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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Spring Growth Conference

Organic Seedling Production

Saturday, March 3, 2018
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Common Ground Education Center, Unity, Maine
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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
New FiBL report on organic agriculture and climate change
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture - 4/27/2017.
This report is the most recent review on the potential of organic agriculture to contribute to climate change mitigation. Furthermore, it reviews the contribution of organic agriculture to other aspects of sustainability, such as biodiversity or – complementary to climate change mitigation – adaptation to climate change.
Newly Merged DanoneWave Now the Largest U.S. Public Benefit Corporation
Triple Pundit - 4/26/2017.
By Leon Kaye - Plant-based foods and beverages, as well as organic dairy products, are surging in popularity due to their perceived nutrition, environmental benefits or a combination of both.
Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study
ABC News - 4/20/2017.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press - Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species.
The Open Access Ethos in Agroecology
Resilience - 4/19/2017.
The following paper, submitted to the Greenhorns by Freya Yost, Vice President of A Growing Culture, traces the building blocks of Agroecology (local knowledge, resilience, cultural traditions, working with nature) and analyzes them within the context of our current technological culture.
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