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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!

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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Even Poor Countries End Up Wasting Tons Of Food
Maine Public Broadcasting - 9/28/2015.
By Roff Smith - The fact that a huge amount of food is wasted each year will be no surprise to anybody in the West. What might come as a surprise is that a large percentage of global food waste occurs in developing countries – primarily because of poor infrastructure and dysfunctional distribution networks.
At Common Ground, volunteers hope on-site recycling resonates
Kennebec Journal - 9/27/2015.
At the recycling and compost tent, volunteers hope that on-site efforts to sort through waste will help educate fairgoers about MOFGA's mission.
Cultivating blueberries: A better blueprint
The Ellsworth American - 9/25/2015.
By Jody Spear - According to a recent report from MaineSalmonRivers.org, transitioning to organic production of blueberries makes sense for economic as well as ecological reasons. The report, titled "Inheritance of Blue," points out that only 1 percent of Maine's total blueberry acreage is now managed organically. Because 80 percent of commercial growers operate on less than 50 acres – a scale most appropriate for local, organic farms – there is a prime opportunity for niche marketing to be seized.
Researchers receive $1 million to boost organic grain production in Maine
University of Maine - 9/25/2015.
By Amanda Clark - Researchers at the University of Maine have received a $1 million federal grant from the U.S Department of Agriculture to continue their efforts in boosting organic grain production in northern New England.
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