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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
Giving Thanks to our Grantees
Farm Aid - 11/25/2015.
By Jessica Kurn - Farm Aid presents brief stories about its grantees, including MOFGA.
Indoor urban farms called wasteful, 'pie in the sky'
Cornell Chronicle Online - 11/24/2015.
By Stacey Shackford - It seems a sensible solution to urban space constraints and a desire for increased local food production: transform abandoned warehouses into indoor farms, or construct purpose-built vertical food factories. But Louis Albright, an emeritus professor of biological and environmental engineering who helped pioneer controlled-environment agriculture, warns that these "high in the sky" proposals intended to reduce food miles and rejuvenate communities may prove to be "pie in the sky" concepts with detrimental impacts on the environment.
Pesticides Bound to Particles and Not Detectable in Water Harm Aquatic Organisms
Beyond Pesticides - 11/23/2015.
Commonly-used pesticides can impact aquatic species over multiple weeks, even when chemicals are no longer detectable in water nor monitored by regulators, according to new research.
Don’t Let The DARK Act Sneak Through Congress
Environmental Working Group - 11/23/2015.
By Mary Elle Kustin - Some lawmakers are trying to slip the darkest part of the DARK Act onto the must-pass spending bill Congress will consider. Such a move is aimed at Vermont, Alaska, Connecticut, and Maine, which have passed state laws requiring genetically engineered, or “GMO,” food to be labeled. The DARK Act provision would prevent those states from implementing their GMO labeling statutes, starting with Vermont, whose law is scheduled to go into effect July 2016.
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