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2016 Advanced Business Planning with Richard Wiswall

Advanced Business Planning Workshop with Richard Wiswall February 21 & 22, 2016 MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center $100 per person; $135 per couple. Lunch is included. This one-and-a-half day workshop is designed to help those who have one year of … Continue reading

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A Climate of Change – 4 Short Films

4 short films, produced by the Island Institute, take you to Maine, Alaska, and Florida. Learn how changing ocean environments are impacting lobsters, king crab, and oysters. Discover the potential for shellfish and seaweed aquaculture to diversify incomes and alter ocean chemistry. Click on the link … Continue reading

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Panel Event – The Role of Technology in Small Business Growth – 1/28

PANEL EVENT: The Role of Technology in Small Business Growth Thursday, January 28 Join us for an exciting panel discussion at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute! -Portland- Our all-star panelists will address some of the most important questions and … Continue reading

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2016 Slow Living Summit – Food & Ag Entrepreneurship How to Succeed in Business by Slowing Down

As always, the Summit takes the Slow approach to entrepreneurship. “Slow Living” embodies cooperation, celebration, respect, purpose, sustainability, gratitude, mindfulness, and resilience.  Who should come: farmers, entrepreneurs, students, funders, educators, consultants, concerned citizens. View this link for the full line … Continue reading

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Save the Date! March 9th – 2016 PVGrows Forum

Save the Date! The 2016 PVGrows Forum will be held Wednesday, March 9th at Gateway City Arts in Holyoke, MA. This year, the forum centers around the topic “Local Food, Healthy Communities.” We hope you’ll join us. The 2016 PVGrows … Continue reading

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Veris Innovator Series: Food, Farms, and Finance – February 8th

Veris Innovator Series: Food, Farms, and Finance (or, everything you wanted to know about impact investment opportunities in sustainable agriculture) Are you…Eating local & organic? Anti-Monsanto? A CSA supporter or farmers market frequent flyer? Giving your time, energy, and dollars … Continue reading

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41st Annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum

The 2016 Forum will be held on March 3rd, March 4th, & March 5th at the Samoset Resort The Forum Board is delighted to welcome back Captain Keith Colburn from the series “Deadliest Catch.”  He will be participating in the … Continue reading

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Just Eat It – A Food Waste Story – 1/30 Film in Belfast, ME

Did you know that 40% of the food produced for humans in the U.S. is wasted every year? That’s enough to fill the Empire State Building nearly 100 times. Meanwhile, Maine ranks first in New England in terms of food … Continue reading

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2016 Washington County Food Summit

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