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Rani and Jack Howe

Know Your Organic Producers!

Meet Rani and Jack Howe of Skyscraper Hill Farm in Brooks. This MOFGA certified organic farm raises Christmas trees, sold from the farm and through the Marsh River Co-op and the Belfast Co-op. Rani also cultivates beautiful herb gardens, which will be on the Belfast Garden Club Tour next summer. You can contact the Howes at jack.howe@gmail.com.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Global meat demand plows up Brazil's 'underground forest'
The Daily Climate - 11/10/2014.
By Autumn Spanne - As global meat demand increases, farmers are plowing up more of Brazil's enormous Cerrado, a unique "underground forest" where plants and shrubs store tremendous quantities of carbon in a sprawling root network. The deforestation of this landscape threatens the global carbon cycle.
U.S. hopes for GMO crop cultivation in China still alive, barely
Reuters - 11/10/2014.
By Tom Polansek and Carey Gillam - DuPont Pioneer, one of the world's largest seed companies, is refusing to give up on efforts to cultivate genetically modified crops in Chinese fields in the face of regulatory hurdles, even as rivals pull back.
What’s that? ‘Celebrity Chefs’ Forever stamps
Portland Press Herald - 11/10/2014.
By Peggy Grodinsky - Early champions of fresh, local food honored.
How 'Double Bucks' For Food Stamps Conquered Capitol Hill
Maine Public Broadcasting - 11/10/2014.
By Dan Charles - The federal government is about to put $100 million behind a simple idea: doubling the value of SNAP benefits - what used to be called food stamps - when people use them to buy local fruits and vegetables.
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