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MOFGA
PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
Fax: 207-568-4141
Email: mofga@mofga.org
Physical Address:
294 Crosby Brook Road
Unity, Maine

MOFGA is an Equal Opportunity organization, provider, and employer.


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Sunday, October 15, 2017
12 noon to 4:00 p.m. Rain or Shine

Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

held at the
Common Ground Education Center
294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity, Maine

$4 for non-members, $2 for members
Kids get in free!

Celebrate the history, flavor and tradition of Maine apples, while honoring the importance of a diversified, perennial agriculture.

WORKSHOPS: Hands-on kitchen workshops and speakers on a variety of apple topics

DELICIOUS TREATS: Apple cheddar pizza, apple hand pies, soups, cornbread, scones, ice cream, honey, homemade chocolate, maple syrup and chaga tea. We will even have gluten-free apple cake!

GOODS TO BUY: Maine-made wooden cheeseboards, beeswax candles, cookbooks, books for children and gardening books, pie contest and much more!

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Pomologist to Speak on Apples of South Thomaston at Historical Society October 12
The Free Press - 10/5/2017.
Wessaweskeag Historical Society will present “The Apples of South Thomaston: Tracking Down and Preserving Our Orchard Heritage,” a talk by John Bunker at its meeting on Thursday, October 12, in the society’s meeting room, just behind South Thomaston Library at the corner of Route 73 and Dublin Road. A potluck supper will take place at 6 p.m. and the program will start at 7:00.
The Salmon Dilemma: Wild-Caught or Farm-Raised?
The Free Press - 10/5/2017.
By Christine Parrish - “Can you tell me the difference between the wild-caught and the farm-raised?” I asked, pointing to the pale pink salmon fillets in the fish case.
The New Frontier of Dessert Is Local Flour
Bon Appetit - 10/5/2017.
By Aliza Abarbanel - One bite of Four and Twenty Blackbirds’ plum buckwheat streusel pie shook my pie opinions to their core. Before that bite, I never really cared about plum pie, but this was no ordinary plum pie: the grassy, earthy buckwheat perfectly cut through the caramelized ooze of plum juice. It felt like a pie I could eat for breakfast—which is exactly what I did.
Honey tests reveal global contamination by bee-harming pesticides
The Guardian [UK] - 10/5/2017.
By Damian Carrington - Honey from across the world is contaminated with potent pesticides known to harm bees, new research shows, clearly revealing the global exposure of vital pollinators for the first time.
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Upcoming MOFGA Events

October 14 - A Day in the Woods

October 15 - Great Maine Apple Day

October 15 - Rally in the Valley and Tractor Parade to help save the soil and preserve organic standards

November 4-6 - MOFGA Farmer to Farmer Conference

November 7-10 - Organic Land Care Accreditation Course

November 16-19 - MOFGA Low Impact Forestry Workshops

November 17-18 - MOFGA Chainsaw & Forestry Safety Courses


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