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CEI Women’s Business Center – PIPELINE ANGELS PITCH SUMMIT AND ANGEL INVESTOR BOOTCAMP

Application Deadline August 15th CEI – Women’s Business Center Pipeline Angels is a network of new and seasoned women investors who are keenly interested in changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women social entrepreneurs. There are … Continue reading

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New Roots Cooperative Farm celebrates new farm in Lewiston on August 11th

New Roots Cooperative Farm invites you to a celebration of their NEW FARM IN LEWISTON!! Thursday August 11th, 2016 2-4pm 954 College Street Lewiston, ME www.facebook.com/newrootscooperativefarm

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Maine Food Strategy Announcements!!

First, thanks to the input and guidance of many, we’re pleased to announce that the Maine Food Strategy will release its Framework document – ‘A Tool for Advancing Food Systems in Maine’ – at a press conference at 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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Maine Food Strategy Summer News

Join us! New ways of engaging and involving with MFS.  Keep up with the latest newsletter and all that’s going in with the Maine Food Strategy, here.

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Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development

Upcoming workshops

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A new approach to community food systems integrates conservation-minded land trusts

Portland Press Herald, May 15, 2016 In an effort to free Mainers from food insecurity, Good Shepherd Food Bank – the state’s largest hunger relief organization – works with 600 food pantries, schools, churches and other social service providers. Now … Continue reading

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Investing in Sustainable Food Systems – Teleconference

Thursday June 2, 2016 1pm-2pm Eastern time.  Register here!

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Food For UMaine food system

The FINE (Farm to Institution New England) newsletter this month is filled with a lot of news and two valuable videos about the UMaine food system case study conducted in 2015.  Check it out, here.

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FARMS (Focus on Agriculture in Rural Maine Schools) has new classes

Healthy Cooking & Eating When:  first Tuesday of the month, 6:30-8:00 pm May 3 – Plant Power 101   Most of us have heard this classic quote, “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” But what exactly does this mean? Join … Continue reading

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GPCOG (Greater Portland Council of Governments) & Fork Food Lab Project Update!!!

Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) Catalyst Project: Fork Food Lab Buys Building in West Bayside! The Fork Food Lab, one of GPCOG’s IMCP catalyst projects, is developing a collaborative commercial kitchen that will serve new and existing food businesses.  … Continue reading

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