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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
Fax: 207-568-4141
Email: mofga@mofga.org
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Chef Frank Giglio. Photo by Lynn Karlin

Seasonal Cooking with Chef Frank Giglio: Winter
February 21, 2018
Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.
(Snow date February 28)
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity, Maine
Cost: $35; $25 for MOFGA members (includes recipes to take home)

Join
Chef Frank Giglio in the MOFGA kitchen to learn about Maine seasonal cooking. We'll kick off some dishes to brighten your winter recipe rotation, including buckwheat injera with whitefish spread, shredded beet salad, cornbread with herb butter, chicken soup with verdurette, and acorn brownies. Taste delicious food, learn something new and have fun in the kitchen!

Chef Frank Giglio will also lead a Spring Cooking Class on May 23. Registration is now open for this class.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
GMO backlash threatens beet farmers as foodmakers swap sugars
Reuters - 10/29/2015.
By Chris Prentice - America's sugar beet growers are under siege as U.S. food companies increasingly shun genetically modified (GMO) crops.
New worker-owned juice bar sources from Maine farms
Bangor Daily News - 10/29/2015.
By Kathleen Pierce - Where is that kale in your green smoothie from? The carrots in your just-pressed juice? Chances are the ingredients were trucked in from here, there and everywhere.
Belgrade ‘drafty’ barn nominated for national historic register
Kennebec Journal - 10/28/2015.
By Betty Adams - As Kenya Perry stood in her rubber boots on the ramp leading into the family’s gambrel-roofed barn Wednesday morning, her younger sister Sage Whitehead mucked out one of the horse stalls trailed by Tom and Jerry, two turkeys with brown and white feathers. [MOFGA-certified organic Winterberry Farm]
From ‘Sustainable’ to ‘Regenerative’—The Future of Food
Common Dreams - 10/28/2015.
By André Leu and Ronnie Cummins - We agree with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack that the word "sustainability" is meaningless to consumers and the public. It’s overused, misused and it has been shamelessly co-opted by corporations for the purpose of greenwashing. But rather than come up with one definition for the word "sustainable" as it refers to food and food production methods, we suggest doing away with the word entirely.
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