2017 SMM MEETING DATES
WEDNESDAYS: 10/4 at Christ Church in Gardiner 1-4pm
11/8/17: November Daylong Gathering in Belfast
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Recent SMM Buzz
- Could green crabs become a Maine delicacy?
- Misty Brook Farm is looking for a Sales Account Manager
- The Maine Network of Community Food Councils is hiring! Please help us spread the word.
- USM Food Studies Program: Closing Maine’s Hunger Gap: Exploring Myths, Realities, Solutions
- Maine Food Strategy Summer Newsletter
- CEI Entrepreneur Workshop
- Maine Policy Review — “Owning Maine’s Future: Fostering a Cooperative Economy in Maine”
- Dirt Capital Partners Hosts Farm Tour & Dinner at East Forty Farm
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The Maine Food Strategy summer newsletter is out!
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
Maine is the newest State to pass a food sovereignty Bill. Read full article here.
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
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
Business Insider: The Demand for ‘Local’ Food is Growing — Here’s Why Investors Should Pay Attention
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Congresswoman Pingree leads bipartisan bill to support continued growth in organic agriculture industry
For Immediate Release: WASHINGTON D.C. – Today Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-ME), Dan Newhouse (R-WA), and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) will introduce the Organic Agriculture Research Act to support the continued growth of the nation’s booming organic agriculture industry. The legislation increases … Continue reading
Central Maine Gleaners Volunteer Opportunities CMGG is a volunteer group started in June 2015 to glean after-harvest food for local food pantries and soup kitchen. If you are interested in volunteering this season please contact Steve Knight using the contact … Continue reading