2016 MEETING SCHEDULE:
Bi- Monthly SMM Meetings
2016: Thursdays 1/14, 3/17, 5/12, 7/21, 9/15 at Christ Church in Gardiner 1-4pm
November Daylong Gathering in Belfast: 11/10/16
No Small Potatoes (NSP) Investment ClubFor more information and to download an application, click here.
Maine Organic Lenders (MOL) Investment ClubFor more information and to submit an application, click here.
Recent SMM Buzz
- Farmer to Farmer Conference Nov 4-6
- Creative Sources of Capital for your Cooperative
- Maine Farm to School 5th Annual Conference
- SMM Meeting Minutes – September 15, 2016
- Jenn Lagnini – Turtle Rock Farm
- Maine Farm & Sea Cooperative seeks Board members
- Fair Food Fund – Calling All Good Food Entrepreneurs!
- FOCUSME: GAME CHANGING SUPPORT FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS
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Registration is open for MOFGA’s Farmer to Farmer Conference in Northport, Maine. Details and registration here.
Join Project Equity as they discuss 3 ways to raise community investments for your worker-owned coop in a Webinar with Cutting Edge Capital. They will cover a new approach that is now available due to the eagerly awaited Jobs Act, … Continue reading
Register now for the 5th Annual Maine Farm to School Conference at Bates College in Lewiston, ME on October 14, 2016. Here are some of the things we have planned: Message from Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Interactive hands-on workshops: school gardens, … Continue reading
A glorious Fall day provided the backdrop for our last regular gathering of the year (amazing!) though Bonnie also announced our November 10th daylong event which is now open for registration. Please check our recent newsletter or web site for … Continue reading
Maine Farm & Sea Cooperative is looking for Board members for our first official board of directors. New Board members will be elected at our first annual meeting in early December (date and location TBA). We are looking for board … Continue reading
APPLY FOR FAIR FOOD NETWORK’S BUSINESS BOOT CAMP THIS DEC. 6-8! The Boot Camp is FREE for selected entrepreneurs with the chance to win up to $10,000 in CASH PRIZES! Participants will partner with industry mentors and fellow entrepreneurs to … Continue reading
Beginning October 4th, 2016. The Women’s Business Center at CEI and the Portland SCORE Chapter are collaborating to host FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs. See website for details
Good Shepherd Food Bank Awarded $3 Million for Purchase of Nutritious, Maine-grown Foods for Hunger Relief Efforts
Auburn, ME – The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) has awarded Good Shepherd Food Bank $3 million to purchase vegetables, fruits, and seafood from Maine producers to be distributed to hunger relief programs across the state. Read more here
Capital Means More Than Money: Aligning Values in a New Food Economy Please join us for the daylong gathering in Belfast! November 10, 2016 Hutchinson Center Belfast, ME Tickets tend to sell out for this event so register early Register … Continue reading