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MOFGA
PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
Fax: 207-568-4141
Email: mofga@mofga.org
Physical Address:
294 Crosby Brook Road
Unity, Maine

MOFGA is an Equal Opportunity organization, provider, and employer.


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NEW! Charcuterie Series
January 16, 23, 30 and Feb. 6
4 sessions, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Smith's Smokehouse, Monroe, Maine

Join Andy Smith of Smith's Smokehouse and delve into the basics of charcuterie through a series of four workshops. Learn how to create your own charcuterie goods, and potential business, and then dig deep into a variety of curing processes including bacon, bresaola, beef jerky and more! Don't forget to register for this course, we only have 10 spots available. The complete series is $350 for MOFGA members and $400 for non-members. Each session will take place at Smith's Smokehouse; bring your own lunch. If you have any questions, email Anna Mueller at events@mofga.org.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
How To Grow Organic Weed: A Step-by-Step Guide
Green Rush Daily - 7/20/2017.
By Nick Lindsey - There are several reasons why people like to grow their own weed. One of the biggest is that when you grow your own bud, you know exactly what’s in it. Surprisingly, reports have found that even in legal dispensaries, there is a lot of weed that tested positive for pesticides and other potentially harmful contaminants. If you’re concerned about the purity of your cannabis, the best thing you can do is grow organic weed. This guide will walk you through all the steps you need for a successful harvest.
Organics: Ferreting Out the Fraudulent Few, While Demanding Higher Standards, Better Enforcement
Common Dreams - 7/20/2017.
By Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins - A recent series of articles by a Washington Post reporter could have some consumers questioning the value of the USDA organic seal. But are a few bad eggs representative of an entire industry?
Trump outlines deregulation agenda
Energy & Environment News - 7/20/2017.
By Arianna Skibell - The White House this morning released the new administration's first regulatory plan, a sweeping survey for all federal agency actions.
GOP Effort To Make Environmental Science 'Transparent' Worries Scientists
National Public Radio - 7/20/2017.
By Nell Greenfieldboyce - Groups that represent industries from farming to fracking are supporting a legislative push to rewrite how government handles science when drawing up regulations.
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January 9 - MOFGA Day at the Maine Agricultural Trades Show

January 9-11 - Maine Agricultural Trades Show

January 16 - Charcuterie Series

January 22-23 - Flowering in the North

February 9 - Maine Farm to Institution Summit

February 25 – Advanced Business Planning with Julia Shanks


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