The Partridge Challenge
In January the Partridge Foundation awarded $1.0 million to establish an endowment to support MOFGA’s New Farmer Programs. It also pledged an additional $1.0 million if MOFGA can raise a similar amount before 2016. Read more.
Please join MOFGA in meeting this exciting challenge!
Buy Certified-Organic Plants and Flowers – Urge Retailers to Get Neonicotinoid Pesticides Out of Their Plants
MOFGA's Public Policy Initiatives
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Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine
PO Box 170
Unity, ME 04988
294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity, ME
By Sara Novak – The FDA has until recently been unforgivably slow to act on limiting and banning the use of antibiotics in livestock but a new order could change all that. The FDA just enacted a new rule saying that farmers and ranchers will need a prescription from a veterinarian before using antibiotics on farm animals.
April 29 - Grow Your Own Organic Garden Class, Freeport
6 to 9 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive (Community Meeting Room); 207-865-3307; www.freeportlibrary.com/ Class details.
May 1 - Low Impact Forestry 101 Field Day
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cherryfield. Sponsored by MOFGA's Low Impact Forestry program and the Maine Forest Service. Free registration with recommended donation of $10 per person. Contact Anna Mueller, MOFGA Events Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org; 568-4142. Details. Registration on the MOFGA Store.
June 13 - Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA
More than 50 hands-on workshops to help you learn practical skills for resiliency. Free! Information.
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