Author Archives: Slow Money Maine Admin

Frinklepod Farm is building the Pod!

Check out the exciting building news and campaign at Frinklepod Farm – here.

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Learn how to stop throwing out leftover food at school

Tune in to the “Share It and Compost It” webinars to learn more about how to set up food recovery programs in your school. October 20th: Compost It – Don’t Trash It! Registration is still open.  Register here.

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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Maine as a result of drought

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations located in Maine as a result of the drought … Continue reading

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Save the Date!

Power to Thrive: The Intersection of Health, Environment, and Equity December 5, 2016 6:30 – 8:30 PM Waterville Opera House Hosted by Elmina B. Sewall Foundation

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CDI Awarded Rural Cooperative Development Grant

The USDA has awarded 29 grants totaling $5.8 million to help rural co-ops create jobs and support business expansion, including one to CDI to support technical assistance in rural communities in New England and New York. Read more here.

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Join us inSupporting Relationships for ​Beginning ​ Farm ​er​ Success

Healthy on-farm relationships between spouses, employees, apprentices and family members are vital to a farm’s success. If these relationships are burdened by stress or lack of clear communication, the farm may not succeed. Sometimes the supports farmers need are as … Continue reading

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Portland Press Herald Editorial

October 4th, 2016 Here’s a really interesting article in the Portland Press Herald about farm success and the importance of public support. Read it here.

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Maine Equity Crowdfunding workshop

Wednesday October 5, 2016 from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM Preti Flaherty Penthouse Floor One City Center Portland, ME 04101 Join us for this panel discussion where we will review the important details about the Maine Equity Crowdfunding law. Important … Continue reading

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Maine 5th Annual Farm to School Conference

Its not too late to register for Maine’s 5th Annual Farm to School conference!  Register here.

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Heiwa Tofu Opens its new facility in Rockport

Grand Opening Friday, October 7, 2016 between 2:00 and 8: 00 pm Heiwa Tofu is celebrating its new food production facility at 201 West Street, Rockport, Maine with a grand opening party.  All are invited to stop by on Friday, … Continue reading

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