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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 ...


PenBayPilot.com

This Week in Lincolnville: Could Maine be New England's Bread Basket?
PenBayPilot.com
Many have worked as apprentices on farms, some through MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association) or similar programs. They understand soils, seeds, pests, and climate. They're being smart about the realities of how to farm, unlike their ...


Press Herald

Maine Gardener: Plastics in the garden? It depends
Press Herald
One 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 Dispatches
Press Herald
2, 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?

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PenBayPilot.com

Belfast Garden Club meeting features birds and pollinators
PenBayPilot.com
Turner is a certified Master Gardener Volunteer and gardening consultant, designer and educator. She teaches a course on growing your own organic vegetable garden for MOFGA and is currently teaching “Designing Your Landscape in the Fall” for RSU #28 ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Central Maine business briefs
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The annual Great Maine Apple Day, sponsored by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Fedco and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, takes place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at MOFGA's Common Ground Education ...

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The Bowdoin Orient

Farmers on uncommon ground
The Bowdoin Orient
The 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 ...

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