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Farm Labor Models in Practice:
Mentoring and Managing Staff for Your Farm's Success

March 22
Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
MOFGA receives $1 million gift for farmer training
MOFGA Announcements - 7/23/2014.
Unity, Maine - The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) announced today that it has received a $1 million gift from the Partridge Foundation to establish an endowment in support of its new farmer training programs. "This Partridge Foundation gift represents a tremendous vote of confidence in MOFGA and an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen our innovative new farmer training programs. We thank the Foundation for its generous support," said Ted Quaday, MOFGA's executive director.
Maine Organic Farmers Group Launches Endowment Drive
Maine Public Broadcasting - 7/23/2014.
By Irwin Gratz - The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association says it's launching a fund drive aimed at creating a $3 million endowment to support the group's educational programs. A beneficiary of one of those programs is Daniel Mays, owner and manager of Frith Farm in Scarborough, where today's announcement was made.
Organic farmers receive financial boost
WMTW.com - 7/23/2014.
At Frith Farm in Scarborough Wednesday, the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association announced the $1 million gift. MOFGA will use this endowment to train farmers in organic growing techniques. The Partridge Foundation also pledged an additional $1 million if MOFGA can find matching funds.
Financial gift to help Maine farmers flourish
WCSH6.com - 7/23/2014.
By Tim Goff - Scarborough: The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, the oldest and largest organic organization in the country, announced a million dollar gift from the Partridge Foundation to launch an Educational Programs Endowment.
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