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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Email: mofga@mofga.org
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Unity, Maine

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Thursday, December 7, 2017
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Common Ground Education Center, Unity

Registration Fees
(Includes lunch)
$35 for MOFGA members and $50 for non-members

Designed for farmers and others interested in home-food processing for resale.

Licensing requirements, food safety, and liability insurance will be covered by a panel of experts. Participants will then tour a licensed kitchen before being served a local, seasonal, organic luncheon.

The afternoon program will include a panel of processors who will discuss the benefits and shortcomings of home licensed and commercial kitchens.

Interested in a partial or full scholarship? Please fill out a scholarship application form.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
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AUGUSTA, Maine – The 68th annual Maine Agriculture Trades Show on Tuesday provided the latest in equipment, technology and farming innovations. At every turn, however, the economy was on everyone's mind.
Hope and the new USDA chief
Grist - 1/14/2009.
On Wednesday, former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack began his confirmation hearing to become the 30th U.S. secretary of agriculture with the promise to be a forward-looking leader who would make the USDA a 21st century agency.
Not-so-tough row to hoe
Grist - 1/14/2009.
Vilsack glides through Senate Ag Committee confirmation hearing.
Additional reporting from Vilsack’s confirmation hearing
DTN The Progressive Farmer - 1/14/2009.
Tom Vilsack's confirmation hearing for agriculture secretary basically went off without a hitch Wednesday in Washington. The hearing effectively amounted to those wonderful, protracted question-speeches by senators working to stress to Vilsack all of the things they want to make sure he does for their particular pet programs at USDA.
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November 27–29 - ACORN Conference (Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network)

November 30 - Conservation Biological Control Short Course

December 1 - MOFGA's Common Ground Radio Show

December 7 - Kitchen Licensing Workshop

9 - MOFGA Day at the Maine Agricultural Trades Show

January 9-11 - Maine Agricultural Trades Show


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