|Common Ground Country Fair creates community via skill sharing|
Bangor Daily News - 9/21/2015. By Kathleen Pierce - Unity, Maine: Cooking over fire. Building a yurt. Rooftop beekeeping. The Common Ground Country Fair, held Sept. 25-27, is much more than a celebration of all things organic. Run by Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, the fair, which attracts 60,000 people to Unity every autumn, transports a distracted society back to earth.
|Cultivate: Belfast Area Farm and Art Fall Tour Oct. 10 and 11|
The Maine Edge - 9/21/2015. Belfast Creative Coalition hosts: Cultivate: Belfast Area Farm and Art Fall Tour Saturday and Sunday of Columbus Day weekend from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour includes open studios, farm tours and special workshops and demonstrations. Southern Waldo County locations will be on Saturday and Northern Waldo County on Sunday.
|Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association plans for a fast-changing future|
Portland Press Herald - 9/20/2015. By Meredith Goad - Imagine you are at the helm of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, a longtime local advocate for organic agriculture and defender of rural life that in recent years has garnered national influence. Would you rather focus on growing membership, promoting the benefits of eating organic food or expanding organic production in the state?