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Upcoming Events from the Maine Farm to School Network

Greetings! Here are this month’s Maine Farm to School updates. Included are save the dates, funding opportunities, and more. Please share this monthly update with others and encourage them to subscribe to this newsletter. Also be sure to let us … Continue reading

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Fair Food Network testifies on Healthy Food Incentives in House Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee Public Hearing

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Beyond Sustainable… Redefining “Sustainable”

A global ‘Regeneration Revolution’ is under way. In the 1970s, Robert Rodale, son of American organic pioneer J.I. Rodale coined the term ‘regenerative organic agriculture’ to distinguish a kind of farming that goes beyond simply “sustainable.” According to the Rodale … Continue reading

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Technical Assistance Grant Opportunity

The Maine Grain Alliance seeks applications to award mini-grants of $250 – $1,000. The mini-grants are to fund need-based technical assistance (TA) and equipment that will help grain-based business owners secure economic opportunities in Maine. A minimum of $12,000 is … Continue reading

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FARMS – Winter 2016 Events

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2016 Advanced Business Planning with Richard Wiswall

Advanced Business Planning Workshop with Richard Wiswall February 21 & 22, 2016 MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center $100 per person; $135 per couple. Lunch is included. This one-and-a-half day workshop is designed to help those who have one year of … Continue reading

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A Climate of Change – 4 Short Films

4 short films, produced by the Island Institute, take you to Maine, Alaska, and Florida. Learn how changing ocean environments are impacting lobsters, king crab, and oysters. Discover the potential for shellfish and seaweed aquaculture to diversify incomes and alter ocean chemistry. Click on the link … Continue reading

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Panel Event – The Role of Technology in Small Business Growth – 1/28

PANEL EVENT: The Role of Technology in Small Business Growth Thursday, January 28 Join us for an exciting panel discussion at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute! -Portland- Our all-star panelists will address some of the most important questions and … Continue reading

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Work Study Positions offered for the Maine Kneading Conference

What to expect: In exchange for the $325 registration fee, accepted applicants pay $100 and will receive free camping on site, meals from Wednesday night through Saturday morning, and the chance to learn and work with some of the big … Continue reading

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2016 Slow Living Summit – Food & Ag Entrepreneurship How to Succeed in Business by Slowing Down

As always, the Summit takes the Slow approach to entrepreneurship. “Slow Living” embodies cooperation, celebration, respect, purpose, sustainability, gratitude, mindfulness, and resilience.  Who should come: farmers, entrepreneurs, students, funders, educators, consultants, concerned citizens. View this link for the full line … Continue reading

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