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Seed Swap and Scion Exchange

Sunday, March 25
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

FREE, no registration required

For gardeners and orchardists, it's the most wonderful flea market in the world. Not only that – most of the best stuff is free!

MOFGA, the Maine Tree Crop Alliance, and Fedco will once again host the Seed Swap and Scionwood Exchange at MOFGA’s Common Ground Exhibition Hall in Unity.

Please bring any seeds, scionwood or cuttings you have to share freely with others. In recent years we have given away scionwood from well over 200 fruit varieties. These contributions make the day a success. If you don't have seeds or scionwood to share, don't fret and join us anyways – maybe bring some baked goods or fertile hatching eggs instead!

We’ll supply labels, tape and markers, and we’ll be selling T-shirts, books, grafting supplies and rootstock.

Admission is free. Information and schedule of activities

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
McDonald’s isn’t lovin’ new GMO potato
CBS - 11/15/2014.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co.'s new genetically modified potato. But one of the company's oldest business partners - McDonald's - hasn't.
Hawaii County sued by two developers for GMO law
Maine News Online - 11/14/2014.
By Betty Laseter - Monsanto Co. and a Dow Chemical Co. unit have filed a lawsuit in federal court in Honolulu, against the Maui County to stop a new law that is banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms.
Federal judge blocks Maui GMO moratorium
KHON2 - 11/14/2014.
By Audrey McAvoy - U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Kurren has blocked the county from implementing the new law. Both sides agreed to delay the date.
Taming the Wild Tuna
The Wall Street Journal - 11/14/2014.
Kushimoto, Japan - Tokihiko Okada was on his boat one recent morning when his cellphone rang with an urgent order from a Tokyo department store. Its gourmet food section was running low on sashimi. Could he rustle up an extra tuna right away? Mr. Okada, a researcher at Osaka’s Kinki University, was only too happy to oblige.
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