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Unity, ME  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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2015 Poultry Processing Workshop
Thursday, July 9
MOFGA's Common Kitchen at the Common Ground Education Center, Unity
Fee: $75 for non-members; $60 for members
Information: Email Diane Schivera or contact the MOFGA office - (207) 568-4142

Join Diane Schivera, MOFGA Organic Livestock Specialist and local farmer Everett Ottinger of Nettie Fox Farm who raised the birds, for a workshop about how to process poultry. In this workshop you will be guided through a safe and humane process for turning live birds into oven ready roasters. We'll discuss poultry management, equipment and food safety concerns. Please bring your favorite kitchen knife, an apron, and a willingness to learn. Each participant will take home a bird.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
See what's cooking in Cape
Portland Press Herald - 11/26/2008.
Students are connecting with the community – and enjoying some good eats – in a program that brings local farmers, fishermen and chefs in for guest spots.
Beetle battle: Fighting growth of adelgids
Portland Press Herald - 11/26/2008.
The invasive insect is spreading in Maine, but a release of Laricobius beetles may help.
Canadians Tire of Toxic Fruits and Veggies
Treehugger - 11/25/2008.
While the Canadian Cancer Society has been vocal about banning cosmetic pesticides in homes, they've been relatively mum on commercial use of pesticides... until now.
Can Community Gardens save a city?
Boston Globe - 11/24/2008.
In Holyoke, urban agriculture is spurring development and improving nutrition.
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Upcoming MOFGA Events

July 7 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Livestock Management

July 8 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Livestock Management

July 9 - Poultry Processing Workshop

July 14 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Value Added on the Farm

July 22 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Diverse Dairy

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