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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Organic Farming:
Principles and Practice


Tuesday, May 24 and
Wednesday, May 25
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

Free for MOFGA apprentices (registration required); MOFGA members $75; all other registrants $100 per day or $150 for both days

This is a two-day immersion course (free for MOFGA apprentices) open to any participants interested in learning the fundamental principles and practices of organic farming.

Join specialists from MOFGA's Agricultural Services Department and a panel of organic farmers for a two-day introductory course in organic farming. Register for either or both days. Lunch will be provided.

More information

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Nation’s Leading Yogurt Maker Will Remove GMO Ingredients and Source Milk From Non-GMO Fed Cows
EcoWatch - 4/27/2016.
By Lorraine Chow - Two more major food companies, Dannon and Hershey Co., are making big changes to their ingredients in products sold nationwide as the July 1 deadline for Vermont’s law – which requires the labeling of genetically modified (GMO) food products sold in the state – approaches.
Bigelow to break ground on algae ‘greenhouse’
Wiscasset Newspaper - 4/27/2016.
By Gina Hamilton - Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences will be breaking ground on a new Marine Algal Research and Innovation Accelerator (MARIA) on its campus in East Boothbay later this spring. The program’s goal is to find commercial applications for marine algae use, said Darlene Crist, Director of Communications for Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.
What Small Farms Need to Compete With Corporate Food
Yes! - 4/27/2016.
By Kate Stringer - Most small farms have to follow the same rules as big corporate ones. In Maine, flexible food ordinances have increased the number of small farmers.
Babies Who Eat Rice Cereal Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study Finds
National Public Radio - 4/25/2016.
By Allison Aubrey - When it comes to introducing babies to solid foods, rice cereal is often first. And rice is a staple in many baby and toddler foods.
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Upcoming MOFGA Events

May 6 - MOFGA's Common Ground Call-In Radio Show

May 11 - Farm Training Project Workshop: 2016 Communication Kick-Off Potluck Social

May 12 - Slow Money Maine Gathering in Gardiner

May 18 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Haying Basics & Tractor Safety

May 21-22 - Chainsaw Safety Level 1 for Women at Hidden Valley Nature Center

May 24-25 - Organic Farming: Principles and Practices

June 1 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Organic Goat Dairy

June 8 - Farm Training Project Workshop: Organic Livestock Management


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