Category Archives: In The News

Unity College seeks Farm and Field manager

Unity College McKay Farm and Research Station is seeking an experienced farm and field manager for a full-time, salaried position with benefits. To see a full description of the position see our Farm Manager job announcement on the Unity College … Continue reading

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Feeding the Community

See what’s going on in the county.  Watch the inspiring video “Feeding the Community” to see how The Maine Community Foundation, Catholic Charities, Fair Food Fund and Northern Girl are working together to make fresh vegetables available to those that … Continue reading

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Kids Eat Maine Carrots in Caribou

Northern Girl and Carey Medical Center team up and launch a program to provide locally grown carrots to Maine schoolchildren.  WAGM news covers “Kids Eat Maine Carrots in Caribou.”

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Baking Workshops at Somerset Grist Mill

View  this article and learn how to register for these workshops about bread and the bread economy

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Fair Food Network testifies on Healthy Food Incentives in House Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee Public Hearing

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SMM Seeks Administrative Assistant

Looking to engage in our dynamic network in a new and gratifying way?  View the job listing here

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Congratulations to Thirty Acre Farm

Congratulations to Thirty Acre Farm!   Thirty Acre Farm won this year’s Fair Food Business Boot Camp pitch competition hosted at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care! This small family farm produces and sells lacto-fermented goods made from vegetables grown on their … Continue reading

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Trailer for Scaling Local 1.0 Growing Greater Portland’s Food Enterprises

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Maine Seaweed Harvesting

View this MPBN short film on the business of harvesting seaweed in Maine

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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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