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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
Agroecology Practices Critical to Sustainable Agriculture, but Lack Funding
Union of Concerned Scientists - 6/30/2015.
By Marcia DeLonge - More than 300 leading scientists have issued a statement calling on Congress and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to prioritize agroecology – the science of managing agricultural lands and minimizing their impact on the environment – when funding agricultural research. According to their statement, agroecology can increase land productivity while reducing the harm that conventional farming practices have had on public health, wildlife and air and water quality.
EPA to propose banning chlorpyrifos insecticide
Capital Press - 6/30/2015.
By Mateusz Perkowski - The EPA says it plans to ban the common insecticide chlorpyrifos but may change its mind based on discussions with manufacturers.
Number of Maine dairy farms on the decline
WMTW.com - 6/29/2015.
By Katie Thompson - Milk production in Maine has declined annually since 2012, but the state still leads regionally in agriculture growth.
The green diet: how to eat healthy and save the planet
The Guardian [UK] - 6/29/2015.
By Amy Westervelt - Dieticians and food companies are awaiting the US Department of Agriculture’s highly anticipated new dietary guidelines by the end of this year with one key question in mind: will they include environmental considerations?
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