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Maine Organic Lenders (MOL) Investment ClubFor more information and to submit an application, click here.
Recent SMM Buzz
- Community Table Portland Offers Its First Program in Maine
- Announcing Maine School Gleaning Month
- POLICY ACTION ALERT: Deadline for Farm Bill is fast approaching!
- 2019 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit: Call for Proposals
- BRAND STRATEGY FOR SMALL BUSINESS from CEI
- FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs
- Business Succession in Maine’s Food-Based Economy
- Fair Food Business Boot Camp; Sign Up by Oct 12
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Category Archives: In The News
Time is running out for Congress to pass a new farm bill- the current farm bill expires on September 30! A conference committee, which includes leadership from both Agriculture Committees as well as other House and Senate members, has been … Continue reading
BY EILLIE ANZILOTTI Article appears in Fast Company, read the entire article here. In 1982, Linda and Gregory Coles were struggling to find a sitter for their 18-month-old daughter. After a year of searching, they just decided to open their … Continue reading
(Photo: Two Farmers Farm, Scarborough, ME) The Carrot Project and their partners have started a new initiative outlined in the guiding document, The Blueprint: Building a Better Business Assistance Network for Farms and Food Businesses. (Click here to view … Continue reading
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), thanks to support from the John Merck Fund, is awarding $3,000 grants to each of three MOFGA-certified organic businesses: Turtle Rock Farm in Brunswick, Ripley Farm in Dover-Foxcroft and Left Field Farm … Continue reading
Are you curious about where your food comes from? Do you care whether the land it’s grown on is being well cared for and if the workers are making a livable wage? Do you want to help end widespread hunger … Continue reading
Vegan Sushi, Pickles-Chutneys-Jams, Date Night, Mexican Fiesta, and more…. Frinklepod Farm has something for everyone planned this summer! Frinklepod Farm is proud to be the only venue in southern Maine (and probably beyond) offering a regular schedule of hands-on, plant-based/vegan cooking classes! The … Continue reading
Join Wild Folk Farm on Saturday June 2nd for their Third Annual Rice Planting Party! ~~~~~~~~ 12-6pm working, 7-11pm un-working Come play amongst the frogs, toads, and migratory birds. Come learn about rice cultivation and paddy creation. Let’s continue to create … Continue reading
Join Fork Food Lab for their Entrepreneurship & Scale Up Series running through October. The first event in the series, an overview of scaling up, will be on Tuesday, May 29. Learn more here. Scaling your business might be your dream. … Continue reading
Coastal Enterprises Inc. has created a new microloan product that’s intended to help small businesses that need capital quickly to address needs ranging from equipment breakdowns to scaling up operations in order to take advantage of unique opportunities. Read about … Continue reading