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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
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!

More information here

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Against the Grain
Down East - 10/28/2016.
By Joel Crabtree - Decommissioned jailhouses have found second lives as museums, haunted houses, even luxury hotels – but Skowhegan’s lockup-turned-gristmill might be a first. The three-story, 14,000-square-foot edifice, once drab and utilitarian, looks decidedly Wonka-fied since Maine Grains moved in. A crisscross of yellow blocks, funnels, and chutes now adorns the redbrick building’s exterior – and though the contraption’s function is rather plain (dust collection), the look is whimsical, attracting the curiosity of passersby.
In praise of pears
The Ellsworth American - 10/26/2016.
By Cheryl Wixson - On the days when I’m not playing in the kitchen, a large part of my work is helping Maine farmers increase their sales and profitability. Connecting farms to additional wholesale markets, developing value-added products that meet consumer demand, designing commercial kitchens and integrating food safety into farm management is all part of the mix.
EU drops law to limit cancer-linked chemical in food after industry complaint
The Guardian [UK] - 10/26/2016.
By Arthur Nelsen - Campaigners say leaked documents show ‘undue influence’ by the food industry after plans to limit acrylamide – found in starchy foods such as crisps, cereals and baby foods – are weakened.
1-minute hike: Hills to Sea Trail in Belfast
Bangor Daily News - 10/25/2016.
BDN reporter Aislinn Sarnacki explores the easternmost section of the new Hills to Sea Trail, a 46-mile trail that spans from Unity to Belfast. The construction of this trail began in 2013 and wrapped up in September of 2016. Marked with blue blazes and signs, this trail crosses conserved land and the private property of more than 60 landowners who have agreed to allow the trail on their land. The trail is open to foot traffic year round.
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