2016 MEETING SCHEDULE:
Bi- Monthly SMM Meetings
2016: Thursdays 1/14, 3/17, 5/12, 7/21, 9/15 at Christ Church in Gardiner 1-4pm
November Daylong Gathering in Belfast: 11/10/16
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
- Rehabilitating Maine’s Rivers and Streams: Restoring Our Rivers One by One
- A new approach to community food systems integrates conservation-minded land trusts
- Planting Justice Creates Access to Affordable Food
- Investing in Sustainable Food Systems – Teleconference
- Creating a Forage Forest: an Advanced Permaculture Workshop
- Slow Money Maine Meeting Minutes May 12th 2016
- MSCW holds panel on food waste
- Food For UMaine food system
- MCED job announcement
- CEI Women’s Business Center – counseling, workshops and events
- Conservation Law Foundation Honoree
- Maine Farm and Sea Cooperative workshop
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Author Archives: Slow Money Maine Admin
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
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
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
Thursday June 2, 2016 1pm-2pm Eastern time. Register here!
May 27-29 Freedom, Maine. Details here: Forage Forest Workshop. Or register through the facebook event page here.
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
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.
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.
Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development opens search for the next Executive Director. Learn more about it here.
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