2018 Event Schedule:
We’re all done for this year. Stay tuned for our gathering and meeting schedule for 2019!
No Small Potatoes (NSP) Investment ClubFor more information and to download an application, click here.
Maine Organic Lenders (MOL) Investment ClubFor more information and to submit an application, click here.
Recent SMM Buzz
- On The Road – Downeast Meeting Minutes 10/10/18
- Two Programs to Support Beginning Farmers
- Maine Harvest Credit Project Raises $2.4 Million in Start-up Grant Capital
- Maine Grain Alliance Grant Opportunities
- Job Opening: Northeast Farmers of Color Land Trust Coordinator
- FarmSmart Business Services offers NxLevel™ Tilling the Soil of Opportunity
- October 3, 2018 Gardiner SMM Gathering Minutes
- Community, Our Economy: Economic Democracy for Maine; November 10th
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A series of facilitated peer groups for women business owners! Fall cohort beginning September 18! The Women’s Business Center at CEI and the Portland SCORE Chapter are collaborating to host FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs. This spring we … Continue reading
Attention, All! As some of you may have heard, Stonecipher Farm has had an extremely difficult time hiring dependable and consistent farm help for their 2018 growing season. Ian fears that he is getting behind in his harvesting, weeding, and … Continue reading
Join us on July 21-22 as we present a tour of the civic architecture of Downeast Maine in partnership with Friends of Liberty Hall, a newly restored hall in Machiasport Maine. Along with other partners and presenters we will proceed … Continue reading
What a glorious Springtime gift to gather with everyone last week!!! Along with others that I’ve heard from, I felt deeply heartened and energized by our incredible network!!! Tim Rider of NE Fishmongers, expressed it well in sharing his enjoyment … Continue reading
Applications are now being accepted for: Deadline March 18th Read about it here.
MCED is pleased to announce with our partners, applications for the Top Gun 2018 class are open now! Many high potential Maine entrepreneurs have benefited from MCED’s Top Gun program, which has evolved considerably since it was first offered in … Continue reading
Why wholistic cooking? Our approach to cooking focuses on preparing and eating food while using whole, unprocessed ingredients and being mindful of the effects of what we eat on our whole health, the health of others, and the health of our … Continue reading
Admit it. When I say Scotland, you think of beautiful scenery, golf courses, bagpipes, castles, the Loch Ness monster, guys in kilts, Braveheart (Mel Gibson in a kilt), and maybe a referendum to split off from the UK. Scottish food … Continue reading
Mark Fischer surveys the boxes of organic Redeemer wheat sitting on the worn wood floorboards of his Castle Valley Mill, awaiting pickup. Like most of the grains Fischer cleans and grinds here on the banks of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Neshaminy Creek, … Continue reading
Are you a wholesale buyer who wants to source from more Maine farmers? Are you interested in tools and skills that can help you get more of the local products you want, at the time of year you can sell … Continue reading