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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Organic Farming:
Principles and Practice


Tuesday, May 24 and
Wednesday, May 25
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

This is a two-day immersion course (free for MOFGA apprentices) open to any participants interested in learning the fundamental principles and practices of organic farming.

Join specialists from MOFGA's Agricultural Services Department and a panel of organic farmers for a two-day introductory course in organic farming. Register for either or both days. Lunch will be provided.

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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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May 20-22 - Northeast Livestock Expo

May 21-22 - Chainsaw Safety Level 1 for Women at Hidden Valley Nature Center

May 24-25 - Organic Farming: Principles and Practices

June 1 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Organic Goat Dairy

June 8 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Organic Livestock Management

June 11 - Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA

June 11 - Pest & Soil Walk with Hands-On Soil Testing

June 16 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Hand Tool Demonstration

June 29 - Conservation Farm Tour: Cover Crop Demonstration

July 6 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Farming with Horses

July 7 - Poultry Processing Workshop


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