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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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BikeMaine Event serves 75% local foods!

For the second year, Maine Farm and Sea Cooperative (MFSC) was selected to manage all the meal purchasing to service for BikeMaine.

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The ‘CodFather’ receives sentancing in Massachusetts

Colles Stowell of the One Fish Foundation provides an inside look at the New Bedford fishing kingpin Carlos Rafael, who was sentenced to 46 months in prison and ordered to pay $200,000 in fines  after pleading guilty to fraudulently mislabeling … Continue reading

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The Maine Gleaning Network brand new Website s up and full of info!

Our website is up! And you are the first to see it – www.mainegleaningnetwork.org (sponsored by Quimby Family Foundation) We are still putting finishing touches, but are proud to showcase all the great work we are doing to rescue food … Continue reading

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Cultivating Community hosts an inspiring meeting!

Craig Lapine, of Cultivating Community, hosted an engaging and informative gathering at Boyd Street Urban Farm in Portland on July 17th, inspired by the visit of Dr. Desiree Rucker-Ross from USDA’s Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program. She and Chellie … Continue reading

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MOFGA’s Aroostook County Tour

Bonnie was one of 35 people who had a wonderful opportunity to learn more about food and agriculture in Aroostook County on MOFGA’s 3-day tour in mid-June. Participants represented nonprofits, foundations, investors and individuals who are active supporters of building healthy … Continue reading

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Rice Transplanting Party!!

Wild Folk Farm is having their second annual transplanting party, and building a new rice paddy in addition!   See details here.  It is a great way to learn have some spring fun, be around fun people and learn all about … Continue reading

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Support LD 1338 at a public hearing on 4/26

The majority of Maine’s business, farms and multi-unity housing is owned by people nearing or at retirement age, many of whom don’t have succession plans.  In Maine, 400,000 acres of farmland is expected to change hands in the next ten … Continue reading

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CEI WOmen’s Business Center Upcoming Workshops

BETTER RECORDS, BETTER BUSINESS A WORKSHOP WITH BRAINSTORM ACADEMY THURSDAY, APRIL 27 | 9-10:30am Register here. WEBSITE WORKSHOPS – 2 part series on how to improve your site. TUESDAY, APRIL 25 | TUESDAY, MAY 9 email to register. ENTREPRENEUR IN … Continue reading

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