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2017 Poster for the Common Ground Country Fair

2017 Common Ground Country Fair Poster Unveiled

The 2017 Common Ground Country Fair poster was unveiled during the Maine Agricultural Trades Show this week. The poster features three Columbian Wyandotte chickens roosting. This uncommon variety is well suited to Maine’s climate and is raised for both meat and egg production. Local artist Dwight Gagnon of Benton created the design, which is a delightful and fitting image for the 41st annual Common Ground Country Fair, September 22, 23 and 24.
The poster is now available online through our MOFGA Store.

Three Columbian Wyandotte chickens appear on the poster for the 2017 Common Ground Country Fair

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Maine farmer says race to save rare breed of pig hinges on eating them
Sun Journal - 12/29/2016.
By Patrick Whittle - Susan Frank and her dogs spend their days shepherding hairy, black pigs with names like Bacon, Pork Chop and Yummy around a chunk of Maine woods. Her farm, which raises and fattens the rare American mulefoot hogs for slaughter, is essential to their survival, she believes.
Ground Floor: Maine Family Opens North America's First Edible-Insect-Only Market
Maine Public Broadcasting - 12/29/2016.
By Jennifer Mitchell - What kind of nibbles are you planning to pass around at your New Year’s Eve party? Tortilla chips? Roasted nuts perhaps? How about “salty scarabs” or “crunchy cockroaches”?
Genetically Modified Pink Pineapple Approved for Sale in the U.S.
Organic Authority - 12/16/2016.
By Emily Monaco - The genetically modified pink pineapple developed by Del Monte is safe to sell in the United States, the USDA decided Wednesday.
2014 and 2015 Organic Certifier Data
USDA - 12/13/2016.
USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) collected acreage and livestock data for years 2014 and 2015 from USDA-accredited organic certifying agents in the United States.
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