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Phone: 207-568-4142
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Experience the Joy of Learning by Doing at Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA

Saturday, June 23, 2018
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity


Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA is a hands-on, experiential event where people from all walks of life can share and learn new skills. It will include over 40 unique, participatory workshops, along with a plant swap, a potluck picnic lunch, and a stone soup made with your contributions!

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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Gag Order Or Not, Here’s Why Trump Cracking Down On Government Science is So Scary
Modern Farmer - 1/25/2017.
By Dan Nosowitz - You may have seen news about a crackdown on communications between USDA (and the EPA, HHS, and Department of the Interior) and the public. In this latest affront, the administration on Monday directed the USDA to stop all "outward-facing" communications. But by Tuesday night, the gag-order had been "rescinded." So what's going on? And what could happen if scientists can't speak to the public?
Dicamba Herbicide Lawsuit Cites Endangered Species Act Concerns
Bloomberg - 1/25/2017.
By Tiffany Stecker - Environmental groups are challenging an Environmental Protection Agency decision to allow the sale of an herbicide marketed as a solution for farmers dealing with difficult weeds.
How Maine farmers stay busy and make money in the winter
Bangor Daily News - 1/24/2017.
By Abigail Curtis - In the winter, when snow and ice cover their fields, you might be excused for thinking that northern farmers would have abundant time on their hands to relax and dream of warmer days to come.
How some Maine farmers have turned cold winter months into an extended growing season
Bangor Daily News - 1/23/2017.
By Lauren Abbate - Walking into the large greenhouse at the center of Four Season Farm on a recent Tuesday, the smell of summer is inescapable. In the large wood-heated, high tunnel structure, 10 rows of bright leafy greens are thriving and the aroma of moist earth embraces you like a warm hug from July.
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