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SMM Meeting Minutes – July 21st, 2016

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

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Slow Money Maine Meeting Minutes May 12th 2016

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

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Meeting Minutes – March 17th, 2016

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

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Meeting Minutes – January 14th, 2016

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

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The Food Hub Hubbub – November 12th, 2015 – Notes from the Gathering

The Food Hub Hubbub – November 12th, 2015 The “hubbub” mood definitely characterized our 6th annual Daylong Gathering focused on food hubs with a full complement of presentations, perspectives and conversations! Thanks to all of you for generously sharing your … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes – October 15th, 2015

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

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Meeting Minutes – July 23rd 2015

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

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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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