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Phone: 207-568-4142
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MOFGA's Organic Orcharding Workshop: Pruning Fruit Trees

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sat., March 25 – MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
Fee: $50; $35 for MOFGA members
Please bring your own bag lunch

Designed for beginner to intermediate orchardists managing backyard plantings to larger orchards. Learn to prune fruit trees to encourage vigorous growth, heavy fruit set, and quality fruit yield. Scionwood collection and storage will also be covered. Confirmation and directions will be sent a week prior to the start of the workshop. Please keep in mind that pre-registration and payment are required.

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Editorial – The old saying that what you don't know won't hurt you may be true sometimes, but not when it comes to ensuring the safety of the food supply. When meat or vegetables become tainted with bacteria, it is vital for regulators to pinpoint the source of the contamination and spread the information down the supply chain to distributors, retailers and consumers.
A closer look at what’s in our daily bread
Organic Center - 4/1/2012.
By Erin Smith, Charles Benbrook and Donald R. Davis – Bread plays an important role in the overall consumption of grains, particularly whole grains. Today there is an increasing variety of organic, "natural," and conventional bread – white, wheat, whole wheat, sprouted wheat, and gluten-free. Each with its own claim about freshness, taste, nutrition, and other benefits. But what's really in our daily bread?
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