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Two Programs to Support Beginning Farmers

The Farmer’s Edge A 10-week, on-line business course designed to give farmers the skills and tools needed to cultivate financially sustainable businesses. Whether they struggle to understand the basic economics of their business or just want to increase their farm’s profitability, … Continue reading

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FarmSmart Business Services offers NxLevel™ Tilling the Soil of Opportunity

Are you ready to restrategize your farm’s business model? Then it’s time to “press the pause button” and finally give yourself time to refresh your thinking, conduct research, and make positive changes to your business model. This winter, the Maine … Continue reading

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Community, Our Economy: Economic Democracy for Maine; November 10th

Our Community, Our Economy: Economic Democracy for Maine  Join us on November 10th in Augusta 46 University Dr, Augusta, ME 04330 “What would it look like if we had an economy that put people and environment before corporate profits?” On … Continue reading

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“So, You Want to Farm in Maine?” Course Now Offered

A course to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to start, adapt, and maintain a profitable land-based business. Learn more about the program This multi-session course is designed for people who want to start a profitable farm or expand … Continue reading

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Top Gun Program Coming to Central Maine

Top Gun Program Coming to Central Maine The Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation at Thomas College, in partnership with the Central Maine Growth Council, is pleased to announce that it will host a “Top Gun” program starting in early … Continue reading

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Fair Food Business Boot Camp

Fair Food Network’s Fair Food Fund is investing in entrepreneurs that are transforming the business of food from farms to families. We pair financing and business assistance—two critical needs—to catalyze the success of good food entrepreneurs in their communities and … Continue reading

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MCED’s Top Gun Program Applications Now Open

Top Gun is a four-month program that combines mentoring with high-impact weekly gatherings. Top Gun classes will be hosted in Portland, Bangor, Waterville,Rockland, Lewiston/Auburn and new this year, Waterville, (a specialized food, beverage and agriculture class). The application process for TopGun 2019 … Continue reading

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Isuken Co-op Grand Opening!

Isuken Co-op Grand Opening! NEW DATE: Saturday 9/29, 3-6 pm 996 Sabattus St. Lewiston For more info: info@isukencoop.com www.isukencoop.com   Celebrate the Grand Opening of Isuken Co-op food truck! Enjoy delicious Somali food with local ingredients grown by Isuken. Sambusas, … Continue reading

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Community Table Portland Offers Its First Program in Maine

Monday, September 24th, 12p-1:30pm 213 Abromson Center on USM’s Portland Campus Have a food-related challenge that you need some help addressing in your community or your business? Want feedback on a new product idea? Looking to network with other movers and … Continue reading

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Announcing Maine School Gleaning Month

Hello Maine Gleaners and Friends, We are happy to announce Maine School Gleaning Month, a partnership between the Maine Gleaning Network members, Maine Farm to School Network, FoodCorps and more! See the notes to our 9/5/18 planning meeting for Maine … Continue reading

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