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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.
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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Email: mofga@mofga.org
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294 Crosby Brook Road
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Join the Conversation About MOFGA's Future Work

Thank you to all who have joined us so far in talking about MOFGA's Vision, Values and Mission. There's still plenty of work ahead, and more opportunity for all of you to join the conversation. Visit the MOFGA Strategic Planning web page to see how you can get involved!

The Quincannon family, of MOFGA-certified organic Eden Acres Family Farm in East Waterboro. Will Porensky photo.

Know Your Organic Producers!

Meet Bryan and Ali Quincannon and their family, of MOFGA-certified organic Eden Acres Family Farm in East Waterboro. Eden Acres grows over 30 varieties of unique and flavorful heirloom apples that are ready to pick beginning in August and continuing through mid-November. "Using beneficial, living organisms is at the heart of my approach in creating a healthy system for healthy trees to thrive and produce healthy apples," says Bryan. Keep up with Eden Acres on their website and on Facebook. Please support MOFGA certified organic farmers and producers!

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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Milk price proposals miss mark for Maine
Portland Press Herald - 6/24/2013.
By Kevin Miller - Congress weighs a change that ends U.S. subsidies, but farmers here prefer a plan that could cost consumers.
The bee keepers
Boston Globe - 6/23/2013.
By Scott Helman - How a Harvard scientist, a sixth-generation bee whisperer, and a retired entrepreneur joined forces to rescue an embattled insect and save the American food supply.
GM Food off the Menu in U.K. Parliament’s Restaurants
Nation of Change - 6/23/2013.
By Sean Poulter - GM foods are banned from restaurants in the Houses of Parliament despite government claims it is "probably safer" than other meals.
Maine Gardener: News from front lines in bug wars
Maine Sunday Telegram - 6/23/2013.
By Tom Atwell - Maine's bug wars are continuing. While some news is good, a lot is bad.
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September 25-27 - MOFGA’s Common Ground Country Fair

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