The Partridge Challenge
In January the Partridge Foundation awarded $1.0 million to establish an endowment to support MOFGA’s New Farmer Programs. It also pledged an additional $1.0 million if MOFGA can raise a similar amount before 2016. Read more.
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Know Your Organic Producers!
Meet Ben Whalen and Melissa Law, who, with Jeff and Abby Fisher, are in their first year of growing vegetables, flowers and herbs at their Bumbleroot Organic Farm in Buxton. This MOFGA-certified organic farm sells at the Saco Farmers' Market, the Kittery Community Market and through its community supported agriculture program. "The four of us share a passion for ensuring that everyone has access to nutritious, locally grown food," they say. "We are very excited to be a part of the Portland area's vibrant food community!" Learn more at on the farm's website and on Facebook. Please support MOFGA certified organic farmers and producers!
Search for local certified-organic food on MOFGACertification.org.
September 1 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Seed Saving and Crop Diversity
Tuesday, 5 p.m., Khadighar Farm, Industry. Details.
September 9 - Farm Training Project Workshop – Biodynamic Farming
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Hope's Edge Farm, Hope. Details.
September 25-27 - MOFGA’s Common Ground Country Fair
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity. The Fair is MOFGA's premier event celebrating rural living. Three full days of educational talks and demonstrations, entertainment, delicious Maine-grown organic food and products from local artisans. To volunteer, contact email@example.com.
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