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MOFGA
PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
Fax: 207-568-4141
Email: mofga@mofga.org
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294 Crosby Brook Road
Unity, Maine

MOFGA is an Equal Opportunity organization, provider, and employer.


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NEW! Charcuterie Series
January 16, 23, 30 and Feb. 6
4 sessions, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Smith's Smokehouse, Monroe, Maine

Join Andy Smith of Smith's Smokehouse and delve into the basics of charcuterie through a series of four workshops. Learn how to create your own charcuterie goods, and potential business, and then dig deep into a variety of curing processes including bacon, bresaola, beef jerky and more! Don't forget to register for this course, we only have 10 spots available. The complete series is $350 for MOFGA members and $400 for non-members. Each session will take place at Smith's Smokehouse; bring your own lunch. If you have any questions, email Anna Mueller at events@mofga.org.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Scientist writes to Juncker: new tumour evidence found in confidential glyphosate data
Corporate Europe Observatory - 5/29/2017.
Transparency matters in science: first independent analysis of confidential industry data on glyphosate indicates serious flaws in EFSA and ECHA safety assessment.
Whole Foods represents the failures of 'conscious capitalism'
The Guardian [UK] - 5/29/2017.
By Nicole Aschoff - It’s hard to think of a better poster child for “conscious capitalism” than Whole Foods Market, the high-end grocery store that made a name for itself selling organic produce in feel-good, mood-lit stores. These days, the chain is floundering and a potential buyout is on the horizon. What does that say about the conscious capitalism it championed?
Biography offers glimpse into the life of ‘Northern Farm’ naturalist Henry Beston and his deep ties to Maine
Bangor Daily News - 5/29/2017.
By Meg Haskell - Writer Henry Beston, who died in 1968, is best known for his 1928 book, “The Outermost House,” in which he chronicled a solitary year spent in a small cabin in the sand dunes of Eastham on Cape Cod. The book, which has never gone out of print and is considered a classic of the genre, shimmers with detailed observations and transcendent reflections reminiscent of the writing of Henry David Thoreau in the previous century. It established Beston’s as an important, contemporary voice in the growing field of nature writing.
Maine-Sponsored Local Meats Bill Back in Washington
Maine Public Broadcasting - 5/28/2017.
By Jennifer Mitchell - A bill designed to make it easier for small farms to get local meat onto people's tables is being reintroduced in Washington, by legislators from Maine and Kentucky.
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January 9-11 - Maine Agricultural Trades Show

January 16 - Charcuterie Series

January 22-23 - Flowering in the North

February 9 - Maine Farm to Institution Summit

February 25 – Advanced Business Planning with Julia Shanks


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