Category Archives: In The News

The Farmer’s Edge – New Online Business Course

More information can be found here.

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Sad news about Wholesome Wave’s Co-founder and Founding Board Chair Gus Schumacher

It is with deep sadness that we share the news that Wholesome Wave’s Co-founder and Founding Board Chair Gus Schumacher passed unexpectedly of heart failure Sunday night. Wholesome Wave, the good food movement, the agricultural sector, and the world at … Continue reading

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‘Maine Calling’ radio show – Food Sovereignty

If you missed the recent MPBN Maine Calling (July 17th, 2017) radio show on Food Sovereignty  — You can listen to the full show here.

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Maine Food Strategy Summer Newsletter

The Maine Food Strategy summer newsletter is out!

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Dirt Capital Partners Hosts Farm Tour & Dinner at East Forty Farm

Thanks to Jacob Israelow and Benneth Phelps of Dirt Capital Partners, along with Allison Lakin and Neal Foley of East Forty Farm, for hosting a farm tour and dinner in Waldoboro on July 24th. A cool, rainy day did not … Continue reading

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Maine Passes Food Sovereignty Bill

Maine is the newest State to pass a food sovereignty Bill. Read full article here.

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Free Summer Lunch Programs for kids

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GLEANINGS GALORE

On June 4th, a glorious sunny day, the beauty and comfort of Vicki Skydell’s home, tasty food and 12 dedicated Maine gleaners all contributed great spirit and ideas to an energizing gathering led by Hannah Semler of Healthy Acadia. The … Continue reading

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Alternative Food Production Needs Fresh Bread

This New Food Economy article details needs for funding local food businesses and the shift in mind sets required to make it happen. Sarah Smith of Grassland Farms, Iroquois Valley Farms and the Maine Harvest Credit Project are all featured … Continue reading

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News from Maine Grain Alliance

ALLAGASH BREWING COMPANY PLEDGES TO BUY ONE MILLION POUNDS OF MAINE-GROWN GRAIN, PER YEAR, BY 2021. Click here to read the full article from Maine Grain Alliance

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