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MOFGA and Portland Museum of Art Host Showing of “Hanna Ranch”
Thursday, November 13
6:30 to 8 p.m.
Portland Museum of Art
7 Congress Square, Portland


The Portland Museum of Art and MOFGA are collaborating again this fall to bring you the film "Hanna Ranch." This feature documentary is about visionary cattleman Kirk Hanna and his personal struggle to protect a once-prominent way of life in Colorado. Born into life on the family ranch, Hanna became a leader in the environmental ranching movement that set out to protect the West from the relentless encroachment of development and misuse. The film will be followed by a Q & A with Karl Kister, one of the executive producers of the film, and a lively panel discussion.
Film details. MOFGA and PMA members are FREE, regular admission is $8. Members can pre-register on-line and use the discount code "MOFGA" at check-out.


Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Photos: Local farmers get together with their animals for selfies
Portland Press Herald - 10/14/2014.
You may see some resemblances between the humans and their furred and feathered friends.
The Risks of Cheap Water
The New York Times - 10/14/2014.
By Eduardo Porter - This summer, California’s water authority declared that wasting water – hosing a sidewalk, for example – was a crime. Next door, in Nevada, Las Vegas has paid out $200 million over the last decade for homes and businesses to pull out their lawns.
Local organic foods, from farm to door
Keep Me Current - 10/14/2014.
By Kayla J. Collins - Jillian Hilton, 33, owner of Casco Bay Organics in Portland, delivers fresh fruits and vegetables right to the doors of Mainers in the Greater Portland area every week.
NASA: September 2014 Warmest on Record
Common Dreams - 10/14/2014.
By Andrea Germanos - September 2014 was the warmest September since records began in 1880, new data from NASA shows. May and August were also record-breaking warm months, according to NASA. Further, the last six months were the warmest such time period on record.
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November 15 - Farm Cooperative Design Day

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