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PenBayPilot.com

This Week in Lincolnville: Could Maine be New England's Bread Basket?
PenBayPilot.com
Many have worked as apprentices on farms, some through MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association) or similar programs. They understand soils, seeds, pests, and climate. They're being smart about the realities of how to farm, unlike their ...


Press Herald

Maine Gardener: Plastics in the garden? It depends
Press Herald
One difference between conventional and organic gardens is that, according to the national rules that MOFGA uses to certify organic farms in Maine, these farms are required to remove plastic from the soil at the end of each growing season.


Food Dispatches
Press Herald
2, Fertig and several others will give a presentation at MOFGA's Annual Farmer to Farmer Conference in Lincolnville on “Cooperative Farms and Food Systems.” For more information, go to www.cooperativefermentation.org. What are you waiting for?

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PenBayPilot.com

Belfast Garden Club meeting features birds and pollinators
PenBayPilot.com
Turner is a certified Master Gardener Volunteer and gardening consultant, designer and educator. She teaches a course on growing your own organic vegetable garden for MOFGA and is currently teaching “Designing Your Landscape in the Fall” for RSU #28 ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Central Maine business briefs
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The annual Great Maine Apple Day, sponsored by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Fedco and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, takes place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at MOFGA's Common Ground Education ...

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The Bowdoin Orient

Farmers on uncommon ground
The Bowdoin Orient
The Common Ground Country Fair is described by the Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener Association (MOFGA) as “a rite of passage from our busy summer season into the quieter winter months we know lie ahead. It is a time to rekindle friendships, to learn ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Volunteers uphold Unity Barn Raisers annual work tradition
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Volunteer Nancy Rosalie, 62, the wife of board member John McIntire, said Unity College and Mount View High School students fulfill their community service requirements by helping at the annual Day of Service. Rosalie helps organize the annual MOFGA ...

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2-hour, 3-mile traffic jam at Common Ground Fair
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
News stories said MOFGA expected 60,000 people. That translates to a minimum of 15,000 cars, probably closer to 30,000. Who approved the mass gathering permit without a plan for handling that many vehicles? Town officials messed up. They ignored the ...


  

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