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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

MOFGA is an Equal Opportunity organization, provider, and employer.


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NEW! Charcuterie Series
January 16, 23, 30 and Feb. 6
4 sessions, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Smith's Smokehouse, Monroe, Maine

Join Andy Smith of Smith's Smokehouse and delve into the basics of charcuterie through a series of four workshops. Learn how to create your own charcuterie goods, and potential business, and then dig deep into a variety of curing processes including bacon, bresaola, beef jerky and more! Don't forget to register for this course, we only have 10 spots available. The complete series is $350 for MOFGA members and $400 for non-members. Each session will take place at Smith's Smokehouse; bring your own lunch. If you have any questions, email Anna Mueller at events@mofga.org.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Maine journalist in search of answers takes deep look at GMOs, pesticides and American agriculture
Bangor Daily News - 11/30/2016.
By Abigail Curtis - In 2010, Caitlin Shetterly was sick and getting desperate to find a way to get better.
Scientists have long feared this ‘feedback’ to the climate system. Now they say it’s happening
The Washington Post - 11/30/2016.
By Chris Mooney - At a time when a huge pulse of uncertainty has been injected into the global project to stop the planet’s warming, scientists have just raised the stakes even further.
Mulch your soil – inside and out
Environmental Health News - 11/29/2016.
By David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé - Over the past century major advances in agriculture and medicine dramatically improved the lives of people the world over. But along with these advances came surprises. We found that the more we fertilized our fields the less fertile our soil became and that the more cheap calories we grew to feed people the less healthy we became.
Dairy from cows fed GM feed is not ‘all-natural’, alleges lawsuit vs Dannon – but will it fly?
Food Navigator USA - 11/28/2016.
By Elaine Watson - Has the FDA’s probe into ‘natural’ claims on food labels put a stop to the tidal wave of false advertising lawsuits engulfing food manufacturers? Not if a new complaint against Dannon is anything to go by, which also delves into the thorny issue of GMOs, another area currently being scrutinized by regulators.
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January 9-11 - Maine Agricultural Trades Show

January 16 - Charcuterie Series

January 22-23 - Flowering in the North

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