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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
Bicentennial Bovine
The Cornucopia Institute - 11/24/2017.
By Rachel Zegerius - It was a very sad day in the late 70s when I watched the cows leave the farm after the bottom went out of milk prices. I never anticipated that they would return,” remembers Jane Bell.
A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm
The Washington Post - 11/23/2017.
By Caitlin Dewey - The hours were better at her nonprofit jobs. So were the benefits. But two years ago, the 32-year-old Liz Whitehurst – who graduated from a liberal arts college and grew up in the Chicago suburbs – abandoned Washington for this three-acre farm in Upper Marlboro, Md.
Wood Prairie Family Farm wins coveted Green Thumb Award
WAGM-TV8 - 11/22/2017.
Wood Prairie Family Farm in Aroostook County, Maine, has won a 2018 Green Thumb Award for The Organic Potato Plant Detective, named one of the two best new edible plant introductions in the United States.
Pigs and acorns make an intriguing mix for farmer
Concord Monitor - 11/22/2017.
By David Brooks - On Snow Brook Farm in Eaton, as on many New Hampshire farms, there’s a desire to take agriculture back to its natural roots. When it comes to feeding pigs, the farm’s owners have taken to using plants that aren’t even part of agriculture.
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January 9 - MOFGA Day at the Maine Agricultural Trades Show

January 9-11 - Maine Agricultural Trades Show

January 16 - Charcuterie Series

January 22-23 - Flowering in the North

February 9 - Maine Farm to Institution Summit

February 25 – Advanced Business Planning with Julia Shanks


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