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

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Report Highlights Lessons from the Pandemic for Maine’s Food System

December 8, 2021 — Today a coalition of groups released a report highlighting lessons learned from the pandemic for Maine’s food system. A collaboration between the Cooperative Development Institute (CDI), Coastal Enterprises Inc. (CEI), Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) and Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), the report offers a snapshot of how Maine’s food

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Ways to Support Local, Organic Dairy

In light of the decision by Danone, the owner of the Horizon Organic brand, to terminate contracts with 89 organic dairies in the Northeast, including 14 farms in Maine, there is an increased need to support local, organic dairy by consumers. Organic dairy farms are the backbone of many of Maine’s rural communities. These farms are fixtures

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New Issue of The Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener

The 2021-2022 winter issue of The Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener, MOFGA’s quarterly newspaper, is now available. In it, Roberta Bailey shares potato recipes from around the world in her Harvest Kitchen column, and Will Bonsall pays homage to cabbage — “a trusty old staple” — with planting tips and his sauerkraut recipe. Other tips

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Together We Grow

MOFGA’s $12 million 50th Anniversary Campaign

The Common Ground Country Fair

It is with heavy hearts that we have decided not to move forward with an in-person Common Ground Country Fair this year. 

Our educational mission and commitment to our vendors continues. Here’s how you can take part in the spirit of Common Ground this year.

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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