Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Fair Map and Areas

The Fair \ Fair Map and Areas

Bike Tent and Valet Bike Parking

Ride your bike to Common Ground, have the volunteer bike valet park it for you, and get $2 off admission to the Fair. This area is also a great place to learn about bike maintenance, Maine bike laws, and how to advocate for safe roads for cycling in your community.

Children’s Area and Garden Parade

Come to the Children’s Area for fun and educational activities for all ages – Vegetable Garden Parade daily at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (meet 15 minutes early to dress), live entertainment on the Sunflower Stage every day, haystack jumping, mural painting, messy art, face painting, scarecrows and more!

Compost and Recycling

Curious about how volunteers help us recycle over 3,500 pounds of discarded items and compost over 100 yards of biological matter? Come see how this integral area supports over 60,000 fairgoers. Learn from educational talks and demonstrations on how to reduce your impact.

Country Store

Purchase Fair memorabilia, organic cotton T-shirts, sweatshirts, aprons, tote bags, note cards, posters, caps, nightshirts and select MOFGA items for year-round display of support.

Crafts Area

Maine artisans, selected based on their skill, product quality, ingenuity, and use of Maine's natural resources, make up this premier craft show.

Energy and Shelter

Meet some of Maine’s leading practitioners and suppliers in the sustainable building and energy trades. See demonstrations and exhibits featuring old and new technologies used to heat, cool and light buildings; and presentations about developments in building science, sustainable design and construction, and energy efficiency.

Exhibition Hall

Maine farmers, gardeners and crafters display the fruits of their labor, from heirloom varieties and giant pumpkins to photos and fancy work.

Farmers’ Markets

Located at both main gates, Rose in the North and Pine in the South, Maine farmers sell fresh organic produce and products from their own farms.

Fiber Marketplace Area

Vendors who cater to small fiber producers and fiber users. This area also has the Sheep Dog Demos.

Fleece Tent

Fleeces of all varieties are for sale each day – plus resources on local fiber producers, scheduled demonstrations about selecting fleeces to suit specific needs, and a Fleece Show celebrating the best of the Fair.

Food

Enjoy delicious Maine-made organic meals, drinks and desserts – the most delicious and wholesome fair food anywhere!

Health and Healing

Organizations provide information, education, discussion and ongoing presentations on health issues, topics and insights for a healthy lifestyle.

Herb Tent

Experienced herbalists offer a variety of talks and demonstrations on growing, preparing, preserving and using herbs.

Information Booth

Looking for the location of a particular exhibitor? Wondering where to find your favorite food? Want the location or time of a talk, demonstration or band? The Information Booth has a complete participant list, schedule changes and updates, maps and answers.

Livestock Area

Speak with farm animal owners and watch draft power demonstrations and shows, including the Oxen Scooting Contest, in the Large Livestock Demo Area; and a Donkey and Mule Show (Saturday) and Draft Horse Show (Sunday) in the Show Ring. See a variety of domestic fowl in the Poultry Barn and a tremendous collection of rabbits in the Rabbit Barn. Sheep, goats and other farm critters are in residence too.

Maine Fiber Farms

Livestock owners demonstrate and sell useful and beautiful products of their animals. Animals displayed as part of educational exhibits include llamas, alpacas, sheep, goats and rabbits.

MOFGA Tent

Learn about MOFGA's mission and work – the organic certification program; journeyperson and apprenticeship new farmer training programs; agricultural policy initiatives; organic farming, livestock and gardening extension services; workshops; conferences; educational offerings; the MOFGA-El Salvador Sistering Committee; and how you can get involved.

Reike Tent

Reiki practitioners use palm healing or hands-on healing to transfer a "universal energy" through their palms to another person in order to encourage emotional or physical healing.

Woods Area

The Woods gives young (and old!) fairgoers an opportunity to experience outdoors projects and skills with of some of Maine’s best wilderness adventure and outdoor education groups.

Young Maine Area

An exciting resource for teachers, families and students to learn and share information and ideas about farm-to-school programs and school gardens, as well as Maine schools, camps and programs that promote healthy and active lifestyles.

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