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SMM embraces social media!

As we continue to spread the word of the SMM network throughout the state, we know that we need to make use of all forms of sharing.  With this post, we are pleased to share with our network that any … Continue reading

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Apple Creek Farm: We’re Hatching an Egg-pansion

Check out Apple Creek Farm’s great Crowdfunding video here on Barnraiser

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2016 Maine Farmer’s Market Annual Report

Here’s a link to the 2016 Maine Farmers Market Annual Report which is quite impressive!

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Are you a farmer, fisherman or other food entrepreneur?

Seeking 20 Farm, Fish and Food Businesses to join the Faces of New England Project. Health Care Without Harm’s Healthy Food in Health Care New England Program supports the development of a sustainable New England food system. To meet this … Continue reading

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National Farm Viability Conference – Call for Proposals

We are inviting proposals for conference sessions from agricultural service providers, capital providers, consultants and program managers who are working to advance the viability of farm and food enterprises. Proposals due March 1st, 2017. See details here.

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Maine Food Food Innovation Challenge Announces its Winners

Announcing Winners of the 2016 Maine Food System Innovation Challenge November 11-13, Bowdoin College Enterprise Track 1st Prize – $6,000 + Professional Services Happy as Clams (Gulf of Maine, Inc.) Pembroke, ME 2nd Prize – $4,000 + Professional Services BREAZ … Continue reading

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Join us inSupporting Relationships for ​Beginning ​ Farm ​er​ Success

Healthy on-farm relationships between spouses, employees, apprentices and family members are vital to a farm’s success. If these relationships are burdened by stress or lack of clear communication, the farm may not succeed. Sometimes the supports farmers need are as … Continue reading

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Maine Farm & Sea Cooperative seeks Board members

Maine Farm & Sea Cooperative is looking for Board members for our first official board of directors.  New Board members will be elected at our first annual meeting in early December (date and location TBA).  We are looking for board … Continue reading

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Maine’s Office of Securities Announces First Fund-ME Crowdfunding Offering in Maine

Fund-ME Provides New and Existing Businesses with Opportunity to Obtain Investments Needed to Start or Expand Operations Maine Securities Administrator Judith Shaw has announced the first crowdfunding offering made under Maine’s crowdfunding law, known as Fund-ME. Blue Hill Co-op, a … Continue reading

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MOFGA Journeyperson application deadline September 19th

If you are serious about a career in farming, Apply now to be a MOFGA Journeyperson.  Fall deadline, September 19th, 2016.  Details can be found on the MOFGA website, here.

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