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Wolfs Neck Farm is awarded a USDA Grant for Training

FREEPORT, ME – The Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Tom Vilsack, today announced that Wolfe’s Neck Farm Foundation, Inc. (WNF) has been awarded a three-year grant totaling $573,256 to support expansion of its Organic Dairy Farmer … Continue reading

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Digested: Can Small Food Brands Scale Up Without Selling Out?

Slow Money Maine addresses this exact question as part of our focus at the  Daylong event in Belfast, ME November 10, 2016. Here’s an article from Civil Eats on the subject.  Well worth the read. Join us in November and … Continue reading

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Its Time for a New Economics

The Schmacher Center for a New Economics Its Time for a New Economics by Greg Watson Having worked on and off in the arena of sustainable agriculture for nearly fifty years in both the government and nonprofit sectors, the question … Continue reading

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Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development – July news

MCED Connect: July 2106 5 Minutes With… John Holden of the Lewiston Auburn Economic Growth Council. Check out the current newlsetter, for this and more. . .

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Slow Money Maine Featured in Summer Issue of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners

Check out this great article in MOFGA’s summer issue of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners newspaper.  See full article here.

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“Alewife Ambassador” teaches Surry middle-schoolers how to smoke ’em if they get ’em – The Ellsworth American

Check out this great article in the Ellsworth American about Surry School children and Alewives! Here.

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New Food Economy Article – New equity crowdfunding rules take effect in May

For the first time in 80 years, normal people can invest in small businesses – New equity crowdfunding rules take effect in May Read the full article here

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Baking Workshops at Somerset Grist Mill

View  this article and learn how to register for these workshops about bread and the bread economy

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Maine Coast Sea Vegetables Moves to a New Facility

Read all about the move in this article from the Island Institute

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Beyond Sustainable… Redefining “Sustainable”

A global ‘Regeneration Revolution’ is under way. In the 1970s, Robert Rodale, son of American organic pioneer J.I. Rodale coined the term ‘regenerative organic agriculture’ to distinguish a kind of farming that goes beyond simply “sustainable.” According to the Rodale … Continue reading

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