Promoting Organic Agriculture Through Education, Training and Advocacy
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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With a total of 67,848 fairgoers, the 2022 Common Ground Country Fair was a record-breaking event (the previous record was 65,098 in 2015). Fairgoers poured in from around the Northeast and beyond to enjoy live music, organic food, Maine artisan crafts and a variety of educational opportunities, with over 500 presentations. “We were so excited
MOFGA and Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) are jointly administering a PFAS emergency relief fund to support any Maine farm dealing with potential per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination. This fund is meant to serve as a safety net for farms. It provides funding for initial PFAS testing on farms that choose to do their own
The fall issue of MOFGA’s publication, The Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener, is now available to read for free online. You can also download the publication. Inside, you’ll find tips for the farm, garden and homestead. Topics include building a compost bin from pallets, managing perennial weeds and cooking with heritage fruits. This issue also
After two long years, everything is aligning for a great in-person Fair. It will be wonderful to see everyone! The volunteer planning team and MOFGA staff have been working over the past two years to prepare, and we are thrilled to debut a more spacious layout on the fairgrounds. Please be sure to consult the
The Common Ground Country Fair
We look forward to seeing you at the 2023 Common Ground Country Fair on September 22, 23, and 24.
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.