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MOFGA
PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
Fax: 207-568-4141
Email: mofga@mofga.org
Physical Address:
294 Crosby Brook Road
Unity, Maine

MOFGA is an Equal Opportunity organization, provider, and employer.


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Organic Orcharding Workshop:
Pruning Fruit Trees

Sat., March 10
Three locations:
• College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor
• Morning Glory Farm, Bethel
• MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fee: $50; $35 for MOFGA members
Please bring your own bag lunch

Designed for beginner to intermediate orchardists managing backyard plantings to larger orchards. Learn to prune fruit trees to encourage vigorous growth, heavy fruit set, and quality fruit yield. Scionwood collection and storage will also be covered. Confirmation and directions will be sent a week prior to the start of the workshop. Please keep in mind that pre-registration and payment are required and this course fills up quickly!

 

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
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.
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