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Fair Food Fund – Calling All Good Food Entrepreneurs!

APPLY FOR FAIR FOOD NETWORK’S BUSINESS BOOT CAMP THIS DEC. 6-8! The Boot Camp is FREE for selected entrepreneurs with the chance to win up to $10,000 in CASH PRIZES! Participants will partner with industry mentors and fellow entrepreneurs to … Continue reading

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FOCUSME: GAME CHANGING SUPPORT FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

Beginning October 4th, 2016. The Women’s Business Center at CEI and the Portland SCORE Chapter are collaborating to host FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs. See website for details

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SMM Daylong Gathering Registration is now open!!

Capital Means More Than Money: Aligning Values in a New Food Economy Please join us for the daylong gathering in Belfast! November 10, 2016 Hutchinson Center Belfast, ME Tickets tend to sell out for this event so register early Register … Continue reading

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Upcoming workshops from MCED

September 23, 2016 –  Top Gun Entrepreneur Training – Extended Registration September 21, 2016 — HR Ready to Grow – This session will provide you with a basic understanding of employer responsibilities and good foundational HR practices. Register here September … Continue reading

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Maine Food Strategy – A Call to Action!

A Call to Action! The Maine Food Strategy is connecting with prospective partners to implement the actions and objectives identified in the Framework document (read more about that document below). These meetings will identify priorities, partners, and next steps in … Continue reading

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Maine Grain Alliance workshop – The BIG Bake!

Grain Education Workshop Announcement: The BIG Bake! Greetings, Bonnie! Join us September 21 – 24, 2016, at the Common Ground Country Fair in Unity, Maine, for our fourth annual hands-on wood-fired production workshop, The BIG Bake! Come bake fresh bread … Continue reading

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Free Renewable Energy Workshop For Agricultural Producers and Rural Small Business

Monday September 12th, 2016 3-5 pm Unity Food Hub Unity, ME Learn how to access USDA Rural Development guaranteed loan or competitive grant funds for the purchase, installation and construction of renewable energy systems and energy efficiency projects. Details here.

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Land & Sea half-day Colloquium

LAND & SEA: A FRESH LOOK AT OUR REGION’S FOOD FUTURE September 29, 2016 Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine 1:00-5:30pm See Details and register here.

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2016 Kneading Conference – Maine Grain Alliance July 28/29

In just one week, an incredible community will flood the Skowhegan State Fairgrounds to celebrate one of the world’s great pleasures of life: real bread. Our excitement for our signature events, the Kneading Conference and Artisan Bread Fair, are a … Continue reading

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Women’s Business Center Happenings This Month!

LUNCH AND LEARN WITH EDWARD JONES! Tuesday, July 26 | LUNCH PROVIDED Please join us for an educational lunch workshop sponsored by Edward Jones! An Edward Jones Financial Advisor will share perspective on a process you can use to identify … Continue reading

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