2017 MEETING SCHEDULE:
2017 SMM MEETING DATES
WEDNESDAYS: 3/8, 4/12, 10/4 at Christ Church in Gardiner 1-4pm
11/8/17: November Daylong Gathering in Belfast
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
- Lincoln County News – Waldoboro Couple Revitalizes Farm with Creamery and Sawmill
- The Russell Libby Agricultural Scholar Awards
- MCED announces 2017 Top Gun Class
- Be a Delegate at Slow Food Nations this summer!
- MOFGA Advanced Business Planning Workshop with Richard Wiswall
- USDA REAP Program grant deadline March 31st, 2017
- Philanthropy Daily: Strengthening the local food economy: a new role for philanthropies?
- Heiwa Tofu is hiring!
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Category Archives: Events
Close your eyes to the chill of February and picture yourself this July in the amazing city of Denver, Colorado, surrounded by old and new Slow Food friends, eating delicious food and rallying to change the world. More than ever, … Continue reading
February 26-27, 2017 Sunday, 9:30-4:00; Monday, 9:30-12:00 MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center $100 per person; $135 for two people coming from the same farm. Lunch is included on Sunday. Register here. This one-and-a-half day workshop will help established and beginning … Continue reading
Maine Network of Community Food Councils Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 8:30 AM Exploring vital issues for Local Food Councils and how to knit together diverse projects into robust networks to bring our food system back home. Details, schedule and … Continue reading
The Women’s Business Center of CEI has some great workshops this month at their office in Portland. Check out details and register here. CONTRACT LAW BASICS FOR SMALL BUSINESS A WORKSHOP WITH OPTICLIFF LAW WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 | 9-10:30am LEGAL … Continue reading
Come Learn About the Proposed Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation at St. Joseph’s College Tuesday, January 31st – St. Joseph’s College 278 Whites Bridge Rd., Standish – Hall of Fame Room, Alfond Center 1:00 p.m.: Institute for Local Food … Continue reading
Save the Dates!! Entrepreneur to Table: Growing your Conscious Food and Ag Business Thursday, June 1st – Friday, June 2nd, 2017 See full details and registration link here.
Come see SMM’s Bonnie Rukin, as one of 8 “Rural Sparkplugs” who will be honored at the Envision Maine: Promoting Maine’s Next Economy Summit Friday February 10, 2017 Cross Insurance Center Bangor, ME Over fifty rural Maine innovators will share … Continue reading
The Carrot Project is excited to announce Deepening Roots, Growing Success, a business training program for current or aspiring urban farmers and locally-sourced food processing business operators. Training is open to ALL, not just Boston residents. When: January 28, 2017 … Continue reading
February 4th, 2017 1-4pm Southern Maine Community College Baking Kitchen The Maine Grain Alliance is heading to Portland! Come learn how to create incredible corn tortillas from scratch. Along the way you’ll learn about the history and cultural significance of … Continue reading
Farming for Wholesale 101 When: Saturdays, 9 am – 4 pm, January 14, January 28, and February 11. Where: The Hub in Unity register here.