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LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER: Small Business – Big Opportunity Forum

Tuesday, May 2nd 11:30 – 1:30 Portland Regency Hotel No cost to attend, registration is required. There’s still time to register (just barely) for the Small Business Big Opportunity forum being presented during National Small Business Week! For more information … Continue reading

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Ocean Approved has some extra processing space. . .

Due to the seasonality of our crop, our processing facility is not in use during the months of July, August, September and part of October.  We are licensed for Seaweed, Vegetables, and Fruits. Our 6,400 sqft facility is located just … Continue reading

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Blue Ox Malthouse is Hiring!

Blue Ox Malthouse is seeking two hardworking, dynamic individuals to join our current team as we work to position the company as a leader in the new, nationally emerging craft malt industry. We are asking for the help of our … Continue reading

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Support LD 1338 at a public hearing on 4/26

The majority of Maine’s business, farms and multi-unity housing is owned by people nearing or at retirement age, many of whom don’t have succession plans.  In Maine, 400,000 acres of farmland is expected to change hands in the next ten … Continue reading

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SMM Meeting Minutes: April 12, 2017

Our first meeting of Spring included a great mix of networking, food and presentations. Bonnie provided hints of our daylong gathering on Nov. 8th, with the theme of “Stepping Up to the Plate.” This year’s focus will be on several forms of … Continue reading

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A few job postings!

Marsh River Coop is Hiring Category: Part-Time Phone: 207.722.3053 Email: marshriverordering@gmail.com Posted: Apr 09, 2017 The Marsh River Cooperative in Brooks is currently hiring for a part-time Retail Associate. Position is 6 to 9 hours a week in the morning. … Continue reading

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Greenhorn’s Episode Six-Growing a Regional Food Economy video

Check out this video;  https://vimeo.com/204250102  It stars Marada and Leah, and our farmer friends; David Ouellette, Chubb Dion, and Jay LaJoie.  And also serves as a great tribute to Kate and Jim Cook.  Big shoes. “Episode Six” – Growing a … Continue reading

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USM Food Studies Program registration is OPEN!

Registration is open at USM! The Food Studies Program has a stellar line-up of classes on offer. Check our our Fall 2017 course guide here: https://usm.maine.edu/food-studies More info coming soon about: our paid internship program (launching Fall 2017) our graduate … Continue reading

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Principle Six Conference

Principle Six Conference rescheduled to ​ Saturday April 29th from 9:30am-4pm ​at Christ Church​,​ 2 Dresden Ave. in Gardiner​. It was challenging to find a date that worked to reschedule ​​the conference, ​which is why we had a delay on … Continue reading

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The New Food Economy – Who’s benefiting from the billions invested in food startups? Not Middle America

A fascinating article about on the failure of Oklahoma City’s Urban Agrarian—and why local food is struggling outside the coastal bubbles — that applies to all local food communities across the country —  See full article here.

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