Information for Prospective El Salvador Sistering Committee Members
Dear Prospective Member of the MOFGA-El Salvador Sistering Committee,
Thank you for your interest. This information should give you some ideas about our work so that you can determine whether and how you might want join us. If you have ideas that you’d like to discuss after reading this information, or if you’d like to attend our next meeting, please contact us at the address below.
Our mission is to create solidarity among small farmers and community organizations in Maine and El Salvador. We promote economic and social justice and environmental protection through sustainable, organic agriculture and sustainable communities. Through this mutual relationship we hope to put a human face on the impact of globalization, learn from each other, and educate people in both countries. We are a committee of MOFGA, formed in 2001 and consisting of a dozen or so members, both farmers and non-farmers. We hold a monthly potluck supper and meeting, usually in Lincolnville and usually on the third Sunday of the month. We make decisions through consensus.
Our work has included the following:
You may become involved with our committee in one or several ways. For example:
We look forward to hearing from you.