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Closing Maine’s Hunger Gaps – USM Food Studies Program

Closing Maine’s Hunger Gap: Exploring Myths, Realities, Solutions Hunger is on the rise, and threatens the development of our children, the vitality of our workforce, and the strength of our communities. This series will examine the fundamental causes of poverty … Continue reading

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Regional Food Systems Investments in New England:

Moving to the Next Stage of Development Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Wednesday, November 15, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. View agenda and register here The Federal Reserve System and USDA have partnered to develop a book focused on … Continue reading

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‘Trawl to Table’ Meetings coming up

Trawl to Table events bring fishermen together with seafood dealers, restaurants, retailers, and others involved in buying and selling seafood to share information about the seafood supply chain. These interactive events include stations on gear technology and fishing practices, quality … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Edge – New Online Business Course

More information can be found here.

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Bonnie will be featured as a keynote speaker, and Amber Lambke of Maine Grains in the lineup of presenters  at this exciting event — here’s the link for more details and registration.

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SMM Meeting Minutes: October 4th, 2017

A glorious Fall day brought a full house to our Focus Group on the Farm Bill, with Craig Hickman and Emily Horton facilitating the session. Our gathering afterwards included a large number of new and enthusiastic participants, along with an … Continue reading

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Balle Leadership Summit

November 15-17, 2017 Pacific Grove, California. See details here.

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USDA 2018 Farm to School Grant application December deadline

The long awaited USDA Farm to School Grant Request for Applications has been released. Full details here.

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Heiwa Tofu is Hiring!

JOIN OUR TEAM OF ROCKSTARS! As we continue to grow, we need more team members!Heiwa Tofu manufactures high quality tofu and soymilk using organic Maine and New England grown soybeans. Our production crew is small, but central to the success … Continue reading

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BikeMaine Event serves 75% local foods!

For the second year, Maine Farm and Sea Cooperative (MFSC) was selected to manage all the meal purchasing to service for BikeMaine.

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