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Closing Maine’s Hunger Gaps – USM Food Studies Program

Closing Maine’s Hunger Gap: Exploring Myths, Realities, Solutions Hunger is on the rise, and threatens the development of our children, the vitality of our workforce, and the strength of our communities. This series will examine the fundamental causes of poverty … Continue reading

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Regional Food Systems Investments in New England:

Moving to the Next Stage of Development Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Wednesday, November 15, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. View agenda and register here The Federal Reserve System and USDA have partnered to develop a book focused on … Continue reading

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‘Trawl to Table’ Meetings coming up

Trawl to Table events bring fishermen together with seafood dealers, restaurants, retailers, and others involved in buying and selling seafood to share information about the seafood supply chain. These interactive events include stations on gear technology and fishing practices, quality … Continue reading

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Bonnie will be featured as a keynote speaker, and Amber Lambke of Maine Grains in the lineup of presenters  at this exciting event — here’s the link for more details and registration.

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First Ever — Maine Gleaning Week!

October 7-16th, 2017 Over a week dedicated to food rescue in Maine, including a free screening of the documentary WASTED: The Story of Food Waste – by Anthony Bourdain.  Details here.

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Are you ready to restrategize your farm’s business plan?

Registration for NxLevel™ Tilling the Soil of Opportunity, a business planning course tailored for Maine farmers, is now open. COURSE DATES: 11/29, 12/13, 1/8, 1/24, 2/7, 2/21 $250 per farm for all six sessions or $50 per session Want to … Continue reading

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Maine Farm to Institution Summit

SAVE THE DATE Please save the date February 9, 2018 for Maine’s first Farm to Institution Summit at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast, ME. Please note, this event will replace this year’s Maine Farm to School Conference … Continue reading

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GPCOG Renewable Energy Workshop

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Colby College – Davis Science Center 4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville Join us for a renewable energy workshop on Wednesday, October 4th from 3-5 p.m. at Colby College, hosted by the … Continue reading

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Wild Folk Farm Rice Harvest Party!

Join us one and all for our 4th harvest party! Saturday and Sunday October 7/8 2017. Wyman Road in Benton, Maine. Details here.

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SMM Coordinator Bonnie Rukin to be a featured Speaker at Common Ground Fair

We hope to see you all on Sat., Sept. 23rd, at 2 p.m. in the Litchfield tent at the Common Ground Fair, where Bonnie will offer a brief history of Slow Money Maine and will provide encouragement for people from … Continue reading

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