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Peterborough's Rosaly Bass named organic gardener of the year
Conference registration is $68 for NOFA/MOFGA members and $85 for nonmembers, and includes a local, organic breakfast and lunch. The children's program costs $35. The conference is planned for the Rundlett Middle School in Concord from 7:30 a.m. to ...

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Useful bites for growers plucked from the agriculture show
Press Herald
Natalie Lounsbury, who recently received a master's in soil science from the University of Maryland and farms with her mother at River Rise Farm in Turner, told a packed session sponsored by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) ...

Press Herald

Meet: Chelsea Wagner, bringing farmers to (super)market
Press Herald
After college, she went right to a farm as an apprentice through the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA). She spent a growing season at Willow Pond Farm in Sabattus, a vegetable farm and orchard that has the distinction of having ...

Republican Journal

Community permaculture project under way at Head of Tide Preserve
Republican Journal
One member of the design group, Loren Brown of Waldoboro, studied permaculture at MOFGA and in Virginia. "Permaculture is a real passion of mine and having this group to collaborate with is wonderful," he said. "It's a beautiful site." Work parties ...

Press Herald

Meet: Lynne Rowe, owner of Tortilleria Pachanga in Portland
Press Herald
Now, as her Tortilleria Pachanga approaches the one-year anniversary of its first delivery of tortillas made with MOFGA-certified Maine-grown corn (heritage and otherwise), we called Rowe. Our many conversation topics (she talks fast) included how a ...

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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MOFGA receives $1 million gift to help train more new farmers
Bangor Daily News
Officials from the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association said that they were thrilled with the gift from the New York City-based Partridge Foundation, which also pledged an additional $1 million to MOFGA if the Maine group can raise a ...
Financial gift to help Maine farmers flourishWCSH-TV
Organic farmers receive financial boostWMTW Portland

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Washington Post

MOFGA hails Maine's adoption of GMO labeling law
Portland Daily Sun
The news came soon after MOFGA delivered to the governor hundreds of postcards encouraging the prompt signing of the bill requiring labeling of foods produced from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which passed both chambers of the Legislature ...
Science Denial at NYU and in the Maine StatehouseConsumer Freedom

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