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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Organic Farming:
Principles and Practice


Tuesday, May 24 and
Wednesday, May 25
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

Free for MOFGA apprentices (registration required); MOFGA members $75; all other registrants $100 per day or $150 for both days

This is a two-day immersion course (free for MOFGA apprentices) open to any participants interested in learning the fundamental principles and practices of organic farming.

Join specialists from MOFGA's Agricultural Services Department and a panel of organic farmers for a two-day introductory course in organic farming. Register for either or both days. Lunch will be provided.

More information

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Capital Area Technical Center in Augusta hosts first Maine Farm to School Cook-Off
Kennebec Journal - 4/14/2016.
By Jason Pafundi - The competition is part of the state's child nutrition projects to promote healthy meals in schools.
Monsanto GM Cotton Banned by Top African Producer of Crop
Bloomberg - 4/14/2016.
By Simon Gongo - Burkina Faso is phasing out the production of genetically modified cotton introduced by Monsanto Co., the world’s largest seed company, because growers are unhappy with the short length of its fiber.
Organic Valley Shows What Real Women Actually Have Time for in the Morning
Adweek - 4/14/2016.
By Katie Richards - You've probably seen them before, those ads where a professional woman springs out of bed before the sun even rises, already looking impeccable and ready to do an hour of hot yoga in her underwear or make an elegant meal for her family all before leaving for work. There might be women like that out there, but a new campaign from Organic Valley says most women don't do that, and it has the statistics to back that claim up.
These 4-minute films depict the power of organic, fair trade, sustainable food
New Hope Network - 4/13/2016.
By Deanna Pogorelc - Take a look at what it’s like to be a banana grower in Ecuador who benefits from fair trade, or a tea farmer in Japan. See how climate change is threatening sugar maple trees.
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April 30 - Empty Bowl Supper in Belfast to benefit MOFGA-El Salvador Sistering Committee

May 6 - MOFGA's Common Ground Call-In Radio Show

May 12 - Slow Money Maine Gathering in Gardiner

May 21-22 - Chainsaw Safety Level 1 for Women at Hidden Valley Nature Center

May 24-25 - Organic Farming: Principles and Practices


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