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Veggies for All: Fresh produce for the local food pantry
Bangor Daily News
... 50 organic farms within an hour of Unity; the Maine Farmland Trust was doing a project in the community; and it's the home of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), Sara says it was hard not to become interested in agriculture.

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MOFGA receives gift for farmer training
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
UNITY — The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association recently announced t it has received a $1 million gift from the Partridge Foundation to establish an endowment in support of its new farmer training programs, according to a MOFGA press ...

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PenBayPilot.com

Today 10am-4pm = Community Appreciation Day!
PenBayPilot.com
On Saturday, August 16 from 10am to 4pm, the Belfast Co-op invites the community to attend our Annual Community Appreciation Day. There will be free live local music throughout the day, local vendors with free samples, a cook-out with burgers and dogs, ...

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Ag fairs boast big attendance
Portland Daily Sun
A celebration of rural life, demonstrations, Maine-organic produced foods and crafts and livestock exhibits. http://www.mofga.org • September 21-27 — Cumberland Fair at Cumberland Center. Large exhibit halls, midway and livestock exhibits. Animal pull ...

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What's that? Common Ground Fair poster
Press Herald
Yet another fabulous poster for the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Common Ground Fair, this one by Maine native and organic farmer Kate Seaver of Up-Beet Farm in Porter Village. For 33 years MOFGA has held a contest to select the ...


Growing raspberries labor intensive
Lewiston Sun Journal
Sun Spots' reading of this information and that of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (www.mofga.org/Publications/MaineOrganicFarmerGardener/Spring2005/Raspber...) filled her with new respect for raspberry growers. The MOFGA text ...


OpEdNews

Sharing the Visions of New Englanders
OpEdNews
The round-table took place on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at The Northeast Permaculture Convergence, a Friday to Sunday gathering at the MOFGA fairgrounds in Unity, Maine. Permaculture Convergences happen all over the world. In fact, the very first North ...


(Put Your) Hoe Down dance party
Press Herald
Some 80 farmers, gardeners and others put their hoes down and put their dancing shoes on for the event, which benefited MOFGA's educational programs. It was co-sponsored by MOFGA, along with the Brunswick Topsham Land Trust and the Kennebec ...


  

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