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SMM embraces social media!

As we continue to spread the word of the SMM network throughout the state, we know that we need to make use of all forms of sharing.  With this post, we are pleased to share with our network that any … Continue reading

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Apple Creek Farm: We’re Hatching an Egg-pansion

Check out Apple Creek Farm’s great Crowdfunding video here on Barnraiser

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May 3 – 4, 2017 The Falls Center, Manchester, NH Cost: Varies from $75 – 300 Plan to attend this 2-day training to build your skills and proficiency in assisting farm families through farm succession and transfer planning. Become a … Continue reading

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New Roots Farm is seeking a Marketing Coordinator

New Roots Cooperative Farm is looking to hire a marketing coordinator to help them sustain and grow their markets this season.  The position will be based in Lewiston and will be approximately 20 hours a week. The job posting is … Continue reading

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Workshop: Introduction to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule

Waldoboro, Maine – What is the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and how could it impact your farm? Are you a grower or producer interested in learning more about food safety on your farm? If so, please join us on … Continue reading

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The Women’s Business Center at CEI is hosting InnovateHER 2017!

The Women’s Business Center at CEI is pleased to once again bring the InnovateHer: Innovating for Women Business Challenge to Maine. This challenge seeks to unearth products and services that impact and empower the lives of women and families, as … Continue reading

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Portland Food Launch and Festival

Start up, Scale up and Eat up! June 22, 2017, Thompson’s Point, Portland, ME Find full schedule and details here.

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Portland Press Herald – How a Van Buren-based vegetable processor went from triumph to shutdown

The bad news arrived right around Labor Day. Northern Girl’s customer Whole Foods, which had been buying nearly 3,000 pounds of its fresh harvest medley every week – cleaned, cubed and ready to be roasted and served up in the … Continue reading

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SMM Meeting Minutes – March 8th, 2017

Our first meeting of 2017 confirmed the full array of SMM offerings and the commitment of many people, familiar and new, to our network! Over 80 people filled the room and almost half of them attended our pre-meeting focus group … Continue reading

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Hunger and Nutrition Farm Bill Listening Session With Chellie Pingree

Monday March 20th, 2017 9-11 a.m. at Portland Public Library’s Rines Auditorium.   Portland, Maine As Congress prepares for the upcoming reauthorization of the Farm Bill, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree wants to give you a chance to offer feedback on the critical … Continue reading

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