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Committee considers compost question
Mainely Media
The food waste collected by Garbage to Garden is brought to Benson Farm in Gorham, “where it is professionally composted and certified organic by MOFGA, (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association)” according to the website. The privately held ...


Datebook
Press Herald
Held at MOFGA Fairgrounds, Crosby Brook Road, Unity. Fees are $20 to $30 on a sliding scale with barter or work-trades accepted, with lunch included. Register at cooperativefermentation.org/cooperative-farm-design-day. Coming up. Planning Day, 8:20 ...

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Press Herald

Sisters grow family-owned company that distributes Maine-grown food
Press Herald
If they sense a need in the marketplace for something they think someone in Maine can grow, make and package, like say, organic popcorn, they approach farmers, or ask MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Growers Association) for help finding potential ...


The Sharing Economy Has Gone Big. Like, Ridge Tiller Big.
Modern Farmer
The Shared-Use Farm Equipment (SUFE) Pool is a partnership between the Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) that lends out larger farming pieces in an effort to diffuse the costs of effective but ...

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Bangor Daily News

Stalking the wild apples: find an “heirloom” in your backyard
Bangor Daily News
More gods love apples than you can imagine, because I then discovered that the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) would soon hold the Great Maine Apple Day at their headquarters in Unity. The University of Maine/Orono (UMO) ...


Maine Public Broadcasting

Your Vote 2014 Profile: Democrat Chellie Pingree
Maine Public Broadcasting
As a non-profit, MOFGA does not endorse political candidates, but Spalding says Pingree's efforts have won her many fans among Maine's farming community - particularly the smaller scale, organic farmers. In addition to giving farmers access to more ...

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MOFGA's Low-Impact Forestry Committee workshop planned Nov. 20-23
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Participants are invited to stay on the campus of MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center for the duration of the workshop. The MOFGA kitchen will provide local and organic meals throughout the weekend. For more information, or to register, contact ...


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, ...


  

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