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Bangor Daily News

There's no blueprint for farming in our 'new normal' climate
Bangor Daily News
Farmers will have an opportunity to learn more about the agricultural impacts of climate change and strategies to deal with it on March 7, when the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, or MOFGA, hosts it annual Spring Growth Conference ...


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

CSA fair reveals diversification of central Maine farms
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The availability of CSA programs in Maine has dramatically increased from when MOFGA began holding these fairs almost a decade ago. The number of farms offering CSA programs in Maine jumped more than 150 percent between 2007 and 2012, from 159 ...


Bangor Daily News

Brewer nonprofit to hold CSA fair Sunday
Bangor Daily News
“The bottom line is that people make commitments to farms and in return farmers make commitments to produce … the most flavorful, highest quality food possible,” the MOFGA website states. This year's fair will feature 12 local farmers and one ...

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Freepress Online

MOFGA Conference to Focus on Resilience in Face of Climate Change
Freepress Online
MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association) will hold "Farming in the Face of Climate Change" at MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center in Unity on Saturday, March 7 (snow date March 8), from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On-site registration will ...


Bangor Daily News

Bill to legalize hemp farming in Maine gaining support
Bangor Daily News
AUGUSTA, Maine — Farmers, organic growers, agricultural researchers and community members have thrown their support behind a bill moving through the Legislature to legalize hemp cultivation in Maine for industrial uses. “Maine has an opportunity to ...

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Republican Journal

Meet your local farmers, fishermen at Co-op-sponsored fair
Republican Journal
Belfast — Sample local, seasonal produce and sustainably harvested seafood for free at the Belfast Co-op's annual Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and Community Supported Fisheries (CSF) Fair Sunday, March 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the ground floor ...

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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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WCSH-TV

MOFGA receives $1 million gift to help train more new farmers
Bangor Daily News
Officials from the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association said that they were thrilled with the gift from the New York City-based Partridge Foundation, which also pledged an additional $1 million to MOFGA if the Maine group can raise a ...
Financial gift to help Maine farmers flourishWCSH-TV
Organic farmers receive financial boostWMTW Portland

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