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Common Ground Country Fair Planned As In-Person Event

The Common Ground Country Fair, the signature event of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) in Unity, Maine, is moving forward as an in-person event this year. April Boucher, Common Ground Country Fair director, said, “After months of discussions, research and planning to determine if we can meet our primary goal of supporting

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Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee Opposes Ban on Aerial Herbicide Spraying for Forestry, then Opposes Establishing a Maine Citizen Forest Advisory Board

otes cast today by members of the Maine Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (ACF) revealed the tentacles of corporate capture in Maine policymaking. Disregarding the mountain of science about the environmental and human health effects of glyphosate and other herbicides commonly used in plantation forestry operations, a majority of the committee

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MOFGA Announces New Farmer Training Program Participants

The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) has announced the newest members of two of its premier farmer training programs, the Journeyperson Program and the Maine Farm Resilience Program. MOFGA offers a full complement of farmer training programs to help farmers of all levels achieve their goals. MOFGA’s Journeyperson Program is geared to farms with

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Healthy Soils Feed Us All

Protecting and enhancing soil health is a key factor in mitigating climate change, protecting our waterways, and providing nutritious food for our communities.  MOFGA’s primary policy priority in the Maine State Legislature this spring, LD 437 – An Act to Establish the Maine Healthy Soils Program, will provide education and incentives for Maine’s farmers to

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Organic Certification Application Period Open

MOFGA Certification Services (MCS) is accepting applications for organic certification from crop and livestock producers until June 1, 2021. Adult use and medical cannabis producers who are interested in certification can apply to the MOFGA Certified Clean Cannabis program through June 30. Application materials and supporting documents can be downloaded at mofgacertification.org and are also

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