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
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- PROFESSIONAL TRAINING FOR FARM SUCCESSION ADVISORS IN NEW ENGLAND
- New Roots Farm is seeking a Marketing Coordinator
- Workshop: Introduction to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule
- The Women’s Business Center at CEI is hosting InnovateHER 2017!
- Portland Food Launch and Festival
- Portland Press Herald – How a Van Buren-based vegetable processor went from triumph to shutdown
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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
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
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
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
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
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.
Farm to Institution Summit – April 5-7th – Leominster, MA – The early bird deadline for the Farm to Institution Summit is coming up on Friday! Register now and save a few bucks! The event drew over 500 people last … Continue reading
Register for Principle Six! April 1st 9:30 am-4:30 pm in Augusta, Maine Holocaust and Human Rights Center at the University of Maine Augusta Campus Hosted by Cooperative Maine and Cooperative Development Institute Please register today How can we build a … Continue reading
The National Farm Viability Conference is focused on strengthening farm sustainability, building stronger and more resilient local food systems and supporting the long term profitability of farming and agri-entrepreneurs from start-ups to generational businesses. May 22-24, 2017 Albany Capital Center … Continue reading
March 8th, 2017 Hutchinson Center, Belfast, ME 8:30-4:00 pm Knitting Together Community, Maine and New England Food Systems Networks Topics covered: Integrating Food System Networks Food Council Fundraising Community Food Charters Community Food System Metrics Food Waste & Recovery Food … Continue reading