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Maine Food Food Innovation Challenge Announces its Winners

Announcing Winners of the 2016 Maine Food System Innovation Challenge November 11-13, Bowdoin College Enterprise Track 1st Prize – $6,000 + Professional Services Happy as Clams (Gulf of Maine, Inc.) Pembroke, ME 2nd Prize – $4,000 + Professional Services BREAZ … Continue reading

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Join us inSupporting Relationships for ​Beginning ​ Farm ​er​ Success

Healthy on-farm relationships between spouses, employees, apprentices and family members are vital to a farm’s success. If these relationships are burdened by stress or lack of clear communication, the farm may not succeed. Sometimes the supports farmers need are as … Continue reading

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Maine Farm & Sea Cooperative seeks Board members

Maine Farm & Sea Cooperative is looking for Board members for our first official board of directors.  New Board members will be elected at our first annual meeting in early December (date and location TBA).  We are looking for board … Continue reading

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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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