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
The Common Ground Country Fair
We look forward to seeing you at the 2022 Common Ground Country Fair on September 23, 24, and 25.
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At farm and garden tours this summer, learn about seed saving, organic vegetable gardening, chicken breeding, growing fruit trees organically, sourdough bread baking, food lawns and much more. For more farms to visit this summer, please check the event calendar on MOFGA’s website, where you’ll find Farmer to Farmer in the Field events, Gather &
The 2022 summer issue of The Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener, MOFGA’s quarterly newspaper, is now available. In it, you’ll find tips for the farm, garden and homestead. Topics include summer crops for fall harvests, growing carrots, DIY wire weeders and a vertical garden design, and recipes celebrating butter. You can also explore articles on
By Heather Spalding, MOFGA Deputy Director Before summarizing the thrilling victories and the agonizing defeats of the short session of Maine’s 130th Legislature, I want to congratulate the Skowhegan High School boys and girls wrestling teams. Both teams won Class A State Championship matches and, for that, were invited to the gallery of Maine’s House
The discovery of forever chemicals (per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS) in the Maine agricultural landscape over the last several years has led to a significant amount of information coming to light about the state of Maine’s sanctioning and licensing of biosolids applications over decades. For producers who have come to Maine to start
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.