Category Archives: For Investors

Veris Innovator Series: Food, Farms, and Finance – February 8th

Veris Innovator Series: Food, Farms, and Finance (or, everything you wanted to know about impact investment opportunities in sustainable agriculture) Are you…Eating local & organic? Anti-Monsanto? A CSA supporter or farmers market frequent flyer? Giving your time, energy, and dollars … Continue reading

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Caleb Launches Fast New Crowdfunding Campaign to Help Transition Wood Prairie Family Farm to the Next Generation

This morning, Caleb’s new crowdfunding campaign – entitled Keep This Organic Legacy Growing – Wood Prairie Family Farm – went live on BarnRaiser.  Please help by contributing today.  Crowdfunding campaigns which get off to a fast start are the most … Continue reading

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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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