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2018 Beginning Poultry

March 29
6 p.m., MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
$10 for MOFGA members, $15 for the general public

Thinking of adding some layer hens, broilers, ducks, or geese to your backyard this year? Join MOFGA's own Diane Schivera to learn all you need to know about starting your own flock. We'll cover housing, feed, and more.


Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Hop Farming in Maine
Huffington Post - 6/23/2014.
By Sharon Kitchens - In mid-May I made the short trip to the neighboring town of Gorham, Maine to see what a couple acres of planted hops looks like. Upon arrival at the hop farm I saw the vining plants growing up twine hung on rows of high-wire trellises made with telephone pole like structures over 20 feet high.
Why Organic Is the Right Choice for Parents
Time Magazine - 6/23/2014.
By Dr. Alan Green and Anna Lappe - Just in case you're undecided, we will make the case on why your kids should be eating organic.
Writers, Mainers encourage people to eat locally caught seafood
Bangor Daily News - 6/22/2014.
By Abigail Curtis - “Sustainable” is one of those words that can be easily misused, especially when it comes to the idea of a sustainable fishery.
GMO-Bananas are Going Into Human Trials – Why This Won’t End Well
Living Maxwell - 6/22/2014.
By Max Goldberg - I am not sure why it is but so many people, myself included, have an incredibly strong emotional attachment to bananas. This love for bananas extends to all parts of the world, and I saw this first-hand when I visited a banana plantation in Costa Rica. In fact, people who dedicate their life’s work to bananas are affectionately called bananeros. So, when I heard the news that the world’s richest man and noted GMO-advocate, Bill Gates, is funding a human trial of genetically-modified bananas, I got absolutely sick to my stomach.
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