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LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER: Small Business – Big Opportunity Forum

Tuesday, May 2nd 11:30 – 1:30 Portland Regency Hotel No cost to attend, registration is required. There’s still time to register (just barely) for the Small Business Big Opportunity forum being presented during National Small Business Week! For more information … Continue reading

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Principle Six Conference

Principle Six Conference rescheduled to ​ Saturday April 29th from 9:30am-4pm ​at Christ Church​,​ 2 Dresden Ave. in Gardiner​. It was challenging to find a date that worked to reschedule ​​the conference, ​which is why we had a delay on … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate Professional Training: Working with Farms with Commercial Agricultural Potential

April 20, 2017 Belfast, ME landforgood.org University of Maine, Hutchinson Center, Belfast A training course for realtors and real estate professionals who work with farms with commercial agricultural potential. Learn how commercial farm buyers differ from other rural property buyers … Continue reading

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Free Renewable Energy Workshop for Agricultural Producers and Rural Small Businesses

Tuesday, April 11, 2017  – 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Center for an Ecology Based Economy 447 Main St., Norway, Maine Join us for a workshop on Tuesday, April 11th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Center for an Ecology Based … Continue reading

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PROFESSIONAL TRAINING FOR FARM SUCCESSION ADVISORS IN NEW ENGLAND

May 3 – 4, 2017 The Falls Center, Manchester, NH Cost: Varies from $75 – 300 Plan to attend this 2-day training to build your skills and proficiency in assisting farm families through farm succession and transfer planning. Become a … Continue reading

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Workshop: Introduction to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule

Waldoboro, Maine – What is the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and how could it impact your farm? Are you a grower or producer interested in learning more about food safety on your farm? If so, please join us on … Continue reading

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The Women’s Business Center at CEI is hosting InnovateHER 2017!

The Women’s Business Center at CEI is pleased to once again bring the InnovateHer: Innovating for Women Business Challenge to Maine. This challenge seeks to unearth products and services that impact and empower the lives of women and families, as … Continue reading

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Hunger and Nutrition Farm Bill Listening Session With Chellie Pingree

Monday March 20th, 2017 9-11 a.m. at Portland Public Library’s Rines Auditorium.   Portland, Maine As Congress prepares for the upcoming reauthorization of the Farm Bill, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree wants to give you a chance to offer feedback on the critical … Continue reading

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So You Want to Farm in Maine? — A short course for those who want a profitable operation

4 Evenings beginning April 3rd at Penobscot County Extension Office, 307 Maine Ave, Bangor This course is designed for current farmers and those who are aspiring to have a farm. The purpose of this course is to equip participants with … Continue reading

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CEI Woman’s Business Center Workshop

MANAGING THE IMPACT OF MAINE’S MINIMUM WAGE LAW ON THE INCREASED COST OF LABOR: A WORKSHOP FOR SMALL BUSINESSES WED. MARCH 22 | WED. MARCH 29 Please register to attend.

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