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Phone: 207-568-4142
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Experience the Joy of Learning by Doing at Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA

Saturday, June 23, 2018
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity


Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA is a hands-on, experiential event where people from all walks of life can share and learn new skills. It will include over 40 unique, participatory workshops, along with a plant swap, a potluck picnic lunch, and a stone soup made with your contributions!

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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Livestock production driving organic corn, soybean imports
AgriPulse - 5/31/2017.
By Spencer Chase - A lack of domestic organic feed production is forcing organic livestock producers to source corn and soybeans from foreign markets, which U.S. organic advocates say signals opportunities for more U.S. growers looking to produce higher dollar crops.
CRISPR May Not Be Nearly as Precise as We Thought
Gizmodo - 5/30/2017.
By Kristen V. Brown - The revolutionary gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 is often described as “molecular scissors” for its ability to turn previously improbable feats of genetic engineering into exercises in cutting and pasting. But while over the last few years CRISPR has become so commonplace that even middle school students are now using it, a study out this week in the journal Nature Methods reminds us that it’s still a nascent technology with a long way to go before we can freely cut and paste human DNA at will.
Proposed Funding Could Provide Spark for Organic Farming in Maine
Public News Service - 5/30/2017.
A measure pending in Congress could provide a spark for organic farmers in Maine.
Farm-surplus startup wins UMaine Business Challenge
Mainebiz - 5/30/2017.
[Re]Produce, a sustainable farm-surplus startup created by College of the Atlantic students Anita van Dam '19 and Grace Burchard '17, won the sixth annual University of Maine Business Challenge, which comes with a $5,000 cash prize.
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