Farmer Resources

MOFGA programs and technical support for aspiring, beginning and established farmers and producers to grow the number of commercially viable organic operations in Maine. We address production, business and quality of life issues and assist all farms using sustainable practices.

MOFGA Certification

Learn about organic certification with MOFGA Certification Services
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Farmer Training Programs

Whether you’re just getting started or an experienced farmer looking for support we have training programs to help
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Financial Resources

Marketing Resources

Check out our Price Reports, and link to our Market Reports
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Farmer to Farmer Conference

MOFGA's annual conference for farmers
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Pest Reports/Alerts

Check out our pest reports and sign up to receive alerts
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Technical Assistance

Learn about what we offer and request technical assistance
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Shared Use Farm Equipment

An opportunity for farmers to borrow farm equipment at a reasonable cost
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Farm Beginnings

This series of intensive workshops will help you to develop a whole farm plan
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Upcoming Events for Farmers

Our programs are built on the principle that hands-on and peer-to-peer learning are the most effective ways to develop expertise, share innovation and grow the supportive communities of practice that farmers, gardeners and eaters need to succeed in building a sustainable food and farm system in Maine. Join us for our various workshops, meetings, farm tours and conferences throughout the year!

Watch the keynote address from MOFGA’s 2021 Farmer to Farmer Conference.

Relevant articles

Corn plantings at Opportunity Farm

Northeast Fellows Trial On-Farm Adaptations to Climate Change

By Holli Cederholm In the past several years, farmers in Maine have struggled to cope with drought, severe precipitation events, excessive wind, temperature extremes and hail storms. Across the world, farmers are on the frontlines of volatile weather caused by climate change. From vegetable and small fruit producers to dairy farmers and forest managers, climate

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Dug well with instrumentation

A Novel Shallow Well

By Sonja Heyck-Merlin “Each time we’ve dug a shallow well, the excavator operator looks at me and says, ‘I don’t know Joe, I don’t think you’re going to get much water out of there,’” says Joe Ayotte, a hydrologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in New England. “It does look pretty dry but

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Climate Change, Resilience and the Future of Food

By Holli Cederholm The weather instability that farmers are dealing with today is truly “unprecedented,” according to Laura Lengnick, a soil scientist and the founder of Cultivating Resilience, LLC, in Asheville, North Carolina. Farmers have always had to assess weather-associated risks, but not like this. “Never before in the history – the 10,000 year history

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Wondering how to get started as a farm business in Maine? We’ve created this listing to help navigate the process. 

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