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“Soil 2017” Reading & Book Signing by Woody Tasch

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July 21st-22nd Friends of Liberty Hall and Greenhorns present: “Halls away Downeast”

Join us on July 21-22 as we present a tour of the civic architecture of Downeast Maine in partnership with Friends of Liberty Hall, a newly restored hall in Machiasport Maine. Along with other partners and presenters we will proceed … Continue reading

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Speaker Sisterhood Club for Women Entrepreneurs Launching Sept. 2018

Speaker Sisterhood is a network of speaking clubs created exclusively for women, which offers a structured, facilitated curriculum that is designed to help women use public speaking and presentation skills to advance their business or career, enhance their leadership impact, … Continue reading

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New Roots Cooperative Farm & Isuken Co-op Open Farmstand in Lewiston Grand Opening Celebration

​You’re invited! New Roots Cooperative Farm and Isuken Co-op Open Farmstand in Lewiston Grand Opening Celebration ​Wednesday, July 11th, 5-7pm, 996 Sabattus St. Lewiston Two cooperative businesses have joined forces to re-open the former Blackie’s Farm Stand at 996 Sabattus … Continue reading

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More U.S. businesses are becoming worker co-ops: Here’s why

BY EILLIE ANZILOTTI Article appears in Fast Company, read the entire article here. In 1982, Linda and Gregory Coles were struggling to find a sitter for their 18-month-old daughter. After a year of searching, they just decided to open their … Continue reading

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The Carrot Project’s Business Assistance Network for Farms & Food Businesses

  (Photo: Two Farmers Farm, Scarborough, ME) The Carrot Project and their partners have started a new initiative outlined in the guiding document, The Blueprint: Building a Better Business Assistance Network for Farms and Food Businesses. (Click here to view … Continue reading

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MOFGA awards three business development grants

The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), thanks to support from the John Merck Fund, is awarding $3,000 grants to each of three MOFGA-certified organic businesses: Turtle Rock Farm in Brunswick, Ripley Farm in Dover-Foxcroft and Left Field Farm … Continue reading

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The Food Studies Program at USM Announces New Food Studies Graduate Certificate

Are you curious about where your food comes from? Do you care whether the land it’s grown on is being well cared for and if the workers are making a livable wage? Do you want to help end widespread hunger … Continue reading

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June Webinars and Workshops from New Entry

June webinars and workshops from New Entry Throughout the year, New Entry holds dozens of classes, advanced workshops, online trainings, farm tours and field trainings for beginning and established farmers, Food Hub customers, and the general public. Almost all events … Continue reading

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Frinklepod Farm Announces Summer Cooking Classes

Vegan Sushi, Pickles-Chutneys-Jams, Date Night, Mexican Fiesta, and more….  Frinklepod Farm has something for everyone planned this summer! Frinklepod Farm is proud to be the only venue in southern Maine (and probably beyond) offering a regular schedule of hands-on, plant-based/vegan cooking classes!   The … Continue reading

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