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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Celebrate Annual Harvests at Great Maine Apple Day

Join the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association for Great Maine Apple Day, a celebration of the history, flavor and tradition of Maine apples. We will celebrate the fall season together while honoring the importance of a diversified, perennial agriculture. This annual event takes place on Sunday, October 16, from noon to 4 p.m., at

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A Recording-Breaking Fair

With a total of 67,848 fairgoers, the 2022 Common Ground Country Fair was a record-breaking event (the previous record was 65,098 in 2015). Fairgoers poured in from around the Northeast and beyond to enjoy live music, organic food, Maine artisan crafts and a variety of educational opportunities, with over 500 presentations.  “We were so excited

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Grandy Organics Donates to PFAS Relief Fund

MOFGA and Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) are jointly administering a PFAS emergency relief fund to support any Maine farm dealing with potential per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination. This fund is meant to serve as a safety net for farms. It provides funding for initial PFAS testing on farms that choose to do their own

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Read the Fairbook Online

The fall issue of MOFGA’s publication, The Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener, is now available to read for free online. You can also download the publication. Inside, you’ll find tips for the farm, garden and homestead. Topics include building a compost bin from pallets, managing perennial weeds and cooking with heritage fruits. This issue also

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50th Anniversary Campaign

Building a Sustainable Future for Maine Farms

Want to support MOFGA’s mission for a healthier, more sustainable Maine?


Become a member of MOFGA and enjoy our quarterly newspaper, exclusive offers, and more


Donate to help fund our programs and advocacy work


Donate your time and earn valuable experience by helping with MOFGA events, programs, or-day-to-day work


Help shape policy that makes life healthier and organic agriculture easier in our communities


Want an easy way to support MOFGA and get cool stuff? Shop online, at The Maine Organic Marketplace in Freeport or at the Fair store!

Together We Grow

MOFGA’s $12 million 50th Anniversary Campaign

MOFGA PFAS Resources

MOFGA staff are working across departments to offer up-to-date, reliable and responsive answers and resources to address members of our community impacted by PFAS contamination. 

The Common Ground Country Fair

We look forward to seeing you at the 2023 Common Ground Country Fair on September 22, 23, and 24.

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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