Category Archives: For Investors

Calling all Lenders and Investors in the Maine Farming Sector

A 2 day farm business development intensive is being offered in November – Read More

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Help low-income families eat local!

Contribute to MOFGA’s $6000 crowd funding campaign that will offer half-price CSA shares to low-income families. At least 7 farms are already part of this great program! Check out the campaign at Fundrazr.com Please help low-income Maine families eat local! MOFGA needs … Continue reading

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Indiegogo campaign for Maine Rice Project!!

Ben Rooney, of Wild Folk Farm in Benton, needs funding support to continue the Maine Rice Project that is entering its third year of production. This is a polyculture flooded rice paddy system that could be well suited to many … Continue reading

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New Ways to Support Maple Syrup Sunday

Crowdfunding is one of the new ways that is cropping up in our economy to invest easily in projects we believe in.  Click here to see what this one is all about.

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Tide Mill Farm halfway to campaign goal

We are very thankful to have passed the halfway mark of our Indiegogo campaign goal: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/tide-mill-farm-gets-a-poultry-processing-plant/x/5452161. We know that it will be a challenge to raise the next $10,000+.  We would greatly appreciate whatever you can do to help spread … Continue reading

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An amazing tour of Washington County

Thanks to the skillful planning of our co-hosts Eleanor Kinney from SMM, Jo D. Saffeir from EFN, Peter Taylor from MCF and Elizabeth Sprague from MFT, a busload of funders fully benefited from an inspiring and educational 2-day tour of … Continue reading

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Maine Angels – New England Angel Education Workshop

MAINE ANGEL MEMBERS & qualified quests – This is for you! Especially any of our newer members (11 so far in 2014, 13 in 2013!) as well as seasoned members. For ACCREDITED INVESTORS ONLY! (But please share with any of … Continue reading

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Crowd funding continues to help build local food systems

Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns have been notable additions to funding opportunities for local farmers and other food business entrepreneurs. Heather and Doug Donahue of Balfour Farm are in the midst of a project NOW so check out the link below … Continue reading

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Funders’ Tour to Aroostook County

In early October, close to twenty ag sector funders immersed in an inspiring 3-day bus tour of Aroostook County, focused on food system enterprises. An amazingly full and comprehensive itinerary was created through a collaboration with Slow Money Maine (Eleanor, … Continue reading

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No Small Potatoes Investment Club News

NO SMALL POTATOES – $1,000 – 5,000 microloans for farms and food businesses Fall loan round applications due:  Friday, September 30th Spring 2012 loan round applications due:  Friday, January 27th The loan application and loan criteria are on our website … Continue reading

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