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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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Organic Orcharding Workshop:
Renovating Old Apple Trees

Sat., March 17
Three locations:
• Morning Glory Farm, Bethel
• Beech Hill Farm, Mount Desert
• Kermit S. Nickerson School, Swanville
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fee: $50; $35 for MOFGA members
Please bring your own bag lunch

Do you have any old trees on your land that you would like to bring back into production? Attend this workshop and learn to renovate and upkeep your heritage trees. Participants should dress appropriately and bring their pruners, loppers, saws and a bag lunch.

 

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Maine heirloom apple trees bear satisfaction today, fruit for future years
Portland Press Herald - 9/18/2016.
By Marina Schauffler - Hundreds of varieties of apples once grew in Maine, with names as colorful as their varied hues: Canadian Strawberry, Nutting Bumpus and Winekist. Apple trees were commonplace on most Maine homesteads, providing fresh fruit for at least half the year, as well as abundant cider, sauce and vinegar.
Maine growers urged to produce clean medical cannabis
Mainebiz - 9/15/2016.
Maine's trend toward organic fruits and vegetables has stoked an interest from medical marijuana caregivers to know more about the quality and standards of the cannabis they sell to patients.
Young Dairy Farmers: Sheepscot Valley Dairy Farm
Maine Farmland Trust - 9/15/2016.
By Jenny Nelson - From the outside, it might appear that Annie Watson and Mike Moody of [MOFGA certified organic] Sheepscot Valley Dairy Farm in Whitefield tried hard to not become dairy farmers.
For plant-eaters, lots to discover and devour at Common Ground
Portland Press Herald - 9/14/2016.
By Avery Yale Kamila - Besides talks and demonstrations, including cooking tricks like mushroom reduction, there are more veg-friendly food offerings than at most fairs.
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