|Unity College boosts food production with new greenhouses|
Kennebec Journal - 9/25/2015. By Rachel Ohm - The donation of 13 acres and greenhouse space, formerly a commercial business called Half Moon Gardens, has taken on a new life as a farm and research center at the college over the last two years.
|Organic Farming Rules Contested in Court|
Courthouse News Service - 9/25/2015. By Nicholas Iovino - Uncle Sam butted heads with organic food groups Thursday, urging a federal judge to dismiss claims that it illegally changed its review process for substances used in organic farming.
|Goat design chosen to represent Common Ground Country Fair|
Bangor Daily News - 9/24/2015. By Kathleen Pierce - A praying mantis on a pumpkin patch. A rooster letting it rip. A team of draft bulls dressed to impress. Each year a new design is chosen to represent the Common Ground Country Fair. And like a concert T-shirt, the original artwork is a coveted keepsake emblazoned on posters, shirts and even onesies. They sell out fast.
|Wilton earthworm farm ‘innovative’ and growing|
Daily Bulldog - 9/24/2015. By Bobbie Hanstein - While a shortage of earthworm castings across the country had people clamoring for the soil enriching product this summer, a local business decided to seize the opportunity and commercially raise their own.