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Lewiston Sun Journal

Earth Day: Be an Earth Angel
Lewiston Sun Journal
Ted Quaday is executive director of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), a position he has held since October 2013. He has dedicated the past 17 years to working for family farms and sustainable agriculture. A former program ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Central Maine business briefs
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
This year Unity-based MOFGA is holding a crowdsourcing “Fundrazr” to support the program, which helps struggling Maine families eat local, healthy and organic food, generates new customers for farmers, and keeps federal Supplemental Nutrition ...

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ACRONYMS & ACRIMONY: Earth Day 2015 finds GMO debate at crisis point
Bangor Daily News
Many critics, including the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, or MOFGA, opposed the “trigger” requirement. The Associated Press reported, “This year, a group of state legislators submitted a new bill that would remove the trigger and ...

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PenBayPilot.com

5/4 deadline to order Organic Perennials from Rebel Hill Farm
PenBayPilot.com
The Belfast Co-op is sponsoring its 5th annual Perennial Plant Sale with Rebel Hill Farm; all proceeds go to this MOFGA-certified organic farm. These organic perennials are field grown, well rooted, and necessarily hardy. The medicinal and culinary ...

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PenBayPilot.com

Tues 6-8pm - Organic Orcharding Workshop in Belfast
PenBayPilot.com
On Tuesday, April 14 from 6-8pm in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library, the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) is offering a free “Organic Orcharding” workshop with MOFGA's organic orchardist C.J. Walke. C.J. will provide ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine farmers say new rule process could chill consumer confidence in 'organic'
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
“The issue that is being raised in that lawsuit is the concern over the process that was used to create the rules,” said MOFGA Executive Director Ted Quaday Thursday. “Local organic farmers in particular were sort of cut out of that process. They didn ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine organic growers sue over new 'organic' meaning
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
MOFGA is among 15 organizations that have filed suit over USDA rule changes concerning the use of non-organic or synthetic substances used to produce food. Enjoying the wares, from left, are Barb Wood, Amy Howard and Myra Wilkinsen. Staff photo by ...
Free “Grow Your Own Organic Garden” workshop in BelfastPenBayPilot.com
Unity-based organic farmers group joins suit against FDAPress Herald
Maine Organic Farmers Group Joins Lawsuit Against USDAMaine Public Broadcasting

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Republican Journal

Bowls, soup, friends and music
Republican Journal
Each year, MOFGA's El Salvador Sistering Committee serves this supper, thanks to the generosity of the cosponsoring church, to raise funds for the committee's work. Those funds have helped bring Salvadorans to Maine to tour farms, meet with community ...

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