Category Archives: In The News

Gorham Savings Bank “Launchpad” prize award announced

Congratulations to SMM presenters Tyler Gaudet & Jackson Mcleod of Fluid Farms for winning the Gorham Savings Bank Launchpad Competition prize of $50K! Joel Alex of Blue Ox Malthouse was also one of the five finalists that pitched their businesses … Continue reading

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USDA free meals for children & teens

Find summer Meals in your Community Help ensure access to food during summer vacation for Maine children. See locations for related services here.

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Food Fork Lab launches KickStarter campaign

Slow Money Maine is pleased to promote one of our network presenters: Food Fork Lab, the first collaborative kitchen incubator in Maine! Opening at the end of this summer, Fork will provide all the equipment, storage and support food businesses … Continue reading

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CEI employment opportunity

CEI seeks an Associate Director – Sustainable Agriculture and Food System Program. See full job description here. Congratulations to Gray Harris, Slow Money Maine Steering Committee member on her new position within CEI as the Senior Director of Natural Resources.

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Maine Grain Alliance Welcomes new Executive Director

MGA As many of you know, after years of extraordinary work, Amber Lambke has been transitioning out of the role of Executive Director. After an extensive interview process our dedicated board members and staff are proud to announce Tristan Noyes … Continue reading

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A new approach to community food systems integrates conservation-minded land trusts

Portland Press Herald, May 15, 2016 In an effort to free Mainers from food insecurity, Good Shepherd Food Bank – the state’s largest hunger relief organization – works with 600 food pantries, schools, churches and other social service providers. Now … Continue reading

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Planting Justice Creates Access to Affordable Food

With the help of Slow Money Northern California, Planting Justice has purchased Rolling River Nursery, in Oakland, CA. The nursery is set to be transformed into an urban farm and training center that will greatly expand access to fresh produce, food-producing … Continue reading

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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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