Maine Gardener: Plastics in the garden? It dependsPress HeraldOne 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 DispatchesPress Herald2, 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?and more »
The Bowdoin Orient
Farmers on uncommon groundThe Bowdoin OrientThe 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 ...and more »
2-hour, 3-mile traffic jam at Common Ground FairKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelNews 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 ...