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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

CSA fair reveals diversification of central Maine farms
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The availability of CSA programs in Maine has dramatically increased from when MOFGA began holding these fairs almost a decade ago. The number of farms offering CSA programs in Maine jumped more than 150 percent between 2007 and 2012, from 159 ...

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Bangor Daily News

Brewer nonprofit to hold CSA fair Sunday
Bangor Daily News
“The bottom line is that people make commitments to farms and in return farmers make commitments to produce … the most flavorful, highest quality food possible,” the MOFGA website states. This year's fair will feature 12 local farmers and one ...

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Freepress Online

MOFGA Conference to Focus on Resilience in Face of Climate Change
Freepress Online
MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association) will hold "Farming in the Face of Climate Change" at MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center in Unity on Saturday, March 7 (snow date March 8), from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On-site registration will ...


Organic Farmer Tom Roberts honored by Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets recently awarded Pittsfield farmer Tom Roberts of Snakeroot Organic Farm its Founders' Award, according to a MOFGA news release. The award honors Roberts' decades of dedication, service and mentorship to ...

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Bangor Daily News

Bill to legalize hemp farming in Maine gaining support
Bangor Daily News
AUGUSTA, Maine — Farmers, organic growers, agricultural researchers and community members have thrown their support behind a bill moving through the Legislature to legalize hemp cultivation in Maine for industrial uses. “Maine has an opportunity to ...

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Republican Journal

Meet your local farmers, fishermen at Co-op-sponsored fair
Republican Journal
Belfast — Sample local, seasonal produce and sustainably harvested seafood for free at the Belfast Co-op's annual Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and Community Supported Fisheries (CSF) Fair Sunday, March 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the ground floor ...

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Press Herald

Six sustainable and local gift ideas for eco-minded newlyweds
Press Herald
For a comprehensive directory of Maine CSAs, listed by county and searchable by town, visit the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, www.mofga.net. – M.P.. WEDDING TOASTS, YEAR-ROUND. 587406_451547-wine Oyster River ...

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Mainebiz Daily

MOFGA day, $450K in grants to highlight Maine Agricultural Trades Show
Mainebiz Daily
MOFGA day, $450K in grants to highlight Maine Agricultural Trades Show. File PHOTO / Amber Waterman. Gloria and Gregg Varney co-own Nezinscot Farms; in Turner, the first organic dairy in the state of Maine. by Lori Valigra. Some $450,000 in ...

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