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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
Artist on a mission to revive a strawberry beloved for its taste
Portland Press Herald - 6/29/2014.
By Laura McCandlish - Brunswick artist Leah Gauthier talks about her almost decade-long quest to revive the endangered, but once prevalent, heirloom Marshall strawberry, many of which are planted just outside the back door.
Freeport farm to launch organic dairy program with $1.7 million grant
Bangor Daily News - 6/28/2014.
A $1.7 million grant from organic yogurt maker Stonyfield and the Danone Ecosystem Fund will allow Wolfe’s Neck Farm to launch an organic dairy farmer training program designed to revitalize the organic dairy industry in Maine and New England.
Maine dairy farmer bullish on agritourism
Portland Press Herald - 6/28/2014.
By Kaitlin Schroeder - Between a visit to the White Mountains of New Hampshire and a nature walk around Acadia National Park, a group of tourists on a guided tour of New England with a Maryland bus service stopped by a dairy farm in Farmington to snap photos of baby cows and sample homemade ice cream. [Bussie York’s Sandy River Farm – a MOFGA certified organic dairy farm]
Pea season is sweet, delicious – and nigh
Portland Press Herald - 6/28/2014.
By Tom Atwell - Because of the cool spring, it will be touch and go as to whether we have fresh peas from our garden for the Fourth of July. But the pea vines look good right now, as does the extended weather forecast, so we have high hopes.
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