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Farm Labor Models in Practice:
Mentoring and Managing Staff for Your Farm's Success

March 22
Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

COST (includes lunch and hot beverages)
Free – current MOFGA Apprenticeship Host Farms
$20 – MOFGA members and certified organic growers
$30 – non-members

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Agriculture organizations reflect on 2016, look ahead to a new year
Bangor Daily News - 12/31/2016.
By Lauren Abbate - Like everything else in 2016, agriculture in Maine faced a series of ups and downs, most notably because of a severe drought that posed a huge challenge for farmers in need of water for crops and livestock.
The dirty secret about your clothes
The Washington Post - 12/30/2016.
By Esha Chhabra - A new crop of small businesses are investing in organic farming, natural dyes and a transparent supply chain that encourages shoppers to think about the effect of their purchases – and they’re selling their products online and in a small but growing number of U.S. stores, from small trendy boutiques to Target.
Embracing the simple life on a Thorndike farm
Bangor Daily News - 12/29/2016.
By Abigail Curtis - For years, John Palumbo and Nyla Bravesnow roamed around Maine, trying to find just the right place to set down their roots.
Maine farmer says race to save rare breed of pig hinges on eating them
Sun Journal - 12/29/2016.
By Patrick Whittle - Susan Frank and her dogs spend their days shepherding hairy, black pigs with names like Bacon, Pork Chop and Yummy around a chunk of Maine woods. Her farm, which raises and fattens the rare American mulefoot hogs for slaughter, is essential to their survival, she believes.
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