Welcome to MOFGA Certification Services

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) has been certifying organic farmers since 1972 and is one of the country’s oldest certification programs.  MOFGA Certification Services LLC was formed by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association in 2002 in order to provide USDA-accredited organic certification services to Maine farmers and food processors.  Our service area currently consists of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. If your operation is located outside of these New England states, please refer to the USDA NOP website or the Organic Integrity database to locate a certifier that services your area. If you are in Connecticut or Rhode Island, please contact our office.

MOFGA Certification Services (MCS) certifies crops, wild crops, sea vegetables, livestock, livestock products, and processed products to the USDA National Organic Program standard.


MOFGA Regional Grower Meetings 2020

Join us from 10am – 2pm for a day of connection with growers and service providers in your region, MOFGA Certification updates and education from MOFGA Farmer Programs! Catered lunch included. DOWNEAST – February 5, Cobscook Community Learning Center, Trescott Twp CENTRAL – February 14, MOFGA Educational Center, Unity NORTHERN – February 11 & 12…

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The Organic Sprout – Fall 2019 Issue

The Fall 2018 issue of The Organic Sprout is available online! Please follow this link. You can read it from any device of your choice or download it as a PDF. Contents include the interim final rule for domestic hemp production, record keeping for organic livestock producers, compostable plastics, NOP updates, dealing with deer pressure…

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Federal Register Publishes Interim Final Rule Establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program

October 31, 2019 The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the official publication of an interim final rule, which establishes the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. This program, as required by the 2018 Farm Bill, creates a consistent regulatory framework around hemp production throughout the United States. The interim final rule governs the production of…

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