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The No Regrets Initiative

The No Regrets Initiative is the creation of funder Sally Calhoun with Esther Park and Nikki Sylvester as support staff and is focused on healthy soil as a key factor in the regenerative agriculture movement. Based at Sally’s ranch in … Continue reading

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Press Release: The Power of Messaging Domestic Fair Trade

For Immediate Release May 11, 2018 Contact: Erika A. Inwald, (347) 589-3398 einwald@thedfta.org RELEASE: The Power of Messaging Domestic Fair Trade Announcing the release of newly compiled research, “A Report on Market and Supply Chain Research on Domestic Fair Trade,” … Continue reading

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The Maine Rice Project recently received a grant from Maine Technology Institute to expand our rice growing operation. We are looking for help finding new sites to expand to.

Are you interested in growing rice?? We’re looking for some more sites in Maine. Check out Wild Folk Farm for more info.

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GRANT AWARDS TO BELL FAMILY FARMERS!!!!!!

We’re excited to announce two different grants that were recently awarded to Aaron and Carly Bell at Tide Mill Farm, and Rachel Bell at Tide Mill Creamery. Aaron & Carly received a $50K grant from the Maine Agricultural Development Fund, … Continue reading

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NPR: A Grass-Roots Movement For Healthy Soil Spreads Among Farmers

In American farm country, a grass-roots movement is spreading, a movement to keep more roots in the soil. (Not just grass roots, of course; roots of all kinds.) Its goal: Promoting healthy soil that’s full of life. I met three … Continue reading

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Community Financial Literacy Spring Newsletter

SIT Program (Supporting Immigrant Tenants ) CFL’s newest program, Supporting Immigrant Tenants (also known as “SIT”), is an effort to empower some of the community’s newest immigrants in the critically important area of housing.  Until now, asylum-seekers have often been … Continue reading

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Lubec Brewing Company has a kitchen that they’d like to lease to the right person

Dear Friends, My husband and I have the Lubec Brewing Company in Lubec. Our beer is made with all Maine grown Organic grains and hops, and according to Blue Ox Malt House in Lisbon Falls our tiny brewery keeps 3 … Continue reading

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Maine Grains has a new flour!

NEW!!! Sprouted Wheat Flour – now at Maine Grains We are excited to announce the launch of our new Sprouted Wheat flour made from Maine grown spring wheat in a new collaboration with Buck Farms’ Maine Malt House and milled … Continue reading

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Rural Maine World Cultural Center

How many Mainers have opportunities to experience and enjoy the music, art, foods, literature and history of the many countries in our world? The Unique Maine Farms’ project appreciates the cultural contributions of all different nations. We embrace the enrichment … Continue reading

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Bangor Daily News: Slow Money Maine matches local food producers to money

By Julia Bayly, BDN Staff • February 16, 2018 8:00 am Updated: February 16, 2018 5:51 pm In 2008 Amber Lambke and Michael Scholz of Maine Grains were starting their traditional gristmill in Skowhegan and they needed funding. Around the … Continue reading

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