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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
8 Things I Am Looking Forward to at This Year’s Common Ground Fair
Maine Today - 9/9/2014.
By Sharon Kitchens - The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association Common Ground Country Fair is just about here. The 2014 fair will run from September 19 to 21 in Unity, Maine.
GMO experiments receive questionable oversight
San Francisco Chronicle - 9/8/2014.
By Bill Lambrecht - At a secret location among the vineyards of California's Central Coast, a plot of genetically engineered corn is producing proteins for industrial and pharmaceutical uses, including an experimental vaccine for hepatitis B.
At Palermo farm, rare guinea hogs from Unity College help till soil
Kennebec Journal - 9/7/2014.
By Rachel Ohm - In an unusual effort to reclaim an abandoned raspberry patch and other farmland, Daniel MacPhee and his wife, Corinne Wesh, recently purchased four American guinea hog piglets, a breed of heritage pigs known for their foraging ability.
EU under pressure to allow GM food imports from US and Canada
The Guardian [UK] - 9/5/2014.
By Fiona Harvey - Britain and other European Union member states are under increasing pressure from North American business groups to open their borders to imports of genetically modified food as part of negotiations for a new Transatlantic trade deal, environmental campaigners have warned.
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Upcoming MOFGA Events

September 27 - Beyond Hunger: Communities of Change

October 3 - MOFGA’s Common Ground radio show

October 5 - Herb Blending Day

October 11 to 13 - MOFGA's Nose To Tail Pork Processing Workshop

October 14 - Mainstreaming Local Food To Institutions

October 25 - Great Maine Apple Day

November 1-3 - MOFGA’s Farmer to Farmer Conference

November 15 - Farm Cooperative Design Day

November 20 - Introduction to Low-Impact Forestry

November 21 - Negotiation and Conflict Management Skills Workshop

November 21-22 - Chainsaw Safety Course

November 21-23 - Low Impact Forestry Workshops


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