Category Archives: Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes – May 14th, 2015

A glorious Spring day set the mood for our May gathering, which was preceded by our second peer-to-peer focus group on year round growing, attended by a dozen people. Please note that these groups are a new SMM offering, taking place from … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes – March 19th 2015

March 19th SMM Meeting Minutes: After announcements and acknowledgments, Bonnie reflected on the swirling qualities of our distinctive winter, related not only to cold temperatures, snow quantities and wind intensity, but to our personal lives and food system activities as well. … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes – January 15, 2015

WOW!!!! What an expansive, energizing, auspicious start to the new year with our first SMM gathering  of 2015!! Our new, larger venue was inviting and spacious and the room was well filled with familiar and new faces, delicious food samplings, inspiring presentations and … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes – Daylong Gathering 11.13.14

AN INSPIRING 5TH ANNUAL SLOW MONEY MAINE GATHERING!!!!!!! Curiosity, inspiration and courage dominated the flow of exchanges at our daylong gathering which featured a sold-out crowd, our first Somali farmer presenting with an interpreter, Tom Stearns sharing his 20-year history … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes – October 15th 2014

Our final meeting at Viles Arboretum (we’ll be moving to a larger venue in Gardiner in 2015) was a small group but had a full and inspiring showcase of presenters.  The richness and diversity of our Slow Money Maine Network … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes – July 23rd, 2014

Notes from July 23rd SMM gathering On one of the hottest days of summer, our July 23rd gathering was one of our most packed, both with people and presentations, confirming the need for a larger venue by our October 15th … Continue reading

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SMM March 19th Gathering

March 19th, 2014 – Slow Money Maine Gathering A record-breaking crowd of close to 100 people showed up for our SMM March gathering at the Viles Arboretum, with inspiration and high energy dominating the afternoon! Bonnie welcomed everyone, confirming that … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes – January 2014

Bonnie started off the first meeting of the year with gratitude to everyone for conscious and collaborative engagement in our endeavors as we enter our 4th year as the Slow Money Maine Network!!  She described the many threads that we are weaving … Continue reading

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AN AMAZING 4TH ANNUAL SMM DAYLONG GATHERING!

With an early “Sold Out” status and unprecedented lengthy waiting list, our 4th Annual SMM daylong event got off to an exciting start and seemed to steadily build from there. The depth and variety of presenters and audience members, along … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes – July 24, 2013

Though a hot sunny day could have lured people elsewhere, our July SMM gathering was large and lively. A significant number of the 80+ participants were there for the first time and many came from out-of-state. Two people (Bonnie’s relatives) … Continue reading

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