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Maine-Based “4Pure” Launches Lemonade Line
BevNET.com
Each drink contains only purified water and three certified-organic ingredients that include only lemon juice, maple syrup, and either lemon zest, raspberry puree, or blueberry puree. The company has secured placement of its products throughout New ...


Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)

Poster 'children' (and chickens)
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association is accepting design submissions for the 2018 poster from Maine residents and MOFGA members (regardless of residence) through Aug. 4. The winning artist receives $2,500, a press release and ...

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Unity College wins gold for zero-waste dining management
Republican Journal
In August 2016, college dining services teamed up with its sustainability office and local business Exeter Agri-Energy, a family-owned company that uses an anaerobic process to convert organic waste into energy that helps power a multi-generational ...


MOFGA poster contest
Town Line
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) invites Maine residents and MOFGA members (regardless of residence) to submit a design for the 2018 Common Ground Country Fair Poster Design Contest. The Common Ground Country ...


Bangor Daily News

Organic Flower Gardens & Pottery Studio Are Third in Open Garden Days 2017
Bangor Daily News
An organic flower farm with a pottery studio is next in Belfast Garden Club's Open Garden Days 2017. You're invited to travel on winding country roads to ... On one side of the road, a wooden sign announces the name of the MOFGA-certified farm. Cutting ...


Freepress Online

Open Garden Days Visits Organic Flower Farm in Thorndike
Freepress Online
On one side of the road, the cutting beds on the MOFGA-certified farm are crammed with delphiniums, calla lilies, peonies and many other species, some of which will be in full bloom on tour day. Perennials and herbs are offered on a roadside plant ...


Civil Eats

Rep. Chellie Pingree: We Must Act to Protect Integrity of the Certified Organic Label
Civil Eats
Meeting organic certification standards costs farmers time and money. For instance, Abby Sadauckus and Jake Galle raise a variety of certified organic livestock at Apple Creek Farm in Bowdoinham, Maine. Among their expenses for meeting USDA standards ...

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Arundel farm soon to roll out its vegan, organic, local-food meal kits
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Flora Brown, who with her husband, Noah Wentworth, has farmed the all-vegetarian and organic-certified Frinklepod Farm for six years, is weeks away from selling the plant-based meal kits from the farm store and, later, offering them for delivery. “The ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

MOFGA hosts its annual Farm and Homestead Day in Unity
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
LeBlanc, one of 60 volunteer workshop leaders who gathered Saturday for the Maine Organic Farmer and Gardener's Association annual Farm and Homestead Day, quickly pointed them out to the handful of would-be gardeners attending her “plant a ...


$600000 USDA conservation grant awarded to MOFGA
Bangor Daily News
BANGOR, Maine (June 13, 2017) – The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that it will award a $600,000 Conservation Innovation Grant to the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA). This award will ...


MOFGA's Farm & Homestead Day planned for June 17
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
UNITY — Farm & Homestead Day will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 17, at Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Common Ground Education Center, 294 Crosby Brook Road. The event, held rain or shine, will begin with tea and crumpets, ...


Press Herald

10 tips for keeping costs down at the farmers market
Press Herald
“Farmer's market pricing is complicated by the fact that every farmer assesses what they are going to charge for their produce differently,” says Heather Ormand, organic marketing and business coordinator for Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners ...


Republican Journal

Seaweed industry threatened by ruling against harvesters
Republican Journal
But when he began liquid extraction two years later, selling the seaweed powder in 55-gallon drums, there was immediate demand: Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association bought all the drums he had and ordered more. Organic seaweed nutritional ...


Republican Journal

Seaweed industry threatened by ruling against harvesters
Republican Journal
But when he began liquid extraction two years later, selling the seaweed powder in 55-gallon drums, there was immediate demand: Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association bought all the drums he had and ordered more. Organic seaweed nutritional ...


Pingree announces $600000 federal grant for MOFGA, Maine Harvest credit programs
PenBayPilot.com
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) welcomed a $600,000 USDA Natural Resources Conservation Grant to the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) and the Maine Harvest Credit Project. The grant will provide loans and ...


Bangor Daily News

MOFGA Farm and Homestead Day focuses on teaching traditional skills
Bangor Daily News
Using a spinning wheel to spin your own yarn or a scythe to clear grass and weeds might seem like skills lost to history, but the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association is bringing them to the forefront with an annual event offering workshops ...


  

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