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In January the Partridge Foundation awarded $1.0 million to establish an endowment to support MOFGA’s New Farmer Programs. It also pledged an additional $1.0 million if MOFGA can raise a similar amount before 2016. Read more.
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Rani and Jack Howe

Know Your Organic Producers!

Meet Rani and Jack Howe of Skyscraper Hill Farm in Brooks. This MOFGA certified organic farm raises Christmas trees, sold from the farm and through the Marsh River Co-op and the Belfast Co-op. Rani also cultivates beautiful herb gardens, which will be on the Belfast Garden Club Tour next summer. You can contact the Howes at jack.howe@gmail.com.

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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