Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Fair News – Spring 2014

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Common Ground Country Fair
(Always the third weekend after Labor Day)

April Boucher unveiled the 2014 Fair poster at MOFGA’s annual meeting in January. English photo.

2014 Common Ground Country Fair Poster Unveiled!

April Boucher, Common Ground Country Fair director, unveiled the 2014 Common Ground Country Fair poster at MOFGA’s annual meeting in January. This year’s winning design features medicinal herbs. The artist, Kate Seaver, is a MOFGA journeyperson and co-operator of Up-Beet Farm in Porter, a MOFGA certified organic market garden. Her art highlights a celebrated aspect of the Common Ground Country Fair, which features more than 1,400 exhibitors and speakers.

Each year, MOFGA invites Maine residents and MOFGA members (regardless of residence) to submit a design for our Common Ground Country Fair poster. The selected design is featured on the Fair poster, website, T-shirt and promotional literature. Plus, the artist is featured in this newspaper and in a press release about the poster contest and selected design. In addition to these benefits, the winning artist receives $1,000. For complete guidelines, including technical specifications, eligibility requirements and timeline, please visit the Poster link on the Fair page at or contact the MOFGA office at or 207-568-4142.