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Lincoln County News – Waldoboro Couple Revitalizes Farm with Creamery and Sawmill

Two new Waldoboro residents are revitalizing a 40-acre farm overlooking the Medomak River off Friendship Road in Waldoboro. Allison Lakin and Neal Foley moved to East Forty Farm and Dairy in October 2016, looking to utilize the property to house … Continue reading

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The Russell Libby Agricultural Scholar Awards

Do you, or someone you know, dream of becoming an organic farmer? THE RUSSELL LIBBY AGRICULTURAL SCHOLAR AWARDS gives three $1,500 scholarships each year to students and farmers pursuing careers in sustainable or organic farming. The scholarship application deadline is … Continue reading

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MCED announces 2017 Top Gun Class

Top Gun Maine is pleased to announce the 2017 class (Portland, ME) The Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development (MCED) along with its partners, the University of Maine, The Lewiston/Auburn Economic Growth Council and MaineStream Finance, announced today the members of … Continue reading

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Be a Delegate at Slow Food Nations this summer!

Close your eyes to the chill of February and picture yourself this July in the amazing city of Denver, Colorado, surrounded by old and new Slow Food friends, eating delicious food and rallying to change the world. More than ever, … Continue reading

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MOFGA Advanced Business Planning Workshop with Richard Wiswall

February 26-27, 2017 Sunday, 9:30-4:00; Monday, 9:30-12:00 MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center $100 per person; $135 for two people coming from the same farm. Lunch is included on Sunday. Register here. This one-and-a-half day workshop will help established and beginning … Continue reading

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USDA REAP Program grant deadline March 31st, 2017

Details for the USDA Rural Energy for America Program Grant here.

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Philanthropy Daily: Strengthening the local food economy: a new role for philanthropies?

Check out this article in Philanthropy today the Maine Harvest Credit Union!

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Heiwa Tofu is hiring!

Available Immediately — Heiwa Tofu production team member Heiwa Tofu manufactures high quality tofu and soymilk using organic Maine and New England grown soybeans. Our production crew is small, but central to the success of the business. Initial responsibilities involve … Continue reading

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2017 Maine Community Food Council Summit

Maine Network of Community Food Councils Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 8:30 AM Exploring vital issues for Local Food Councils and how to knit together diverse projects into robust networks to bring our food system back home. Details, schedule and … Continue reading

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Maine Farm to Food Network Employment and Consulting opportunities

See lots of employment and consulting opportunities to support Maine’s food system here.

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