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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The Legacy of PFAS in Agriculture

The chemicals known as per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) continue to come to light as contaminants in agriculture. Maine farms, conventional and organic, are increasingly testing water, soil and crops to determine if PFAS contamination exists. As we wrote in a previous blog post, these forever chemicals persist in the environment decades after they were

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2022 Common Ground Country Fair Poster Released

The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) recently unveiled the 2022 Common Ground Country Fair poster at its annual membership meeting. The artwork for the fair’s promotional materials is selected from contest submissions each year and the winning design is highly anticipated. This year’s artwork by Morgan Cameron is titled “Raven with Blackberries.” A

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PFAS in Maine- What We Know Now

The chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been widely used since the 1950s in products ranging from food packaging to fire fighting foam. PFAS have recently been recognized as contaminants in agriculture and are believed to largely be entering soil through the application of biosolids, industrial sludges and ashes, which may contain

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MOFGA’s $12 million 50th Anniversary Campaign

The Common Ground Country Fair

It is with heavy hearts that we have decided not to move forward with an in-person Common Ground Country Fair this year. 

Our educational mission and commitment to our vendors continues. Here’s how you can take part in the spirit of Common Ground this year.

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