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
- SMM embraces social media!
- Apple Creek Farm: We’re Hatching an Egg-pansion
- 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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Category Archives: For Investors
Check out the exciting building news and campaign at Frinklepod Farm – here.
Fund-ME Provides New and Existing Businesses with Opportunity to Obtain Investments Needed to Start or Expand Operations Maine Securities Administrator Judith Shaw has announced the first crowdfunding offering made under Maine’s crowdfunding law, known as Fund-ME. Blue Hill Co-op, a … Continue reading
Rob Snyder from the Island Institute writes about supporting those in our community. Read the full article here.
For the first time in 80 years, normal people can invest in small businesses – New equity crowdfunding rules take effect in May Read the full article here
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
View the workshop listing on this MCED newsletter
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
A 2 day farm business development intensive is being offered in November – Read More
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