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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
Schedule of presentations

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Community kitchens learn from Belfast’s Coastal Farms and Foods collapse
Bangor Daily News - 10/12/2015.
By Abigail Curtis - Belfast: A couple of weeks ago, when Yvonne Chick of Orland had her two hogs slaughtered, she wasn’t looking forward to the big, messy task of processing the meat in her own kitchen. Fortunately, she had another option available to her – the community kitchen at Halcyon Grange No. 345, which was open to the public in May after a major renovation effort. The kitchen, licensed and built to commercial standards, is intended to be an incubator for small, value-added businesses and a community resource for other types of cooking projects, such as Chick’s hog processing ordeal.
Reclaiming our Place in the Planet's Ecology
Resilience - 10/12/2015.
By Vanessa Spedding, Vivid - It is a standing joke in my home that when dinner appears, whether it’s a curry or a quiche, someone has to ask “whose is it?”
Contaminated Soil Lingers Where Apples Once Grew
Oregon Public Broadcasting - 10/12/2015.
By Tony Schick and Courtney Flatt - Yakima, Wash.: At homes and day care centers throughout Central Washington, children play in yards contaminated with lead and arsenic. The state’s Department of Ecology knows about this, and has for decades.
Family Farming: Bucolic Myth vs. Economic Reality
The Cornucopia Institute - 10/12/2015.
By Linley Dixon, Ph.D. - Our diverse, small-acre vegetable farm was in its fourth year of production. Despite what appeared to be a successful venture – a thriving farmer’s market stand, 100 loyal CSA members, and established wholesale accounts – my husband and I could not make ends meet financially.
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February 25 – Advanced Business Planning with Julia Shanks

March 3 - Spring Growth Conference 2018: Organic Seedling Production

March 8 – Farm Labor Models in Practice: Mentoring and Managing Staff for Your Farm's Success

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