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USM Food Studies Program: Closing Maine’s Hunger Gap: Exploring Myths, Realities, Solutions

This fall the University of Southern Maine Food Studies Program will be hosting a series entitled “Closing Maine’s Hunger Gap: Exploring Myths, Realities, Solutions.” One in six Mainers and one in four Maine children are food insecure. Hunger is on … Continue reading

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CEI Entrepreneur Workshop

Women’s Business Center – CEI BETTER RECORDS, BETTER BUSINESS TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 | 9-10:30am Venue: Portland Public Library 5 Monument Square, Portland, Maine, 04101, United States This workshop is designed to address accounting related record-keeping guidelines for small business owners. … Continue reading

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Cultivating Community hosts an inspiring meeting!

Craig Lapine, of Cultivating Community, hosted an engaging and informative gathering at Boyd Street Urban Farm in Portland on July 17th, inspired by the visit of Dr. Desiree Rucker-Ross from USDA’s Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program. She and Chellie … Continue reading

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Malt Barley Workshop and Field Day

Tuesday July 25th, 2017 1-4 pm Rogers Farm 914 Bennoch Road Old Town, Maine 04468 Join experts and colleagues for an afternoon at the farm as we explore malting barley and its influences on malt and craft beer. Our guest … Continue reading

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CEI Women’s Business Center upcoming Workshops!

CONTRACT LAW BASICS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES THURSDAY, JUNE 15 | 9-10:30am LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS WHEN STARTING A BUSINESS TUESDAY, JUNE 27 | 9-10:30am FUEL FOR GROWTH: THE RIGHT CAPITAL AT THE RIGHT TIME THURSDAY, JUNE 22 | 7:30-8:45am MAINE STARTUP & … Continue reading

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Maine Startup and Create Week

2 FOR 1 Week-long Tickets on Sale Now! Looking to kick off your summer with meaningful connections and game-changing insights, all in one amazing week? Please join us at Maine Startup and Create Week, from June 19-23! We’re thrilled to … Continue reading

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Farm Business Planning Course

Starting this November, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry – Maine Farms for the Future Program and Jed Beach of FarmSmart Business Services will offer NxLevel™ Tilling the Soil of Opportunity, a business planning course tailored for Maine … Continue reading

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Portland Food Launch June 22nd

Is your Maine food business a Startup, Scale-up or Accelerate? If you’re a Maine food entrepreneur with an idea and passion, find out how to turn it into a real business.  details here.

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Dirigo Food Safety — Introduction to HACCP class

Dirigo Food Safety will be offering an in-person introduction to HACCP class June 5-6, 2017. Hosted at Lucy’s Granola in East Blue Hill, Maine, and taught by Dr. Michele Pfannenstiel, this course we will cover the principles of HACCP, how … Continue reading

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Maine Start up and Create Week 2017

June 19-23 2017 #SolveBetter is the theme for Maine Startup & Create Week 2017. That means applying fresh thinking and technology to solve old problems in new and innovative ways, and finding better problems to solve. Solving Better is a state … Continue reading

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