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Seed Swap and Scion Exchange

Sunday, March 25
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

FREE, no registration required

For gardeners and orchardists, it's the most wonderful flea market in the world. Not only that – most of the best stuff is free!

MOFGA, the Maine Tree Crop Alliance, and Fedco will once again host the Seed Swap and Scionwood Exchange at MOFGA’s Common Ground Exhibition Hall in Unity.

Please bring any seeds, scionwood or cuttings you have to share freely with others. In recent years we have given away scionwood from well over 200 fruit varieties. These contributions make the day a success. If you don't have seeds or scionwood to share, don't fret and join us anyways – maybe bring some baked goods or fertile hatching eggs instead!

We’ll supply labels, tape and markers, and we’ll be selling T-shirts, books, grafting supplies and rootstock.

Admission is free. Information and schedule of activities

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Farming without glyphosate – how would that work?
Deutsche Welle - 10/25/2017.
By Katharina Wecker and Gero Rueter - EU member states have again put off a decision on renewing the controversial weed killer glyphosate. Could Europe really be close to banning glyphosate – and what would a possible ban mean for farmers and consumers.
Maine Food Insider: State launches 'waste not, want not' surplus food program
Mainebiz - 10/25/2017.
By Maureen Milliken - It's an age-old problem – getting unused potential food off the ground and to people who can consume it.
The best way to clean your apples, according to science
Quartz - 10/25/2017.
By Katherine Ellen Foley - How do you clean your apples before you eat them? A rinse under the faucet? A brisk wipe with your sleeve? Whatever the method, chances are you’re doing it wrong, according to a new study.
Organic Valley launches community solar partnership
Wisconsin State Farmer - 10/25/2017.
Organic Valley, America's largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, announced a first-of-its-kind community partnership that will enable Organic Valley to become the largest food company in the world to source 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources.
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March 25 - Seed Swap and Scion Exchange

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