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How Farmers Are Implementing a Sharing Economy
NationSwell
Organized through the partnership of the Maine Farmland Trust (MTF) and the Maine Organic Farms and Gardens Association (MOFGA), the Pool was started after MTF staff member Mike Gold saw a discrepancy between the needs of farmers and the ...


Committee considers compost question
Mainely Media
The food waste collected by Garbage to Garden is brought to Benson Farm in Gorham, “where it is professionally composted and certified organic by MOFGA, (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association)” according to the website. The privately held ...


Datebook
Press Herald
Held at MOFGA Fairgrounds, Crosby Brook Road, Unity. Fees are $20 to $30 on a sliding scale with barter or work-trades accepted, with lunch included. Register at cooperativefermentation.org/cooperative-farm-design-day. Coming up. Planning Day, 8:20 ...

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Press Herald

Sisters grow family-owned company that distributes Maine-grown food
Press Herald
If they sense a need in the marketplace for something they think someone in Maine can grow, make and package, like say, organic popcorn, they approach farmers, or ask MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Growers Association) for help finding potential ...


The Sharing Economy Has Gone Big. Like, Ridge Tiller Big.
Modern Farmer
The Shared-Use Farm Equipment (SUFE) Pool is a partnership between the Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) that lends out larger farming pieces in an effort to diffuse the costs of effective but ...

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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, ...


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

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Washington Post

MOFGA hails Maine's adoption of GMO labeling law
Portland Daily Sun
The news came soon after MOFGA delivered to the governor hundreds of postcards encouraging the prompt signing of the bill requiring labeling of foods produced from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which passed both chambers of the Legislature ...
Science Denial at NYU and in the Maine StatehouseConsumer Freedom

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