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FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs

A series of facilitated peer groups for women business owners! Fall cohort beginning September 18! The Women’s Business Center at CEI and the Portland SCORE Chapter are collaborating to host FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs. This spring we … Continue reading

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Stonecipher Farm Volunteer Day: July 26th

Attention, All! As some of you may have heard, Stonecipher Farm has had an extremely difficult time hiring dependable and consistent farm help for their 2018 growing season. Ian fears that he is getting behind in his harvesting, weeding, and … Continue reading

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July 21st-22nd Friends of Liberty Hall and Greenhorns present: “Halls away Downeast”

Join us on July 21-22 as we present a tour of the civic architecture of Downeast Maine in partnership with Friends of Liberty Hall, a newly restored hall in Machiasport Maine. Along with other partners and presenters we will proceed … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes April 11, 2018

What a glorious Springtime gift to gather with everyone last week!!!  Along with others that I’ve heard from, I felt deeply heartened and energized by our incredible network!!!  Tim Rider of NE Fishmongers, expressed it well in sharing his enjoyment … Continue reading

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ATTENTION MAINE FOOD, BEVERAGE & AGRICULTURE PRODUCERS

Applications are now being accepted for:   Deadline March 18th Read about it here.

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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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