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Foster's Daily Democrat

Grants will help organic dairy farm families survive
Foster's Daily Democrat
... and organic groups will help identify participating farmers to ensure success, such as Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Association (NODPA), respective state Organic Associations, such as Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), ...

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Press Herald

Maine effort fast-tracks genetic-modification labels
Press Herald
In Maine, groups like the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, or MOFGA, lobbied hard for the mandatory labeling law. But the law passed because it had true bipartisan support. The more conservatively inclined Maine Farm Bureau, which had ...

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2015 Summer Camp Directory
Scarborough Leader
The MOFGA certied organic Broadturn Farm is an authentic working farm that embodies the heritage of agriculture for children through engagement with a working landscape. Whether it be marveling at the John Deere as Farmer John rolls by or greeting the ...


Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Hospice groups hold volunteer appreciation gathering
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
Citing Helen and Scott Nearing and MOFGA, he pointed to Maine as always having been a draw for alternative movements: the Shakers, the Baha'i movement, Wilhelm Reich, Temple Heights. Such groups, Ineson noted, have long spurred interest in ...


Press Herald

Group creating lender for food producers in Maine
Press Herald
The credit project is also being backed by the Maine Farmland Trust and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. “It does fill a gap that exists,” said Ted Quaday, executive director of MOFGA, which operates a small loan fund for its members.


Press Herald

Our View: There's no reason for Maine to fast-track GMO labeling mandate
Press Herald
Only saying Organic certification would not be allowed by MOFGA when/if GMO enters their farm esp without knowledge of the farmer.Also I will look up the case you are referring to.Is this the one about the wheat crop?Thanks for your response and I will ...

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Mainebiz Daily

MOFGA day, $450K in grants to highlight Maine Agricultural Trades Show
Mainebiz Daily
MOFGA day, $450K in grants to highlight Maine Agricultural Trades Show. File PHOTO / Amber Waterman. Gloria and Gregg Varney co-own Nezinscot Farms; in Turner, the first organic dairy in the state of Maine. by Lori Valigra. Some $450,000 in ...

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Partridge Foundation grants $1 million to MOFGA for farmer training
Portland Daily Sun
"This Partridge Foundation gift represents a tremendous vote of confidence in MOFGA and an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen our innovative new farmer training programs. We thank the foundation for its generous support," said Ted Quaday, ...


  

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