Category Archives: In The News

Maine’s Office of Securities Announces First Fund-ME Crowdfunding Offering in Maine

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

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MOFGA Journeyperson application deadline September 19th

If you are serious about a career in farming, Apply now to be a MOFGA Journeyperson.  Fall deadline, September 19th, 2016.  Details can be found on the MOFGA website, here.

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Maine Food Strategy releases “the Framework: A Tool for Advancing Maine’s Food System”

After an exciting press conference on Tuesday, The Maine Food Strategy is now releasing the Framework: A tool for advancing Maine’s food system. This document was developed over years of stakeholder input across many platforms, and synthesizes that information in … Continue reading

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MCED Connect: August 2016 – Aquaculture! 5 Minutes with Chris Davis of MAIC and Local Wisdom with Carter Newell

Check out Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development’s August newsletter here.

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Gorham Savings Bank “Launchpad” prize award announced

Congratulations to SMM presenters Tyler Gaudet & Jackson Mcleod of Fluid Farms for winning the Gorham Savings Bank Launchpad Competition prize of $50K! Joel Alex of Blue Ox Malthouse was also one of the five finalists that pitched their businesses … Continue reading

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USDA free meals for children & teens

Find summer Meals in your Community Help ensure access to food during summer vacation for Maine children. See locations for related services here.

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Food Fork Lab launches KickStarter campaign

Slow Money Maine is pleased to promote one of our network presenters: Food Fork Lab, the first collaborative kitchen incubator in Maine! Opening at the end of this summer, Fork will provide all the equipment, storage and support food businesses … Continue reading

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CEI employment opportunity

CEI seeks an Associate Director – Sustainable Agriculture and Food System Program. See full job description here. Congratulations to Gray Harris, Slow Money Maine Steering Committee member on her new position within CEI as the Senior Director of Natural Resources.

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Maine Grain Alliance Welcomes new Executive Director

MGA As many of you know, after years of extraordinary work, Amber Lambke has been transitioning out of the role of Executive Director. After an extensive interview process our dedicated board members and staff are proud to announce Tristan Noyes … Continue reading

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A new approach to community food systems integrates conservation-minded land trusts

Portland Press Herald, May 15, 2016 In an effort to free Mainers from food insecurity, Good Shepherd Food Bank – the state’s largest hunger relief organization – works with 600 food pantries, schools, churches and other social service providers. Now … Continue reading

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