Author Archives: Slow Money Maine Admin

Community Table Portland Offers Its First Program in Maine

Monday, September 24th, 12p-1:30pm 213 Abromson Center on USM’s Portland Campus Have a food-related challenge that you need some help addressing in your community or your business? Want feedback on a new product idea? Looking to network with other movers and … Continue reading

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Announcing Maine School Gleaning Month

Hello Maine Gleaners and Friends, We are happy to announce Maine School Gleaning Month, a partnership between the Maine Gleaning Network members, Maine Farm to School Network, FoodCorps and more! See the notes to our 9/5/18 planning meeting for Maine … Continue reading

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POLICY ACTION ALERT: Deadline for Farm Bill is fast approaching!

Time is running out for Congress to pass a new farm bill- the current farm bill expires on September 30! A conference committee, which includes leadership from both Agriculture Committees as well as other House and Senate members, has been … Continue reading

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2019 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit: Call for Proposals

The annual Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit is being held in Portland, Maine, on March 15-16, 2019. This is the first time the Summit has been held in the Northeast and promises to bring over 500 students, faculty, and activists … Continue reading

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BRAND STRATEGY FOR SMALL BUSINESS from CEI

Thursday, September 20 | 9:00-11:00am Ok, so you know what business you want to play in and what your business goals are. A strong brand is the necessary next step, to guide all your operations and communications. But how do … Continue reading

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FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs

A series of facilitated peer groups for women business owners! Fall cohort beginning September 18! 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. This spring we … Continue reading

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Business Succession in Maine’s Food-Based Economy

Selling Up!  Business Succession in Maine’s Food-Based Economy Save the date! Thursday, November 1, 2018 10:00a – 4:00p University of Southern Maine Abromson Community Education Center, Portland Campus usm.maine.edu/food-studies/selling-up  Selling a food-based business while maintaining its essential character and role in … Continue reading

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Fair Food Business Boot Camp; Sign Up by Oct 12

Fair Food Business Boot Camp SIGN UP FOR THE BOOT CAMP Fair Food Network’s Fair Food Fund is investing in entrepreneurs that are transforming the business of food from farms to families. We pair financing and business assistance—two critical needs—to … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Office live webinars are back in September

The Farmer’s Office live webinars are back in September with Reading Financial Statements and Break-Even Analysis. The live webinars are designed to help farmers better manage their businesses for profitability; that is make more money! We host webinars twice a … Continue reading

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One Fish Foundation’s Summer Newsletter Now Online

“We won’t have all the answers. But we need to have these conversations in hopes of sparking ideas that may result in solutions.” -Colles Stowell, founder of One Fish Foundation, regarding the challenges we face as the domestic seafood supply … Continue reading

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