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Partridge Foundation grants $1 million to MOFGA for farmer training
Portland Daily Sun
"This Partridge Foundation gift represents a tremendous vote of confidence in MOFGA and an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen our innovative new farmer training programs. We thank the foundation for its generous support," said Ted Quaday, ...

Boothbay Register

Kate Seaver's 'Medicinal Herbs' design wins Common Ground Art Contest
Boothbay Register
Seaver and her husband, John, are MOFGA journeypersons in their second season of market gardening at their MOFGA-certified organic Up-Beet Farm in Porter Village. The couple is working toward producing a sustainable five acres of organic and ...

Kids love whole local kosher-style pickles
Press Herald
They've invoked the traditions of their great-grandparents, as they rally around pickle prophet Sandor Katz, the gregarious keynote speaker at MOFGA's Common Ground Fair last September. I'd brined a bucket of cucumbers only once before, to rave reviews ...

Boom times for garlic in Maine
Press Herald
She brought it home, planted it and was so won over by her first crop that she wrote an article for the MOFGA newsletter posing the question, why aren't more people in Maine growing garlic? For starters, far fewer people were eating it. Until the mid ...

Central Maine business briefs
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Every year MOFGA holds a poster contest and welcomes all Maine residents and MOFGA members to enter. Submissions are currently being accepted for the 2015 contest, with a deadline of Friday, Aug. 8. The poster guidelines and application are available ...

Bangor Daily News

Portland botanist takes another shot at launching natural pesticide formula
Bangor Daily News
Jacomijn Schravesande-Gardei, MOFGA's associate director of crops, said in an email she could not provide information about whether or how many similar products also received that approval. White said he's still awaiting EPA approval for the diluted, ...

Maine organic farmers group aims to set up $3 million training fund
Press Herald
It's the largest single monetary gift MOFGA has ever received. The grant comes with a challenge: The Partridge Foundation will give another $1 million if MOFGA can raise $1 million on its own by the end of 2015. Ted Quaday, MOFGA's executive director ...

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MOFGA receives $1 million gift to help train more new farmers
Bangor Daily News
“Partridge Foundation is proud to seed MOFGA's work in encouraging a new generation of organic farmers,” the statement read. “The matching grant format of our award promotes both our founder Polly Guth's deep interest in healthful food and farming in ...
Financial gift to help Maine farmers flourishWCSH-TV
Organic farmers receive financial boostWMTW Portland
Maine Organic Farmers Group Launches Endowment DriveMaine Public Broadcasting

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