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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
California harvest much smaller than normal across crops
The Sacramento Bee - 9/28/2014.
By Dale Kasler - It’s harvest time in much of California, and the signs of drought are almost as abundant as the fruits and nuts and vegetables. One commodity after another is feeling the impact of the state’s epic water shortage.
Dine Out Maine: Pioneering Fore Street still the leader of the pack
Portland Press Herald - 9/28/2014.
By Melissa Coleman - After 18 years, the Portland restaurant keeps earning its 5-star status.
Move Over Bake Sales: The New School Fundraising Model Sells Local, Organic Groceries
Fast Company - 9/27/2014.
By Alice Truong - Every Wednesday afternoon, Rebecca Matthews sets up on the picnic tables in front of Malcolm X Elementary School in Berkeley, California. She unloads bags of local, organic groceries – on this particular September day, about 90 in total – so parents can easily grab them while picking up their kids.
China Stumbles Into Future of Genetically Modified Food
Epoch Times - 9/27/2014.
By Zhang Hong - Despite health concerns authorities push GMO, without fully admitting what they are doing.
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