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Farmer to Farmer Conference Nov 4-6

Registration is open for MOFGA’s Farmer to Farmer Conference in Northport, Maine.  Details and registration here.

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Creative Sources of Capital for your Cooperative

Join Project Equity as they discuss 3 ways to raise community investments for your worker-owned coop in a Webinar with Cutting Edge Capital. They will cover a new approach that is now available due to the eagerly awaited Jobs Act, … Continue reading

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Maine Farm to School 5th Annual Conference

Register now for the 5th Annual Maine Farm to School Conference at Bates College in Lewiston, ME on October 14, 2016. Here are some of the things we have planned: Message from Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Interactive hands-on workshops: school gardens, … Continue reading

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SMM Meeting Minutes – September 15, 2016

A glorious Fall day provided the backdrop for our last regular gathering of the year (amazing!) though Bonnie also announced our November 10th daylong event which is now open for registration. Please check our recent newsletter or web site for … Continue reading

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Jenn Lagnini – Turtle Rock Farm

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Maine Farm & Sea Cooperative seeks Board members

Maine Farm & Sea Cooperative is looking for Board members for our first official board of directors.  New Board members will be elected at our first annual meeting in early December (date and location TBA).  We are looking for board … Continue reading

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Fair Food Fund – Calling All Good Food Entrepreneurs!

APPLY FOR FAIR FOOD NETWORK’S BUSINESS BOOT CAMP THIS DEC. 6-8! The Boot Camp is FREE for selected entrepreneurs with the chance to win up to $10,000 in CASH PRIZES! Participants will partner with industry mentors and fellow entrepreneurs to … Continue reading

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FOCUSME: GAME CHANGING SUPPORT FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

Beginning October 4th, 2016. The Women’s Business Center at CEI and the Portland SCORE Chapter are collaborating to host FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs. See website for details

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Good Shepherd Food Bank Awarded $3 Million for Purchase of Nutritious, Maine-grown Foods for Hunger Relief Efforts

Auburn, ME – The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) has awarded Good Shepherd Food Bank $3 million to purchase vegetables, fruits, and seafood from Maine producers to be distributed to hunger relief programs across the state.   Read more here

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SMM Daylong Gathering Registration is now open!!

Capital Means More Than Money: Aligning Values in a New Food Economy Please join us for the daylong gathering in Belfast! November 10, 2016 Hutchinson Center Belfast, ME Tickets tend to sell out for this event so register early Register … Continue reading

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