Maine Vegetable and Small Fruit Growers Association

About Us

We are a group of over 120 commercial vegetable and small fruit growers in Maine. We represent an important part of Maine’s economy. We grow over 100 different crops on thousands of acres of Maine farmland.

Our members represent the state’s finest vegetable producers, brokers, packers, and shippers, the Maine Department of Agriculture, the University of Maine Extension, and Agricultural Businesses.

Mission Statement of the Maine Vegetable and Small Fruit Growers Association

  • To encourage and improve vegetable and small fruit growing and marketing to the end that the individual grower may secure a better return for his investment, management and labor.
  • To disseminate among its members useful and practical information of the growing, marketing and storing of vegetables and fruits.
  • To hold meetings and provide exhibits.
  • To encourage the consumption of quality Maine-grown products.
  • To encourage unity and cooperation among all agricultural groups.
  • To cooperate with educational agencies in furthering research affecting vegetable and small fruit production and marketing and in disseminating the knowledge gained from such research.
  • To affiliate with National Associations having comparable objectives when such opportunities present themselves and it is deemed advisable to do so.
  • To promote and advance by all legitimate means the welfare of the vegetable and small fruit industry and agriculture in general.

Board of Directors

Lauchlin Titus, President
Bill Bamford, Vice-President
Bill Jordan, Treasurer
Ford Stevenson, Secretary
John Weston, Director
Tom Stevenson, Director
Rick Belanger, Director
Joel Gilbert, Director
Jason Osborne, Director
Jeff Spear, Director

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Farm Credit East 615 Minot Ave., Auburn, ME
AgMatters LLC 1063 Main St., Vassalboro, ME
Foster Insurance Agency 23 School St. Augusta, ME