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

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


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Organic Orcharding Workshop:
Renovating Old Apple Trees

Sat., March 17
Three locations:
• Morning Glory Farm, Bethel
• Beech Hill Farm, Mount Desert
• Kermit S. Nickerson School, Swanville
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fee: $50; $35 for MOFGA members
Please bring your own bag lunch

Do you have any old trees on your land that you would like to bring back into production? Attend this workshop and learn to renovate and upkeep your heritage trees. Participants should dress appropriately and bring their pruners, loppers, saws and a bag lunch.

 

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Rockport site considered for Camden Farmers Market relocation
Village Soup - 1/22/2017.
By Louis Bettcher - A new business featuring potted plants and hydroponically-grown herbs is planned to open this spring at the former location of Hoboken Gardens on the corner of Pascal Avenue and Commercial Street (Route 1.), Tyler Smith of Bayview Management said Jan. 18. In addition, Smith said the site is actively being considered as the future home of the Camden Farmers Market.
Locally raised Maine meat is not in short supply
Portland Press Herald - 1/22/2017.
By Christine Burns Rudalevige - There is certainly enough local meat being raised in Maine to go around. The problem is that most of it leaves the state to be processed.
Study linking Roundup to serious disease fuels debate
Aljazeera - 1/22/2017.
By Ryan Rifai - British scientists say they have conducted an unprecedented, long-term study showing a link between Roundup - one of the most widely used herbicides in the world - and severe liver damage in test rats.
Bookseller, poet and progressive, Gary Lawless helps others find their voices
Portland Press Herald - 1/22/2017.
By Bob Keyes - Gary Lawless went to California when he was 21 to meet people who didn’t look like him and who spoke with voices he didn’t recognize. He grew up in Belfast in the 1960s and lived an isolated life on the Maine coast. He hadn’t heard the music his contemporaries were listening to elsewhere in America because radio stations in Belfast didn’t play the songs. He had never read the books they were reading or seen the movies they were watching.
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