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

The Common Ground Country Fair

We look forward to seeing you at the 2023 Common Ground Country Fair on September 22, 23, and 24.

Read the latest news from MOFGA

Read the Fairbook Online

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

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A Message from the Fair Director

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

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Volunteering at the Common Ground Country Fair

Thank you to the many volunteers who make the Common Ground Country Fair possible. We rely on volunteers to direct traffic, greet fairgoers, sort compost and recycling, entertain children and perform countless other tasks that make the Fair a success. The Fair couldn’t happen without you! We have volunteer shifts available before, during and after

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Join Us in the Exhibition Hall at the Common Ground Country Fair

All farmers and gardeners, new or experienced, young or old, commercial or backyard, are invited to bring the bounty and beauty of their crops and preserved foods to display at the Common Ground Exhibition Hall. Art, photos and crafts are also welcome. The Exhibition Hall at the Common Ground Country Fair maintains one of the

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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. 

Want to support MOFGA’s mission for a healthier, more sustainable Maine?


Become a member of MOFGA and enjoy our quarterly newspaper, exclusive offers, and more


Donate to help fund our programs and advocacy work


Donate your time and earn valuable experience by helping with MOFGA events, programs, or-day-to-day work


Help shape policy that makes life healthier and organic agriculture easier in our communities


Want an easy way to support MOFGA and get cool stuff? Shop online, at The Maine Organic Marketplace in Freeport or at the Fair store!

Together We Grow

MOFGA’s $12 million 50th Anniversary Campaign

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.

Learn more about the resources, education, and community we provide for Maine’s organic enthusiasts!
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