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Phone: 207-568-4142
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Organic Farming:
Principles and Practices

Crops

May 9, 2018
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
Fee: $100; discounts for MOFGA members

This one-day immersion course is designed for MOFGA apprentices but is open to any participants interested in learning the fundamental principles and practices of organic farming.

Join specialists from MOFGA’s Agricultural Services Department and organic farmers for a one-day introductory course in organic farming. Lunch will be provided.

The day will focus on the fundamentals of organic vegetable farming. MOFGA’s Eric Sideman, Organic Crops Specialist, and Dave Colson, Agricultural Services Director, will cover theory and best practices for organic management of soils, and cover plant families. After lunch we will tour a neighboring farm.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Trade pacts may undermine state laws
Bangor Daily News - 12/3/2008.
Recent problems with unsafe imports and toxins in everyday products have put everyone on alert, and state legislatures across the country, including Maine, have responded with much-needed laws to regulate toxic products.
Trade pacts may undermine state laws
Bangor Daily News - 12/3/2008.
Recent problems with unsafe imports and toxins in everyday products have put everyone on alert, and state legislatures across the country, including Maine, have responded with much-needed laws to regulate toxic products.
Blueberries Reverse Memory Loss; Contain Natural Medicines to Prevent Alzheimer's
Natural News - 12/3/2008.
If you're looking for yet another reason to eat blueberries, scientists at the University of Reading have just found one for you: Blueberry flavonoids have now been found to activate the parts of the human brain that control memory and learning.
A Message for Climate Change Negotiators: Small Farmers Key to Combating Climate Change
Common Dreams - 12/2/2008.
As world leaders meet in Poznan, Poland this week to work out a foundation for a new international climate change treaty, they would do well to seek the council of some unconventional advisors: peasant farmers.
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