We are an intentionally inclusive, diverse network representing many sectors and communities in Maine, with a focus on supporting local sustainable food systems.
We CONVENE gatherings, CONNECT people to each other’s needs, and CATALYZE the flow of funds and technical assistance to a wide array of food businesses.

Check out our very first Slow Money Maine educational video short!  Hot off the presses.  Thanks very much to Timber and Frame Media in Portland as well as all of our movie stars!  Slow Money Maine 2018

SMM Gathering  Wednesday April 11th, 2018  1-4 pm

All are welcome.
Regular gatherings (1-4pm) AND pre-meeting focus groups are free, require no advance notice to attend, and take place in Gardiner
at Christ Church, 1 Dresden Ave.

12:00 – 1pm in living room
Fisheries: Perspectives from Wa. County & Southern Maine Tim Rider, Tim Sheehan, facilitators
12:00 – 1pm downstairs
at conference table

Heather Omand facilitating

Main Presenters 1-4pm:
Isuken Co-op – Jonah Fertig & representitive
Sustainable Livelihoods Relief Organization (SLRO) – Mohamed Dekow
The Milkhouse – Caitlin Frame & Andy Smith
Rock City Coffee -Ken Greenleaf & Kevin Malstrom

Dave Herring – Wolfe’s Neck Farm
Tim Rider – NE Fishmongers
Deb Bicknell – Sustainable Food Systems Leadership Institute
Bill Seretta – Maine Food System Innovation Challenge

Enjoy these stories reflecting the range of our network’s offerings.


SMM Gatherings:

Slow Money Maine continues to share the exciting stories of the food producers and businesses in our state as well as valuable information about services and projects underway in the non-profit sector through our gatherings at the Christ Church in Gardiner, Maine. Our gatherings are from 1-4 pm. Additional pre-meeting focus groups on topical themes will be offered between 12-1 pm.

2018 gatherings:
Wednesday April 11th, 2018
Wednesday October 4th, 2018

Slow Money Maine goes on the road!  Click image for details.

Some of the many ways to engage in Slow Money Maine:

  • Explore peer-to-peer lending or partner with us for grants –   Investing Locally
  • Give or receive food business expertise through our Technical Assistance Program  TAP
  • Learn more about our local and regional gatherings (see 2018 schedule) –  Index to Presenters
  • Create/join/apply to an investment club  – See current clubs  Maine Organic Lenders  and No Small Potatoes
  • Consider pitching your business or non-profit needs at a gathering – Contact Us

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