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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Spring Growth Conference

Organic Seedling Production

Saturday, March 3, 2018
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Common Ground Education Center, Unity, Maine
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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Pesticide manufacturers' own tests reveal serious harm to honeybees
The Guardian [UK] - 9/22/2016.
By Damian Carrington - Unpublished field trials by pesticide manufacturers show their products cause serious harm to honeybees at high levels, leading to calls from senior scientists for the companies to end the secrecy which cloaks much of their research.
The Earth is soaking up less carbon than we thought – which could make it warm up even faster
The Washington Post - 9/22/2016.
By Chelsea Harvey - It might sound strange, but scientists believe the ground we walk on can be a huge weapon in the fight against climate change. That’s because the earth’s soil is serves as a giant carbon reservoir, containing trillions of tons that would otherwise end up in the atmosphere.
EUSD certified as first organic school district in the U.S.
Del Mar Times - 9/22/2016.
By passing a rigorous organic inspection with the California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), the Encinitas Union School District has made history by becoming the first district in the country to grow for its school lunch program on certified organic farms.
Farmers Use Business to Give Back to Community
WABI-TV - 9/22/2016.
By Zachary Warren - Natasha and Dustin Colbry are graduates of the University of Maine at Farmington. Three years ago, they purchased a 13 acre parcel of land and established Spruce Mill Farm. Since then, they’ve seen their business grow.
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February 21 - Seasonal Cooking Class: Winter

February 25 – Advanced Business Planning with Julia Shanks

March 3 - Spring Growth Conference 2018: Organic Seedling Production

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