Author Archives: Slow Money Maine Admin

Maine Farm and Sea Cooperative workshop

Join  MFSC in Connecting Practitioners to Share Stories and Best Practices to Make Farm to Institution Work For All, Thu, May 19 at 1:00 PM, Standish, ME see details and register here

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FARMS (Focus on Agriculture in Rural Maine Schools) has new classes

Healthy Cooking & Eating When:  first Tuesday of the month, 6:30-8:00 pm May 3 – Plant Power 101   Most of us have heard this classic quote, “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” But what exactly does this mean? Join … Continue reading

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GPCOG (Greater Portland Council of Governments) & Fork Food Lab Project Update!!!

Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) Catalyst Project: Fork Food Lab Buys Building in West Bayside! The Fork Food Lab, one of GPCOG’s IMCP catalyst projects, is developing a collaborative commercial kitchen that will serve new and existing food businesses.  … Continue reading

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“Get Your Business Online” Workshop by CEI

CEI – Women’s Business Center is putting on a workshop TOMORROW! Join us for this can’t-miss workshop to learn how to optimize your business listings online and ensure that the right information comes up in Search, Maps and Google+. You … Continue reading

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Unity College seeks Farm and Field manager

Unity College McKay Farm and Research Station is seeking an experienced farm and field manager for a full-time, salaried position with benefits. To see a full description of the position see our Farm Manager job announcement on the Unity College … Continue reading

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Feeding the Community

See what’s going on in the county.  Watch the inspiring video “Feeding the Community” to see how The Maine Community Foundation, Catholic Charities, Fair Food Fund and Northern Girl are working together to make fresh vegetables available to those that … Continue reading

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Kids Eat Maine Carrots in Caribou

Northern Girl and Carey Medical Center team up and launch a program to provide locally grown carrots to Maine schoolchildren.  WAGM news covers “Kids Eat Maine Carrots in Caribou.”

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Value Added Producer Grant Opportunity

Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) notice for applications just published in the Federal Register. There  is approximately $44 million in funding available nationally to agricultural producers for the fiscal year 2016. Check out this link for more information and guidelines for … Continue reading

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Maine Seafood Network Meeting

Thursday April 28, 2016, 3:00-4:00 at the Freeport Community Library Monique Coombs  will describe an exciting new project at this month’s MESN meeting. This project involves an assessment of the current job descriptions and skill sets necessary to develop a … Continue reading

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USDA Grant opportunities

Check out four new USDA grant opportunities and their deadlines

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