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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Experience the Joy of Learning by Doing at Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA

Saturday, June 23, 2018
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity


Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA is a hands-on, experiential event where people from all walks of life can share and learn new skills. It will include over 40 unique, participatory workshops, along with a plant swap, a potluck picnic lunch, and a stone soup made with your contributions!

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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Herbicides and Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Linked to Decline of Smallmouth Bass
Beyond Pesticides - 12/18/2015.
One of the most likely causes for the population decline of smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna River are endocrine-disrupting compounds and herbicides, concludes a multi-agency, multi-year study of one of the most complex river systems in Pennsylvania.
The fungi thing about soil
Sustainable Food Trust - 12/18/2015.
By Hannah Steenbergen - When we pick up a handful of soil, it is hard to imagine all the activity that is happening at a microscopic scale within it and the powerful impacts this has. The web of life in a healthy soil is a weird and wonderful world of interactions that scientists are only just beginning to understand.
Meat, Paris, and Next Steps
Food Tank - 12/17/2015.
By Roni Neff - We can make a dent by improving production methods, but there is no way around what seems to be the elephant in the room – the need to dramatically reduce the number of cattle raised on the planet.
Did John Deere's Best Invention Spark a Revolution or an Environmental Disaster?
Smithsonian Magazine - 12/17/2015.
By Jackson Landers - In 1837 in an Illinois sawmill, a long, steel saw blade broke. The mill was probably filled with the nutty scent of freshly cut white oak and one imagines that the discarded blade was covered in a layer of fine, pale sawdust. Steel was a scarce commodity in those days and the old blade caught the eye of a young visiting blacksmith named John Deere, who took it home. He forged the blade into a plow and the plow forged a farming revolution.
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