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SMM Meeting Minutes: October 4th, 2017

A glorious Fall day brought a full house to our Focus Group on the Farm Bill, with Craig Hickman and Emily Horton facilitating the session. Our gathering afterwards included a large number of new and enthusiastic participants, along with an … Continue reading

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SMM Meeting Minutes: April 12, 2017

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

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SMM Meeting Minutes – March 8th, 2017

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

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SMM Meeting Minutes – September 15, 2016

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

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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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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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