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MOFGA
PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
Fax: 207-568-4141
Email: mofga@mofga.org
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294 Crosby Brook Road
Unity, Maine

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Organic Orcharding Workshop:
Renovating Old Apple Trees

Sat., March 17
Three locations:
• Morning Glory Farm, Bethel
• Beech Hill Farm, Mount Desert
• Kermit S. Nickerson School, Swanville
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fee: $50; $35 for MOFGA members
Please bring your own bag lunch

Do you have any old trees on your land that you would like to bring back into production? Attend this workshop and learn to renovate and upkeep your heritage trees. Participants should dress appropriately and bring their pruners, loppers, saws and a bag lunch.

 

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Maine clarifies food freedom law for meat, poultry facilities
Food Safety News - 10/30/2017.
By Dan Flynn - Maine earlier this month amended its newly adopted food freedom law to make it clear that local governments must “comply with state and federal laws when developing ordinances for meat and poultry production and sales.”
Consumers are confused about 'organic' and 'non-GMO' labels
Food Dive - 10/30/2017.
By Sandy Skrovan - A study by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences found that some consumers can’t distinguish between the terms “organic” and “non-GMO” on food labels, mistaking them as synonymous, reports Meatingplace.
Pesticide Residues Linked to Unsuccessful IVF
The Scientist - 10/30/2017.
By Kerry Grens - Women who ate more produce known to harbor pesticides were less likely to succeed with fertility treatment than women who ate fewer of these fruits and vegetables.
Analysis: Glyphosate exposure trends demand a public health driven response
Environmental Health News - 10/30/2017.
By Dr. Richard Jackson and Charles Benbrook - As more evidence emerges that glyphosate is building up in people, feds need to step up efforts to monitor, quantify risks, and regulate.
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