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2018 Top Gun – Now accepting applications!

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

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The Cooking School at Frinklepod Farm – New Classes!

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

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Big Hunger News: The journey to untangle corporate interests from the anti-hunger movement.

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

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Grain Mills Can Be Cornerstones of Local Food Economies

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

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Registration now open for Sourcing Local Made Easier: Farmer + Buyer Workshop hosted by MFT

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

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Scaling Impact: Equity, Access, and Opportunity in Boston’s Regional Food Economy

Social innovators are working to address some of the most pressing challenges facing society –economic mobility, environmental resilience, community health, food insecurity, intergenerational poverty, and racial, social, and economic inequality. Rather than looking at each of these challenges in isolation, … Continue reading

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New CEI Women’s Business Center workshops coming up

Brand Strategy Tuesd. Dec. 5th, Brand Design Strategy Tuesd. Dec 12, Brand Activation – Tuesd. Dec 19, Tax preparation for sole proprietors… see schedule for December here.

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The four colors of Money – Tips for Entrpreneurs

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Balle Leadership Summit

November 15-17, 2017 Pacific Grove, California. See details here.

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USDA 2018 Farm to School Grant application December deadline

The long awaited USDA Farm to School Grant Request for Applications has been released. Full details here.

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