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2018 Beginning Poultry

March 29
6 p.m., MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
$10 for MOFGA members, $15 for the general public

Thinking of adding some layer hens, broilers, ducks, or geese to your backyard this year? Join MOFGA's own Diane Schivera to learn all you need to know about starting your own flock. We'll cover housing, feed, and more.


Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Are supermarkets facing the beginning of the end?
Treehugger - 2/21/2017.
By Katherine Martinko - In the face of climate change, water shortages, and political instability, the current supermarket model is extremely vulnerable.
Health Insurance Woes Add To The Risky Business Of Farming
Maine Public Broadcasting - 2/21/2017.
By Kathleen Masterson - There are many challenges to farming for a living: It's often grueling work that relies on unpredictable factors such as weather and global market prices. But one aspect that's often ignored is the cost of health care. A University of Vermont researcher found that nationally, most farmers cited health care costs as a top concern.
New USM food studies program taking an interdisciplinary look at food systems
Bangor Daily News - 2/21/2017.
By Lauren Abbate - The questions surrounding food systems come from a variety of different angles. As food makes its way from soil to mouth, the issues that it intersects with are scientific, environmental, social, economic and political.
As solar refrigerator keeps mangoes cold, farmers’ profits heat up
Thompson Reuters - 2/21/2017.
By Leopold Obi - It is a hot and cloudless morning, a sign that it will be sunny right through the afternoon. Joseph Mailu moves along rows of fruiting mango trees with a long pole in his hand, harvesting the mature fruits.
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