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Farm Labor Models in Practice:
Mentoring and Managing Staff for Your Farm's Success

March 22
Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

COST (includes lunch and hot beverages)
Free – current MOFGA Apprenticeship Host Farms
$20 – MOFGA members and certified organic growers
$30 – non-members

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
The County leads the Northeast in Christmas tree sales
Bangor Daily News - 12/19/2014.
By Darren Fishell - Here’s a holiday season jewel for Maine’s crown: Aroostook has topped every other county in the Northeast for Christmas tree sales.
Winter farmers markets transform shopping
Keep Me Current - 12/18/2014.
By Ezra Silk - In the past decade, a proliferation of winter farmers markets across the state has created a growing year-round demand for the goods produced by Maine’s small farmers.
Here’s the grassroots political story behind the New York fracking ban
The Washington Post - 12/18/2014.
By Steven Mufson - Long before Wednesday's ban on fracking by the administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, small towns in New York state were fighting for their rights to ban fracking no matter what the state wanted. Last summer, the towns - located in counties with the best shale gas prospects - won an important victory in the state's highest court. On Wednesday, the New York health commissioner said the health risks of drilling outweighed the benefits of tapping the rich shale reserves. As we originally explored this year in early July, here's the story of the small towns that helped lay the political groundwork for that conclusion.
Crows join rank of species that exhibit advanced relational thinking
Environmental News Network - 12/18/2014.
Next to humans, other species in the animal kingdom such as apes and monkeys have exhibited advanced relational thinking. But are there others? The newest species to join this list of highly intelligible animals? Crows.
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