Category Archives: In The News

Farm Disaster Relief Fund

Farm group creates disaster relief fund Spurred by a freak storm that caused over $60,000 in damage at an Albion farm, a statewide farm organization has developed a new program that will help Maine farms when disaster strikes. Maine  Farmland … Continue reading

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Twilight Dinners at Cultivating Community

Dinners are bringing new energy to the Maine Farm Table Movement.  2 more planned for this season… reserve your tickets here! Read about the Twilight Dinner in the Portland Press Herald

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Award winning Maine Cheeses

2015 American Cheese Society Awards – Check out this Portland Press Herald article 

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One Last Chance to Influence the UMaine System Regarding RFP Recommendations for Food Service

If you have been following and supporting the farm to college project, consider checking out the page that Taryn Hallweaver has worked with Maine Farmland Trust to set up on their website. This page allows people to send a note … Continue reading

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Blue Ox Malthouse is Hiring!

Click on the link below to read the job posting… Joel is excited to bring on a team member with a passion for building and growing Maine’s food systems and agriculture. http://www.blueoxmalthouse.com/hiring/ Joel Alex President & Founder Blue Ox Malthouse … Continue reading

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Maine Celebrates Farms and National Read Across America Day

Since 1997, the National Education Association has chosen March 2, the birthday of Dr. Seuss, as a day to celebrate reading in the United States with their Read Across America Day. All different events are planned. This year in Maine, … Continue reading

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Portland Press Articles of Interest

“Big Risks are Part of Growing the Local Food Economy” “Black operated Farms in Maine Grow by Leaps and Bounds”

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Mainers meet at Terra Madre

Great article in from the Portland Press Herald.  Enjoy!

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Slow Money Vermont Makes Headlines

http://www.pressherald.com/2014/09/14/vermont-ready-to-reap-rewards-of-slow-money/

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Slow Money Maine Receives Lewis Mumford Award from ADPSR

Bonnie Rukin & Lisa Sebesta were in Boston at Greenfest on August 16th to accept the Lewis Mumford Environment award from ADPSR (Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility). The awards are selected annually by this national group in the categories of Peace, … Continue reading

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