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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
Amazon-Whole Foods combination may lead to organic price war, economist says
Capital Press - 9/25/2017.
By Dan Wheat - An agricultural economist and apple expert says a food price war could be coming with Amazon buying Whole Foods and it could hurt organic produce.
France reaffirms opposition to licence renewal for weedkiller glyphosate
Reuters - 9/25/2017.
France reaffirmed on Monday its opposition to plans by the European Commission to extend its approval for the weedkiller product glyphosate, the prime minister’s office said.
David Buchanan’s fruitful endeavors at Portersfield Cider
Portland Press Herald - 9/24/2017.
By Mary Pols - The orchard where David Buchanan is foraging is filled with beautiful, managed trees, pruned into picture-book shapes, lightly sprayed to keep down pests. Rosy red apples, tons of pinkish-mauve, some tiny yellow crab apples and a few easily recognizable varieties like Empire and Cortland. It is a bumper year for apples in Maine, and these are ready for a plate and a wedge of cheese.
Second annual Seed-to-Table Variety Tasting in Unity draws plant breeders, local growers, chefs
Portland Press Herald - 9/24/2017.
By Amy Calder - Audrey Bemis tasted a small piece of homemade bread topped with a dab of ricotta cheese and Valen-Thyme Jam.
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