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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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Unity College seeks Farm and Field manager

Unity College McKay Farm and Research Station is seeking an experienced farm and field manager for a full-time, salaried position with benefits. To see a full description of the position see our Farm Manager job announcement on the Unity College … Continue reading

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USDA Grant opportunities

Check out four new USDA grant opportunities and their deadlines

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