2016 MEETING SCHEDULE:
Bi- Monthly SMM Meetings
2016: Thursdays 1/14, 3/17, 5/12, 7/21, 9/15 at Christ Church in Gardiner 1-4pm
November Daylong Gathering in Belfast: 11/10/16
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
- MOFGA Journeyperson application deadline September 19th
- Maine Food Strategy releases “the Framework: A Tool for Advancing Maine’s Food System”
- Maine Grain Alliance workshop – The BIG Bake!
- Free Renewable Energy Workshop For Agricultural Producers and Rural Small Business
- Wolfs Neck Farm is awarded a USDA Grant for Training
- Digested: Can Small Food Brands Scale Up Without Selling Out?
- MCED Connect: August 2016 – Aquaculture! 5 Minutes with Chris Davis of MAIC and Local Wisdom with Carter Newell
- CEI Women’s Business Center – PIPELINE ANGELS PITCH SUMMIT AND ANGEL INVESTOR BOOTCAMP
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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.
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
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