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Recent SMM Buzz
- Sustainable Startups Need Different Investment Instruments
- FSA workshop with NMDC on creating a Producer Business Plan
- New CEI Women’s Business Center workshops coming up
- Museum of Science – The Future of Seafood: Nourishing the World
- The Food Tech Revolution: A workshop with Janet Helm
- Washington Post – A Growing Number of Young Americans are Leaving Desk Jobs to Farm
- Maine Grain Alliance – Technical Assistance Grant Opportunity
- CEI workshop: Content Calendar Creation for Social Media
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Liz Whitehurst dabbled in several careers before she ended up here, crating fistfuls of fresh-cut arugula in the early-November chill. The hours were better at her nonprofit jobs. So were the benefits. But two years ago, the 32-year-old Whitehurst — … Continue reading
For the second year, Maine Farm and Sea Cooperative (MFSC) was selected to manage all the meal purchasing to service for BikeMaine.
Tim Rider, of NE Fishmongers, a presenter and loan recipient through SMM, is featured in the September issue of National Fisherman….yay team!!!
Harvesting Opportunity: The Power of Regional Food System Investments to Transform Communities, published as a partnership between the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s agencies … Continue reading
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Invasive green crabs responsible for decimating Maine’s soft-shell clam industry are being investigated for possible culinary purposes. Art conservator Jonathan Taggart, marine biologist Marissa McMahan, and Georgetown lobsterman Chris Jamison traveled to Venice last year to learn the secrets of harvesting green … Continue reading
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FocusMaine has a goal to stimulate the growth of between 5,000 to 12,000 direct traded jobs (primarily engaging in exports from Maine) and 14,000 to 32,000 indirect jobs(supplier and supports) over the course of the next ten years. Read full … Continue reading
Last week, Amazon acquired Whole Foods in a move that has many wondering what this means for the direction of the economy. In my view, Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods does to organics what Uber did to the sharing economy: … Continue reading