Category Archives: Presentations

March 20 2013 SMM Meeting Notes

After a beautiful March snowstorm we met again at the Viles Arboretum to hear from inspiring presenters about their projects and needs as well as receive updates from enterprises already in existence. Bonnie started the meeting with some insights she … Continue reading

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Webinar: “Credibles: Funding Food Businesses with Edible Credits”

Please join us for our third webinar, “Credibles: Funding Food Businesses with Edible Credits,” from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Pacific Time, Tuesday, February 26. That’s 11 a.m. Mountain, 12 Noon Central, 1 p.m. Eastern. Click for more info and … Continue reading

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SMM November 2012 Daylong event a great success!!!!

Thanks to everyone that participated in our 3rd annual SMM daylong gathering in Belfast on November 15th! The event brought 150 people together to learn from presenters and each other about varied forms of strengthening viable food systems throughout the … Continue reading

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TEDxDirigo – Bonnie Rukin – Wherever You Are Is An Entry Point

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March 31st, 2012 Slow Money Maine Meeting Notes

Though March meetings can often include the potential for a snowstorm, a HOT summery day set the mood for our SMM gathering, with close to 70 people attending, many for the first time. Bonnie began with a welcome, noting that … Continue reading

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Thanks to everyone for a highly interactive and energizing Slow Money Maine gathering last Thursday!

It was heartening for me to witness the engagement level of participants and to be reminded of the words of Carlo Petrini (founder of Slow Food International) that “the potential of Slow Money is to begin to reorient capital away … Continue reading

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2012 SMM gatherings

From many requests that I’ve received, I guess it’s not too early to put Slow Money Maine gatherings on the 2012 calendar, so here’s the schedule: Jan. 18th, March 21st, May 16th, and July 25th – all on Wednesdays, in … Continue reading

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REGISTER NOW FOR NOV. 17Th SMM EVENT!!

ANNOUNCING  SLOW MONEY MAINE’S ANNUAL DAYLONG GATHERING!!! THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17th, 8:00-4:00 HUTCHINSON CENTER IN BELFAST $10 fee (includes lunch from Local Sprouts) LIMITED SPACE!!!!!! REGISTER ASAP! We are offering a distinctive daylong event for you to learn more about Slow … Continue reading

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Slow Money National Gathering Oct. 12-14 in San Francisco

ATTENTION ALL!!  It’s time to register for the 3rd Slow Money National Gathering, October 12th-14th in San Francisco. Remember that early bird discounts are available until August 12th! The event is typically an inspiring assemblage of 600 participants from many … Continue reading

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May 2011 – Slow Money Maine meeting notes

Our May meeting, with about 50 participants, began with Bonnie’s honoring the start of a new growing season by reading a Wendell Berry poem about oneness with the earth. In reviewing the agenda, we were disappointed to learn that weather … Continue reading

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