2016/2017 MEETING SCHEDULE:
SMM Meetings 2016:
November Daylong Gathering in Belfast: 11/10/16
SMM Meeting dates 2017:
2017: Wednesdays 2/15,4/12, 10/4 at Christ Church in Gardiner 1-4pm
November Daylong Gathering in Belfast: 11/8/2017
No Small Potatoes (NSP) Investment ClubFor more information and to download an application, click here.
Maine Organic Lenders (MOL) Investment ClubFor more information and to submit an application, click here.
Recent SMM Buzz
- Frinklepod Farm is building the Pod!
- Learn how to stop throwing out leftover food at school
- SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Maine as a result of drought
- Save the Date!
- CDI Awarded Rural Cooperative Development Grant
- Join us inSupporting Relationships for Beginning Farm er Success
- Portland Press Herald Editorial
- Maine Equity Crowdfunding workshop
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Check out the exciting building news and campaign at Frinklepod Farm – here.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
Its not too late to register for Maine’s 5th Annual Farm to School conference! Register here.