2009.UNITY, Maine — The only organization in Maine authorized to certify organic farming operations in the state has failed federal inspections for the second year in a row. The deficiencies cited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture delay recertification of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association’s Certification Services LLC. Despite the news, Russell Libby, executive director of MOFGA, praised USDA’s actions Friday, saying the agency “is finally doing its job and making sure that organic certifiers are up to snuff.”
|Maine man renews call for Victory Gardens|
Bangor Daily News - 1/31/2009.Roger Doiron of Scarborough has a message for Barack Obama: “Eat the view.” The idea is simple: Replant a Victory Garden at the White House and eat what is produced.