Apprenticeship

The apprenticeship page is paused for the host farmer renewal process during the month of November.  Applications for the 2023 MOFGA apprenticeship season will be live as of December 1, 2022 with renewed host farmers.

If you have questions about the program in the meantime, please direct them to Beginning Farmer Program Specialist, Bo Dennis at [email protected].

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Fisher Farm

Fisher Farm is a small family farm in beautiful Winterport, Maine. We specialize in growing the highest quality MOFGA Certified Organic vegetables. We are committed to the health and safety of our community.

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Peacemeal Farm

Peacemeal Farm is nestled in the Dixmont hills along the east branch of Martin Stream. The farm was started in the 1970s by back-to-the-landers and was one of the first farms to be certified organic by MOFGA. We started farming here in the early 2000s. The farmhouse and farm buildings sit on a hillside with a view of the fields, stream and surrounding mountains. We have 120 acres of fields, forest and marshland. Dixmont is a rural community where farming, forestry and wildlife define the landscape. We are a 30 minute drive from Belfast and Bangor and a 20 minute drive from Unity.

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Hancock Family Farm

The Hancock Family Farm is a 10 acre certified organic farm with a small grass fed beef herd. The farm grows mixed vegetables and cut flowers. The farm moves its vegetable through a very active farm stand, a good sized CSA and a farmer’s market.

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Sweet Relief Farm

Sweet Relief Farm is located on 40 acres along the Saco River in Steep Falls. Of that forty acres we grow diversified organic crops for our homestead and a few customers and includes a greenhouse and a tunnel house in which we grow seedlings and inside crops.

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Roque Farm

The farm is located on a private island off the coast of Downeast Maine; it is a 15 minute boat ride to the island, and a 10 minute drive to the nearest town. The main island is 1600 acres, of which approximately 50 are in pasture or hay fields.

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Schoodic Hollow

We are at the dead end of a beautiful road that backs up to miles of wilderness–there is a vast trail system. It is also possible to ride the rail trail by bike into ellsworth in a couple hours, or by car on roads in 20 minutes.

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Pork Hill

The farm is located in the beautiful Lakes Region of New Hampshire. We are a short drive from the White Mountains and an hour from cities like Portland and Portsmouth. The farm is surrounded by hundreds of acres of conservation land, pristine woods, with lots of lakes and rivers nearby.

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Phil’s Farm

Phil’s Farm is an 8 acre, reduced-till farm that produces organic vegetables and herbs in Bowdoinham, ME. We are always trialing new techniques to improve our farming practices and hope to eventually become fully no-till.

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Frith Farm

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Frith Farm is a no-till organic farm on Wabanaki land in what is now called Scarborough, Maine.

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Erickson Fields

Erickson Fields Preserve is an educational and community resource featuring a program that hires and trains teens to grow vegetables for their community.

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Backstage Farm

An Acting Teacher and a professional Costume Designer turned sustenance farmers, have a one acre farm in coastal, Blue Hill, Maine.

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Fisher Farm

Peacemeal Farm

Hancock Family Farm

Sweet Relief Farm

Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment

Tender Soles Farm

Roque Farm

Schoodic Hollow

Pork Hill

Frith Farm

Erickson Fields

Backstage Farm

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