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The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association is creating a food system that is healthy and fair for all of us, but we can’t do it alone

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MOFGA Celebrates Landmark PFAS Policies

MOFGA is celebrating landmark policies enacted two weeks ago by Maine’s Legislature. With bipartisan support, two bills address the devastating problem of farmland contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), often referred to as forever chemicals due to their persistence and prevalence in contaminating human health and the environment. One bill stops the practice of

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Impacted Farm Businesses Urge Legislators to Pass LD 1911

The bill would ban the spreading of PFAS-contaminated sludge on Maine farmland, a key step in stemming further contamination of Maine land and water.  The extent of contamination of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to Maine farmland and water continues to come to light across the state. The contamination on farms that have come forward

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A Win for Maine’s Organic Farmers

On Tuesday, March 29, 2022, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a final Origin of Livestock Rule for organic farmers. USDA’s publishing of this rule signals a long-awaited win for organic farms in Maine and is something that a coalition of advocacy groups and farmers has been recommending for several years. “This will

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MOFGA PFAS Resources

MOFGA staff are working across departments to offer up-to-date, reliable and responsive answers and resources to address members of our community impacted by PFAS contamination. 

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Together We Grow

MOFGA’s $12 million 50th Anniversary Campaign

The Common Ground Country Fair

We look forward to seeing you at the 2022 Common Ground Country Fair on September 23, 24, and 25.

Can’t wait for the 2022 Fair? Here’s how you can take part in the spirit of Common Ground today.

The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association is a broad-based community that educates about and advocates for organic agriculture, illuminating its inter­dependence with a healthy environment, local food production, and thriving communities.

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