2016 MEETING SCHEDULE:
Bi- Monthly SMM Meetings
2016: Thursdays 1/14, 3/17, 5/12, 7/21, 9/15 at Christ Church in Gardiner 1-4pm
November Daylong Gathering in Belfast: 11/10/16
No Small Potatoes (NSP) Investment ClubFor more information and to download an application, click here.
Maine Organic Lenders (MOL) Investment ClubFor more information and to submit an application, click here.
Recent SMM Buzz
- 2016 Kneading Conference – Maine Grain Alliance July 28/29
- Its Time for a New Economics
- Maine Food Strategy Summer News
- REAP grant deadline October 31, 2016
- Women’s Business Center Happenings This Month!
- Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development – July news
- The NEXT Farm to Institution Summit
- Blue Ox – MALT FIELD DAY
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Category Archives: Articles
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
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. . .
Check out this great article in MOFGA’s summer issue of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners newspaper. See full article here.
“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.
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
View this article and learn how to register for these workshops about bread and the bread economy
Read all about the move in this article from the Island Institute
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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Read the article below and then join us! January 14th SMM PEER TO PEER FOCUS GROUP: “Soil: The Great Connector” Join Samuel Kaymen, Mark Fulford and Noah Wentworth at this meet up from12-1pm in the sitting room adjacent to our … Continue reading