The Partridge Challenge
In January the Partridge Foundation awarded $1.0 million to establish an endowment to support MOFGA’s New Farmer Programs. It also pledged an additional $1.0 million if MOFGA can raise a similar amount before 2016. Read more.
Please join MOFGA in meeting this exciting challenge!
Buy Certified-Organic Plants and Flowers – Urge Retailers to Get Neonicotinoid Pesticides Out of Their Plants
MOFGA's Public Policy Initiatives
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Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine
PO Box 170
Unity, ME 04988
294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity, Maine
Know Your Organic Producers!
Meet Ivelisse Rivera, farm manager at MOFGA certified organic Darthia Farm in Gouldsboro. Darthia Farm is owned by Cynthia and Bill Thayer, who, with their family, hired help and MOFGA apprentices, raise produce, herbs and livestock and sell their produce, fiber products, and jams, jellies and other goods from their commercial kitchen at their farm store, at farmers' markets, through their CSA and through their catalog.
Please support MOFGA certified organic farmers and producers!
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June 3 - Farm Training Project Workshop – So You Wanna Work with Steel?
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Bahner Farm, Belmont, and Six River Farm, Bowdoinham. Details.
June 8 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Ecological Pest Control
Tuesday, 5 p.m., Hatchet Cove Farm, Warren. Details.
June 9 - "Nourish Dinner" to Benefit MOFGA
6 p.m., Vinland Restaurant, 593 Congress Street, Portland, Maine. $45. Buy tickets.
June 10 - Pasture and Forage Management Workshop
Wednesday, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Kennebec Cheesery, 795 Pond Road, Sidney. Farm tour, discussion, Q&A. Presented by UMaine Cooperative Extension, USDA-NRCS and MOFGA. Information and registration.
June 13 - Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA
More than 50 hands-on workshops to help you learn practical skills for resiliency. Free! Information.
June 16 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Ecological Weed Management
Tuesday, 5 p.m., Ripley Farm, Dover-Foxcroft. Details.
June 17 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Ecological Weed Management
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Frith Farm, Scarborough. Details.
June 17 - Pasture and Forage Management workshop
Wednesday, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Oaklands Farm, 114 Oaklands Farm Road, Gardiner. Farm tour, discussion, Q&A. Presented by UMaine Cooperative Extension, USDA-NRCS and MOFGA. Information and registration.
June 23 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Tractor Safety
5 p.m., MOFGA Common Ground Education Center, Unity. Details.
June 23 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Creative and Collaborative Marketing
Tuesday, 5 p.m., The Pickup Cafe & CSA, Skowhegan. Details.
June 24 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Creative and Collaborative Marketing
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Morning Dew Farm, Newcastle. Details.
June 27 - Organic Orcharding Workshop: Summer Orchard Care
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity. $50 non-members; $35 members. Details.
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