Author Archives: Slow Money Maine Admin

Seaweed Symposium and EM2C Summit; June 17-18 & 20-21

From Severine v T Fleming at Smithereen Farm, home of The Greenhorns: The Greenhorns will be hosting a SEAWEED SYMPOSIUM in Pembroke, Maine ON June 20-21, as an add-on to the forum hosted in Machias, ME by the Eastern Maine … Continue reading

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SRI Trends Report 2018: Community Investing

https://greenmoneyjournal.com/sri-trends-report-2018-community-investing/  Community Investing is a vital form of sustainable and impact investing that the US SIF Foundation has tracked for more than two decades. The community investing sector has experienced rapid growth over the last decade, nearly doubling in assets … Continue reading

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Apply for the 2019 Cultivator Program

The application process for the 2019 Cultivator program is now OPEN! Click here to learn more! Are you a Maine food, beverage or agriculture producer who: has a proven value-added product & scalable business model has achieved annual revenue of $500k+ is looking to … Continue reading

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SMM Gathering • Wednesday January 23rd

Wednesday January 23rd, 2019 1-4 pm Come to the first gathering of a CHANGE UP year for Slow Money Maine! Mix the old with the new. Great presenters, delicious samplings of local foods, the perfect time for getting to know others in the Slow … Continue reading

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Urgent Action Needed to Save Organic Standards

On Tuesday, December 10, the Senate advanced a version of the Farm Bill, in hopes of passing a bill before the end of the year. While the latest version contains some good news for small independent farmers, it also includes a plan … Continue reading

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Inspiring Video of the Milkhouse Dairy Farm and Creamery from The Real Organic Project

In response to the lack of enforcement of some vital USDA Organic standards to protect soil health and animal welfare, organic farmers rallied together to fight to protect the integrity of the organic label. The lobbying efforts of Big Ag … Continue reading

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Food Fork Lab’s 12 Days of Christmas

  Celebrate the holidays with Fork Food Lab and our members! For the 12 Days of Christmas we are doing 12 different and unique events! Join us for one or all! All events are donating a percentage of profits to … Continue reading

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Please spread the word among the shellfish harvesting community

Greetings all – The Downeast Fisheries Partnership is hosting a shellfish industry listening session on December 12th, at the Seaworthy Event Center, 23 Main St., Milbridge, from 11:30am-3:00pm (lunch will be provided).  Clamming is an important fishery in eastern Maine but landings are … Continue reading

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Maine Is Scaling Up its Local Grain Economy

https://civileats.com/2018/11/26/maine-is-scaling-up-its-local-grain-economy Joel Alex didn’t have experience with grain malting or a business background when he launched Blue Ox Malthouse at 27. But he saw a need. In 2012, Alex met a craft brewer who said he was unable to find … Continue reading

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“Do Good by Giving Up More: A Vision of Restorative Investing” – by Rodney Foxworth

Rodney Foxworth is Executive Director of BALLE, a network of local economy leaders from across the US and Canada. Link to story online. We live in an urgent time: duopolies and monopolies greatly suffocate the growth of small, local businesses; … Continue reading

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