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Sustainable Startups Need Different Investment Instruments

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FSA workshop with NMDC on creating a Producer Business Plan

December 6th, 2017 Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum 1678 US-1 Littleton, ME 04730 Join Northern Maine Development Commission staff and representatives from Maine’s USDA Farm Service Agency to improve your business skills as an agricultural producer or would be producer. This … Continue reading

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New CEI Women’s Business Center workshops coming up

Brand Strategy Tuesd. Dec. 5th, Brand Design Strategy Tuesd. Dec 12, Brand Activation – Tuesd. Dec 19, Tax preparation for sole proprietors… see schedule for December here.

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Museum of Science – The Future of Seafood: Nourishing the World

Monday, December 4 and Tuesday, December 5 Future of Seafood: Nourishing the World Nourishing an understanding of global seafood production and inspiring innovation in sustainable, long-term growth. The Museum of Science, Boston and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (Portland, … Continue reading

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The Food Tech Revolution: A workshop with Janet Helm

Detai Details can be found here.

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Washington Post – A Growing Number of Young Americans are Leaving Desk Jobs to Farm

Liz Whitehurst dabbled in several careers before she ended up here, crating fistfuls of fresh-cut arugula in the early-November chill. The hours were better at her nonprofit jobs. So were the benefits. But two years ago, the 32-year-old Whitehurst — … Continue reading

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Maine Grain Alliance – Technical Assistance Grant Opportunity

MAINE GRAIN ALLIANCE GRANT OPPORTUNITY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS FOR GRAIN-BASED BUSINESSES Application Deadline: December 1st, 2017 – 5:00 pm The Maine Grain Alliance seeks applications to award mini-grants of $250 – $1,000. The mini-grants are to fund need-based technical assistance … Continue reading

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CEI workshop: Content Calendar Creation for Social Media

TOMORROW, NOVEMBER 21 CONTENT CALENDAR CREATION FOR SOCIAL MEDIA Join us tomorrow for a new workshop to help maximize your social media efforts! Are you a small business owner who is unsure of what or when to post on social … Continue reading

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3rd annual Farmland Access Conference

Join co-hosts Land For Good & Maine Farmland Trust for the 3rd Annual Maine Farmland Access Conference Monday, December 4th Augusta Civic Center Augusta, Maine Details here.

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SMM Daylong 2017 – “Stepping up to the Plate” notes

Community energy and joy were reflected everywhere in our Slow Money Maine daylong gathering, from Judy Wicks’ keynote to relationship conversations among producers, buyers and investors; from a lunch featuring more than 18 local producers to creative collaborations shared by … Continue reading

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