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MOFGA Journeyperson application deadline September 19th

If you are serious about a career in farming, Apply now to be a MOFGA Journeyperson.  Fall deadline, September 19th, 2016.  Details can be found on the MOFGA website, here.

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Maine Food Strategy releases “the Framework: A Tool for Advancing Maine’s Food System”

After an exciting press conference on Tuesday, The Maine Food Strategy is now releasing the Framework: A tool for advancing Maine’s food system. This document was developed over years of stakeholder input across many platforms, and synthesizes that information in … Continue reading

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Maine Grain Alliance workshop – The BIG Bake!

Grain Education Workshop Announcement: The BIG Bake! Greetings, Bonnie! Join us September 21 – 24, 2016, at the Common Ground Country Fair in Unity, Maine, for our fourth annual hands-on wood-fired production workshop, The BIG Bake! Come bake fresh bread … Continue reading

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Free Renewable Energy Workshop For Agricultural Producers and Rural Small Business

Monday September 12th, 2016 3-5 pm Unity Food Hub Unity, ME Learn how to access USDA Rural Development guaranteed loan or competitive grant funds for the purchase, installation and construction of renewable energy systems and energy efficiency projects. Details here.

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Wolfs Neck Farm is awarded a USDA Grant for Training

FREEPORT, ME – The Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Tom Vilsack, today announced that Wolfe’s Neck Farm Foundation, Inc. (WNF) has been awarded a three-year grant totaling $573,256 to support expansion of its Organic Dairy Farmer … Continue reading

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Digested: Can Small Food Brands Scale Up Without Selling Out?

Slow Money Maine addresses this exact question as part of our focus at the  Daylong event in Belfast, ME November 10, 2016. Here’s an article from Civil Eats on the subject.  Well worth the read. Join us in November and … Continue reading

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MCED Connect: August 2016 – Aquaculture! 5 Minutes with Chris Davis of MAIC and Local Wisdom with Carter Newell

Check out Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development’s August newsletter here.

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CEI Women’s Business Center – PIPELINE ANGELS PITCH SUMMIT AND ANGEL INVESTOR BOOTCAMP

Application Deadline August 15th CEI – Women’s Business Center Pipeline Angels is a network of new and seasoned women investors who are keenly interested in changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women social entrepreneurs. There are … Continue reading

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Land & Sea half-day Colloquium

LAND & SEA: A FRESH LOOK AT OUR REGION’S FOOD FUTURE September 29, 2016 Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine 1:00-5:30pm See Details and register here.

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New Roots Cooperative Farm celebrates new farm in Lewiston on August 11th

New Roots Cooperative Farm invites you to a celebration of their NEW FARM IN LEWISTON!! Thursday August 11th, 2016 2-4pm 954 College Street Lewiston, ME www.facebook.com/newrootscooperativefarm

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