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.
We need to inspect each certified operation–farms and processors–every year. The person who comes to your farm to is the inspector. We hire several people part-time people to do inspections. Occasionally, the person doing your inspection is a full-time certification staffer such as myself. This person, the inspector, does no certifying per se, he or…
The winter Sprout is published and on it’s way to our certified growers. It’s filled with great content including articles on mass balance, enterprise budgeting, financing farm projects, details about MCS’s 2012 USDA audit, and much more. You can read it now right here.