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MOFGA
PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
Fax: 207-568-4141
Email: mofga@mofga.org
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294 Crosby Brook Road
Unity, Maine

MOFGA is an Equal Opportunity organization, provider, and employer.


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Julia Shanks
Julia Shanks
The Farmer's Office by Julia Shanks

Advanced Business Planning with Julia Shanks
February 25, 2018
Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
30 Federal Street, Brunswick, Maine
$100 per person; $135 for two people coming from the same farm.

This full-day workshop is designed to help established and beginning farmers understand the financials of their business and learn how to make informed decisions to increase profits. It is best suited for those with at least one year of farming or similar experience. The goals of the workshop are to plan for profit, examine YOUR farm enterprises, better understand financial statements and learn about recordkeeping.

Instructor Julia Shanks is the author of "The Farmer's Office: Tools, Tips and Templates to Successfully Manage a Growing Farm Business." She works with farmers throughout New England to develop bookkeeping systems and manage their businesses for profitability and growth.

Interested in a partial or full scholarship? Please fill out a scholarship application form.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Waldo County’s Hills-to-Sea Trail will link central Maine, midcoast
Portland Press Herald - 4/18/2017.
By Madeline St. Armour - On National Trails Day, the first Saturday of June, the Waldo County Trails Coalition will hold the grand opening of a 47-mile trail connecting central Maine to the midcoast.
Maine hospitals are bringing farm-to-table to patients
Bangor Daily News - 4/17/2017.
By Abigail Curtis - On a recent rainy afternoon, a jauntily-painted van from [MOFGA-certified organic] North Branch Farm in Monroe pulled up to a back door of Waldo County General Hospital and Tyler Yentes, the farmer driving, hopped out to unload two big bags of beets and rutabagas.
Maine hospitals are bringing farm-to-table to patients
Bangor Daily News - 4/17/2017.
By Abigail Curtis - On a recent rainy afternoon, a jauntily-painted van from [MOFGA-certified organic] North Branch Farm in Monroe pulled up to a back door of Waldo County General Hospital and Tyler Yentes, the farmer driving, hopped out to unload two big bags of beets and rutabagas.
MOFGA Flips the Switch to Solar Power
MOFGA Announcements - 4/10/2017.
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) took a giant step toward energy self-sufficiency this spring when it flipped the energy switch to solar power at the Common Ground Education Center in Unity. With inspiration, guidance and generous financial support from Liberty-based ReVision Energy, MOFGA dramatically expanded its renewable energy infrastructure by installing a 102.08 kilowatt solar array and air source heat pumps. After almost twenty years at its home in western Waldo County, MOFGA is fulfilling its dream of becoming self-sufficient with energy.
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