2017 MEETING SCHEDULE:
2017 SMM MEETING DATES
WEDNESDAYS: 2/15, 4/12, 10/4 at Christ Church in Gardiner 1-4pm
11/8/17: November Daylong Gathering in Belfast
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
- MFT- Blue Hill Area Food Grant opportunity
- Unity Food Hub is Hiring!
- New workshop presented by the Carrot Project: Deepening Roots, Growing Success Business Training
- Maine Grain Alliance – Portland Tortilla making workshop!
- MFT Farming for Wholesale workshops coming up!
- “Sustainable Agriculture Outlook Rooted with Millennials”
- “Why Local Food Must Grow in Maine but Stay True to its Roots”
- The Power to Thrive: The Intersection of Health, Environment and Equity
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Let’s help Two Coves Farm, in Harpswell, ME grow to match the demand they are seeing for their meat and produce. Please check out their ‘Barnraiser’ crowdfunding campaign and support this exciting venture here.
Merrymeeting Gleaners Harvest the Midcoast – Vicki Skydell and Shannon McCabe The Merrymeeting Gleaners, an initiative of the Merrymeeting Food Council’s Food Security Work Group, have harvested over 4000 pounds of fresh food this summer, to benefit local food security … Continue reading
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
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
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
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.
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
Thursday June 2, 2016 1pm-2pm Eastern time. Register here!
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.