Author Archives: Slow Money Maine Admin

Rehabilitating Maine’s Rivers and Streams: Restoring Our Rivers One by One

Wednesday, June 1st 6:30pm – 8pm Belfast Free Library Belfast, Maine Join Downeast Salmon Federation’s Executive Director, Dwayne Shaw, in an examination of how Yankee resourcefulness and determination can rebuild and maintain a fisheries mecca on New England’s northern border … Continue reading

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A new approach to community food systems integrates conservation-minded land trusts

Portland Press Herald, May 15, 2016 In an effort to free Mainers from food insecurity, Good Shepherd Food Bank – the state’s largest hunger relief organization – works with 600 food pantries, schools, churches and other social service providers. Now … Continue reading

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Planting Justice Creates Access to Affordable Food

With the help of Slow Money Northern California, Planting Justice has purchased Rolling River Nursery, in Oakland, CA. The nursery is set to be transformed into an urban farm and training center that will greatly expand access to fresh produce, food-producing … Continue reading

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Investing in Sustainable Food Systems – Teleconference

Thursday June 2, 2016 1pm-2pm Eastern time.  Register here!

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Creating a Forage Forest: an Advanced Permaculture Workshop

May 27-29 Freedom, Maine.  Details here: Forage Forest Workshop. Or register through the facebook event page here.

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Slow Money Maine Meeting Minutes May 12th 2016

A quintessential summer-like day in May, along with grant deadlines and the start of the full growing season resulted in a smaller than usual audience for our gathering though the presentations and local food offerings offered a full afternoon. Bonnie … Continue reading

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MSCW holds panel on food waste

Maine Start Up and Create Week is holding a panel on food waste on June 21st.  Scroll down to the Core Session on Tuesday June 21st 9-10:45 for details.

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Food For UMaine food system

The FINE (Farm to Institution New England) newsletter this month is filled with a lot of news and two valuable videos about the UMaine food system case study conducted in 2015.  Check it out, here.

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MCED job announcement

Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development opens search for the next Executive Director.  Learn more about it here.

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CEI Women’s Business Center – counseling, workshops and events

The Women’s Business Center at CEI offers experienced, knowledgeable business specialists who can help you at any stage of your business, from start-up to expansion. Within a setting that respects your experience, skills, and learning style, we assist you in … Continue reading

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