Author Archives: Slow Money Maine Admin

Julia Shanks Food Consulting newsletter

“Why can I make more money…. and what to do about it” is the subject of this month’s newsletter.  Read about it here. Also, here are a couple of workshops coming up: February 14: Reading Financial Statements can help you understand where … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Grassroots Solutions Roundtable

Saturday, February 24th 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bangor Arts Exchange The Grassroots Fund and its partners invites funders to join an interactive conversation with grassroots organizers from across social and environmental perspectives to discuss creative, inclusive, and holistic climate … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

SMM Meeting Minutes: January 31st, 2018

Even with a snow cancellation, our rescheduled January SMM gathering drew a substantial crowd to greet the new year on a clear sunny afternoon. Bonnie welcomed everyone, both familiar and new, and spoke of the buoying effects of our ongoing … Continue reading

Posted in Meeting Minutes | Leave a comment

MFT Series: Competing in Maine’s Organic Grain Economy

Competing in Maine’s Organic Grain Economy Friday, February 23, 3-8 p.m.) AND Saturday, February 24 (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) AND Saturday, March 10 (9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) Northern Maine Community College, Presque Isle Part of Maine Farmland Trust’s Farming for Wholesale program, … Continue reading

Posted in In The News | Leave a comment

MOFGA’s Organic Farmer Loan Fund

MOFGA is accepting applications until March 30 for the spring 2018 funding cycle of its organic farmer loan fund. This fund is intended particularly to help organic farmers working on establishing a credit history for their farms. Loans in the … Continue reading

Posted in In The News | Leave a comment

Maine Community Foundation grant deadline February 15th

Mark Your calendars – The February 15th deadline is approaching for Maine Community Foundation’s largest grantmaking program. The Community Building Grant Program supports organizations and programs throughout the state that invest in people, maximize assets, and engage community. See details … Continue reading

Posted in Grant opportunities | Leave a comment

Marco Vangelisti – Facebook live free broadcast today 1/24 at 7pm Eastern time

Join Marco on Facebook Live this evening https://www.facebook.com/pg/EssentialKnowledge4Transition/events/?ref=page_internal EK4T (Essential KNowledge fro Transistion) Live weekly broadcasts will start Wednesday 1/24 at 4pm PT (7pm ET). We will cover the content of Essential Knowledge for Transition (money&banking, economics, finance and how … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Marco Vangelisti — Essential Knowledge for Transition – Newsletter

The mission of Essential Knowledge for Transition is primarily to help caring individuals and owners of capital move towards ethical finance and enlist their investment capital in the task of building the better world they long for. Read full newsletter … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Leave a comment

Free Seminar on how to sell your business to your employees

Starting to think about ownership succession for your business? This FREE seminar offers the opportunity to learn about the possibility of selling to the employees! Presented by the Vermont Employee Ownership Center (VEOC) and Cooperative Fund of New England, attendees … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Brown Bag Forum: Recruiting and and Retaining Employees for Restaurants and Retail

Brown Bag Forum: Recruiting and and Retaining Employees for Restaurants and Retail  Due to the snow, yesterday’s Brown Bag Forum has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 1st from 3-4pm (same location).  Come join Portland Buy Local for a conversation many … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment