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2018 Beginning Poultry

March 29
6 p.m., MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
$10 for MOFGA members, $15 for the general public

Thinking of adding some layer hens, broilers, ducks, or geese to your backyard this year? Join MOFGA's own Diane Schivera to learn all you need to know about starting your own flock. We'll cover housing, feed, and more.


Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Cotton trade: where does your T-shirt grow?
The Guardian [UK] - 8/8/2014.
By Susanna Rustin - A year on from the Bangladesh garment factory disaster, initiatives to protect workers have dwindled. Most cotton growers are exposed to deadly pesticides – but Susanna Rustin visits a ground-breaking project in Benin.
3 MOO Milk Farms Sign On with Stonyfield
Maine Public Broadcasting - 8/8/2014.
AP - Three more former MOO Milk organic dairy farms have signed into contracts, this time with Stonyfield farms.
The GMO Fight Ripples Down the Food Chain
The Wall Street Journal - 8/7/2014.
By Annie Gasparro - Two years ago, Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc. initiated a plan to eliminate genetically modified ingredients from its ice cream, an effort to address a nascent consumer backlash and to fulfill its own environmental goals.
The Toxic Algae Are Not Done With Toledo. Not By a Long Stretch.
Mother Jones - 8/6/2014.
By Tom Philpott - Last weekend, Toledo's 400,000 residents were sent scrambling for bottled water because the stuff from the tap had gone toxic—so toxic that city officials warned people against bathing their children or washing their dishes in it. The likely cause: a toxic blue-green algae bloom that floated over the city's municipal water intake in Lake Erie.
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