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Common Ground
Country Fair

September 23, 24 & 25, 2016

Gates open at 9:00 am each day.

Vendors open until 6:00 on Friday and Saturday, 5:00 on Sunday.

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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Millions at risk as deadly fungal infections acquire drug resistance
The Guardian [UK] - 8/27/2016.
By Robin McKie - Researchers believe widespread use of fungicides on crops is reducing effectiveness of frontline medicines
Federal farm assistance programs changing to meet needs of new growers
Bangor Daily News - 8/26/2016.
By Julia Bayly - For years, federal agriculture funding programs took a one-size-fits-all approach, but thanks to United States Department of Agriculture policy changes over the last couple of years, agencies are better able to help a wider range of farmers and farming operations – including those in Maine.
CLF to expand legal program for farms, food businesses
Conservation Law Foundation - 8/25/2016.
By Hae Young Yoo - Conservation Law Foundation is launching the first national program in its 50-year history, a multistate expansion of Legal Food Hub, an initiative that provides local farmers and food entrepreneurs with pro bono legal services.
'We've got nothing': Local farmers sweat out drought
Keep Me Current - 8/24/2016.
By Larry Grard - Many farmers will not get a second crop of hay this season, according to local reports. Farm ponds have dried up. Some crops never reached maturity, and thirsty animals drink water that is desperately needed for plants.
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