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Ben Perrin

Know Your Organic Producers!

Meet Ben Perrin of the MOFGA certified organic Burke Hill Farm in Cherryfield. Ben grows lowbush blueberries and garlic. He sells at the Common Ground Country Fair, farmers' cooperatives, farmers' markets, to several wholesale and retail accounts, and from the farm. You can contact Ben at BurkeHillFarm@gmail.com.

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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
An Orchard Grows in Boston
On the Commons - 10/8/2014.
By Orion Kriegman - In 2014, in a project with the non-profit Commonwealth Land Trust (CLT), the Egleston Community Orchard (ECO) emerged from guerilla status and was officially approved by the City’s Department of Neighborhood Development. Title of the land is being transferred to CLT to hold in trust for the community. So now ECO is a real estate asset owned and operated 100% for and by the community, providing food for any who care to harvest it and donating it to neighbors in need.
Short Q&A with Ted Quaday, MOFGA’s Executive Director
Maine Today - 10/7/2014.
By Sharon Kitchens - With more and more people in Maine choosing to grow their fruits and vegetables without pesticides or synthetic fertilizers, an organization like the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) can be especially handy.
U.S. foods labeled 'natural' often contain GMOs, group reports
The Baltimore Sun - 10/7/2014.
By Carey Gillam, Reuters - A majority of U.S. packaged foods labeled as "natural" and tested by Consumer Reports actually contained a substantial level of genetically modified ingredients, according to a report issued Tuesday by the non-profit product testing group.
Dealing With Roundup Herbicide Drift
The Cornucopia Institute - 10/7/2014.
By Eric Herm, Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance - As an organic and non-GMO cotton farmer, I wake up each and every morning to an uneasy notion: We are surrounded and heavily outnumbered.
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Upcoming MOFGA Events

October 25 - Great Maine Apple Day

November 1-3 - MOFGA’s Farmer to Farmer Conference

November 8-9 - Maine Harvest Festival

November 13 - Negotiation and Conflict Management Skills Workshop

November 13 - Film "Hanna Ranch" shown by MOFGA and Portland Museum of Art

November 15 - Farm Cooperative Design Day

November 20 - Introduction to Low-Impact Forestry

November 20 - Negotiation and Conflict Management Skills Workshop

November 21-22 - Chainsaw Safety Course

November 21-23 - Low Impact Forestry Workshops


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