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Phone: 207-568-4142
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Spring Growth Conference

Organic Seedling Production

Saturday, March 3, 2018
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Common Ground Education Center, Unity, Maine
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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Taking the Pulse of a New Food Trend
Resilience - 1/26/2016.
By Wayne Roberts - My dad often said he ate enough beans and rice pudding during the 1930s Depression and 1940s World War to last him a lifetime. If I never see them again, it will be too soon, he’d tell anyone thinking of serving them to him. Those habits have carried over until today across North America and Europe, even though there are a host of reasons to change.
Update: Who Owns Organic Chart Reflects Further Organic Consolidation
The Cornucopia Institute - 1/26/2016.
Dr. Phil Howard, an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Sustainability at Michigan State, has identified some significant updates to his Who Owns Organic Chart.
For Maine Families Depending on SNAP for Groceries, Every Penny Counts
Maine Public Broadcasting - 1/26/2016.
By Patty Wight - Lewiston: When someone lacks reliable access to healthy food, they’re what’s called food insecure. And Maine has the highest rate of food insecurity in New England.
This is why cities can’t grow all their own food
Conservation Magazine - 1/26/2016.
By Sarah DeWeerdt - If every homeowner in Seattle ripped up their lawn and replaced it with edible plants, the resulting crop production would be enough to feed just one percent of the city’s residents, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Washington.
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