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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
Fred Kirschenmann on farming as a self-regulating, self-renewing system
The Organic & Non-GMO Report - 12/27/2014.
By Ken Roseboro - Fred Kirschenmann is a true organic pioneer and long-time leader in sustainable agriculture. He shares an appointment as Distinguished Fellow for the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and as President of Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, New York. He also continues to manage his family’s 1,800-acre certified organic farm in North Dakota.
2015 Non-GMO and Organic Grain Production Contracts
The Organic & Non-GMO Report - 12/27/2014.
By Arianne Pfoutz - The following companies are offering contracts to farmers to grow non-GMO and organic grains in 2015.
Three Overlooked Seeds at the Core of CSA Farms
The Call of the Land - 12/26/2014.
By StevenMcFadden - Three seed ideas were among the many elements that underlie the actions of the first CSA farmers who in 1985-86 established new ways of farming in America. Those ways have emerged in subsequent seasons to yield as many as 10,000 contemporary community supported farms (CSAs) in cities, suburbs, towns, villages and churches across the land.
Kale and hearty: The salad bowl of America turns toxic
Aljazeera - 12/25/2014.
By Sara Rubin - The Salinas Valley, with its superlative moniker “the salad bowl of America,” is where some 60 percent of the nation’s lettuce is grown, and close to half of its strawberries. It’s some of the most productive agricultural land in the world, on rich silt accumulated over centuries of flooding on wetlands. The conditions enable two to three harvests per year. The land is fertile, but to keep producing the salad greens and vegetables, farmers here apply fertilizers and pesticides to their crops.
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