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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Category Archives: Meeting Minutes
Our first meeting of Spring included a great mix of networking, food and presentations. Bonnie provided hints of our daylong gathering on Nov. 8th, with the theme of “Stepping Up to the Plate.” This year’s focus will be on several forms of … Continue reading
Our first meeting of 2017 confirmed the full array of SMM offerings and the commitment of many people, familiar and new, to our network! Over 80 people filled the room and almost half of them attended our pre-meeting focus group … Continue reading
A glorious Fall day provided the backdrop for our last regular gathering of the year (amazing!) though Bonnie also announced our November 10th daylong event which is now open for registration. Please check our recent newsletter or web site for … Continue reading
With the combination of high summer and high temperatures, it was not surprising to have a smaller but well engaged group at our July meeting. Bonnie opened with an awareness of intentions to remain inclusive and apolitical but with a timely … Continue reading
A quintessential summer-like day in May, along with grant deadlines and the start of the full growing season resulted in a smaller than usual audience for our gathering though the presentations and local food offerings offered a full afternoon. Bonnie … Continue reading
Meeting Minutes – March 17th, 2016 Our March gathering was notable in the gentleness of the weather outdoors and the swirl of SMM activity indoors. This mood was reflected in our first-ever inclusion of three different on-site meetings before our regularly scheduled gathering: a … Continue reading
Our SMM network had an energizing start to the New Year at our January 14th gathering! Bonnie shared the theme of Rudolf Steiner’s 7-year cycles in terms of SMM being ready to “step up and step out” as we enter … Continue reading
Meeting Minutes – October 15th, 2015 A definite seasonal shift, after an extended Indian summer, marked our October SMM gathering. We were grateful to have a special visit from Dave Miller of Iroquois Valley Farms, based in Illinois, for both … Continue reading
Meeting Minutes – July 23rd, 2015 The essences of summer splendor and food abundance marked our July gathering which was attended by a large number of people, including over a dozen farmers whom Bonnie honored in her prefacing remarks. As a … Continue reading