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Investing in Each Other: Maine Businesses Give to MOFGA in 2016

March 1, 2017

By Sam Vail, MOFGA Development Associate

In 2016 Maine companies that have built brands around local ethics extended their business philosophy into their philanthropy. Companies all over the state donated to MOFGA in 2016, including Allagash Brewing Company in Portland, Split Rock Distilling in Newcastle, Coffee by Design in Freeport and Flatbread Company in Portland.


MOFGA Volunteer Michial Russell

March 2017 – Michial Russell is many things: Father, homesteader, permaculturist and coordinator of the Agricultural Demonstrations (or Ag Demo as it is popularly known) Area of the Common Ground Country Fair. This wearer of brightly colored shirts and of a constant smile brightens things wherever he goes.


Condolences – Winter 2016

December 1, 2016

Condolences to …

the family and friends of Carol Eckert, M.D.

the family and friends of Rich Hanson

the permaculture community on the death of “Bill" (Bruce Charles) Mollison


Congratulations – December 2016

December 1, 2018

Jennifer Morton, MOFGA’s amazing administrative assistant

Wayne and JoAnn Myers of MOFGA-certified organic Beau Chemin Preservation Farm in Waldoboro

Janika Eckert of Johnny’s Selected Seeds

Johnny Grote of MOFGA-certified organic Ewing Fruit Company in Warren

Sewall Organic Orchard in Lincolnville