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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Experience the Joy of Learning by Doing at Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA

Saturday, June 23, 2018
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity


Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA is a hands-on, experiential event where people from all walks of life can share and learn new skills. It will include over 40 unique, participatory workshops, along with a plant swap, a potluck picnic lunch, and a stone soup made with your contributions!

More information here

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
USDA administrator tours Misty Brook Farm in Albion
Kennebec Journal - 8/21/2015.
By Peter McGuire - The [MOFGA-certified organic] farm, bought by a young family in 2013, suffered heavy damage during a microburst earlier this summer, spurring a disaster relief program by the Maine Farmland Trust.
Central America issues alert as severe drought hits agriculture
Reuters - 8/21/2015.
San Salvador - Central American and Caribbean governments on Thursday issued an official alert as severe drought in the region damages the crops of some 1.6 million people.
Truth In Labeling—It's Our Right to Know What's in Our Food
Common Dreams - 8/21/2015.
By Jim Goodman - Last month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015. A gross misnomer, of course, since the bill's real purpose is to preempt the rights of state and local governments to pass laws requiring the mandatory labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), to overturn GMO labeling laws already in place in several states, and to prevent the passage of any federal mandatory GMO labeling law in the future.
Joel Salatin: Synergy between Nature, Science and Technology
Resilience - 8/21/2015.
By Karen Rybold-Chin, Greg David - On The Earth Productions: Joel Salatin, a keynote speaker at the Mother Earth fair, talks about “cow days” and the value of using technology as a co-laborer with nature. Just as “a carpenter uses inches, a wheat farmer uses bushels, and a water manager uses gallons, a cow day is a constant measure of what a cow will eat in a day.”
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