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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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MOFGA's Spring Growth Conference: Soils
March 5, 2015 (Snow date March 6), 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity


Our yearly Spring Growth Conference is a daylong event that digs deeply into topics that impact farmers, whether a specific crop, technique or management practice. The 2016 conference will focus on the basis of farming: soils.

Registration (includes lunch): $75 individual, $100 couples, $50 students and apprentices. For more information, please visit
http://www.mofga.org/Events/SpringGrowthConference.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
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By Beth Hoffman - The average American supermarket carries more than 38,718 products. Which means we have tons of choices, right?
Anti-Monsanto crowd takes to the streets in Rockland to protest genetically modified seeds
Bangor Daily News - 5/25/2013.
By Abigail Curtis - Dozens of activists brought whistles, noisemakers, skull-and-crossbones signs, bee costumes and babies to the streets of Rockland on Saturday afternoon as they joined in an international March Against Monsanto.
Mainers Pack Monument Square Saying NO to Monsanto
Bangor Daily News - 5/25/2013.
By Carol McCracken - Under dreary skies and with cold winds whipping around them an enthusiastic crowd of several hundred people from all over Maine, packed Monument Square this afternoon to “Say No to Monsanto.” The organizer of the local event was Whitely Neuman, a Portland activist. The rally was being duplicated in 41 countries around the world and 338 cities as well.
Anti-Monsanto protest goes global
Portland Press Herald - 5/25/2013.
AP - Rallies, like the one held in Portland, Maine, aim to call attention to the dangers of genetically modified food.
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Upcoming MOFGA Events

February 11 - Aroostook County Organic Grower Meeting

February 21 & 22 - Advanced Business Planning Workshop

February 23 - Central Maine Organic Grower Meeting

February 25 - Southern Maine Organic Grower Meeting

February 27 - Growing Vegetables in Maine

March 5 - MOFGA's Spring Growth Conference: Soils

March 12 - Organic Orcharding Workshop: Pruning

March 16-17 - Northeast Pasture Consortium

March 19 - Maine Grass Farmers Conference

March 20 - Seed Swap & Scion Exchange

March 23 - Maine Grain Conference: Post-Harvest Handling

April 6 - Grow Your Own Organic Garden Classes

April 15-16 - 34th National Pesticide Forum: Cultivating Community and Environmental Health


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