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"Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will, in the end, contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness."
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 Securing the Future of Maine's Organic Farms

This report focuses on the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Beginning Farmer Training Programs. MOFGA has produced this report to highlight the many contributions that organic farmers are making to the vibrancy of Maine's economy, communities, and agricultural landscapes. With a focus on past and present participants in MOFGA's Journeyperson Program, this report documents the contributions of Maine's beginning farmers and the tremendous impact of their work. Data included in this report was drawn from the 2012 USDA Census of Agriculture, the 2014 USDA Organic Survey, and a 2015 MOFGA Journeyperson Program participant survey.

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