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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
Farming Science, Without the Conscience
The New York Times - 1/26/2015.
By the Editorial Board - You don’t have to be a vegan to be repulsed by an account in The Times revealing the moral depths to which the federal government – working as a handmaiden to industrial agriculture – has sunk in pursuit of cheaper meat and fatter corporate profits.
What gets an organic farmer through winter? Seed catalogs
Burlington Free Press - 1/25/2015.
By Katie Spring - In early January when the air plunges below freezing and the wind whips up snow tornadoes that zip across our hillside, we add a few more logs to the wood stove and open up seed catalogs. Summer spills from the pages as we turn from beans to beets, cucumbers to chard, tomatoes to turnips.
As the scallop fishery rebounds, divers hope for a break
Portland Press Herald - 1/25/2015.
By Mary Pols - Some argue that diving is the most sustainable way of fishing for scallops and that the state should recognize that in its rule-making.
Portland mayor wants cafeterias to serve more local fish, boost demand for commercial fishing
Bangor Daily News - 1/25/2015.
By Set Koenig - Portland Mayor Michael Brennan wants students, hospital patients and jail inmates to eat more fish – particularly, locally caught fish.
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