Presenter Index and Info

Some helpful links and documents:

2016 SMM Intake Form

Guidelines for a Business Plan

SMM Sustainability Criteria

Presenter Guidelines 2016

List of business advisors: Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Index of Presenters
If you wish to know more about any project, note the date and you will find that all meeting minutes are easily accessible here. (Presenter categories are alphabetically arranged, as are the listings within each category)

Beer/Wine
Blue Ox Malthouse (5/13)
Maine Vineyard Makers (7/12)
Strong Brewing Co. (7/14)
The Hop Yard (3/13)

Camps/Schools/Community
Aroostook  County Food Systems Perspectives (7/12)
Camp Manitou, Good Will Hinckley (7/12)
F.A.R.M.S Community Kitchen (3/13)
Hathaway Center (7/13)
Harpswell Coastal Academy/Schoolhouse Cafe  (5/13)
Independant Retailers Shared Resources Co-op (3/14)
Maine Enterprise Schools (11/10)
MOFGA’s New Farmers Program (3/14)
Portland Public Schools Food Nutrition (3/14)
ReTreeUS (9/16)
The Ecology School (10/14)
Unity College (11/10)
Unity Food Hub (7/13)
Woodchop School (5/11)

Dairy (milk, cheese)
Balfour Farm (11/13)
East Forty Farms (Lakins Gorges Cheese) 7/16
Fuzzy Udder Creamery (11/13)
Grassland Farm (8/10)
MOOMilk (11/12)
Nezinscot Farm (1/11)
Seal Cove Farm (5/13)
Tide Mill Farm (11/12)

Distribution
Buying Club Software (11/10)
Crown o’ Maine (11/10)

Diversified Farms
Apple Creek Farm (3/16)
(Emery Farm (7/15)
Frinklepod Farm (10/15)
Grassland (8/10)
Nezinscot (1/11) (1/14)
Orchard Hill
Penny Jordan and Tony Keiffer –
Sustainable Year Round Agriculture (3/14)
Siberia Farms (11/14)
Spruce Mill Farms (3/16)
Tide Mill (11/12)
Treble Ridge Farm
Village Farm (11/10)

Financial institutions/ Funds
CEI, Maine Rural Development Authority (1/11)
Fair Food Network (7/14)
Fair Food Network-Fair Food Fund (5/16)
Farm Credit, Coop Fund of NE (3/11), FSA (11/10)
Flexible Capital Fund (11/11)
Genesis Community Loan Fund (11/12)
WHCAP’S (8/10)

Financial tools
Credit union (11/12)
Crowd Funding/Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Three Revolutions; (11/12)
Fiscal sponsors (3/12)
Fresh Source Capital (1/14)
Iroquois Valley Farms (10/15)

Fisheries
Acadia Harvest (7/15)
Amanda Labelle (3/14)
Cobscook Bay Resource Center (7/11)
Downeast Salmon Federation (1/15)
Fluid Farms (7/14)
Gulf of Maine, Inc. (9/16)
Lobsters on the Fly (3/12)
Maine Coast Fishermans Association MCFA (11/13)
Maine Dayboat Scallops (10/14)
Maine Fresh Seafood Pies (3/11)
Nonesuch Oysters (3/15)
Penobscot East (11/10)
Salt & Sea (11/13)
Sea Method Fish Fertilizer (1/16)

Fruits (growing, processing)
Blue Hill Berry Farm (11/10)
Pastor Chuck (1/13)
Gladstone’s Under the Sun (11/10)

Government Agencies
FAME, Maine Rural Development Authority
FINE/ UMaine Food Service (1/16)
FSA (3/12)
Food Corps (11/13)
Maine 4-H (7/16)
Maine Farms for the Future (7/16)
ME State Office of Securities (1/13)
Patents, Trademarks and Entrepreneurship (7/12)

Grains (growing, processing)
Maine Rice Project/Wild Folk Farm (10/15)
Mark Fulford (11/12)
Orchard Hill Farm (7/13)
Somerset Grist Mill, MOM (11/10)
Tate McPherson/ME Seed Co.(11/12)

Investment clubs
MOL  – Maine Organic Lenders
NSP – No Small Potatoes

Meat – Beef/ Lamb/Pork
Aroostook Highlands (7/12)
Aroostook Meats (7/13)
Blake’s Slaughterhouse (11/10)
Farmer’s Gate (1/12)
Maine Stock (1/12)
Nezinscot Farm (1/14)
Northstar Sheep Farm (3/12) (7/14)
Treble Ridge

Misc.
Adaptive Agriculture (7/15)
Bath Freight Shed (3/15)
Brunswick Food Shed (3/15)
Cabbige (10/15)
Compost Maine (3/13)
Cooperative Fermentation (1/14)
FORQ Food Incubator (5/15)
Iroquois Valley Farms (10/15)
Maine Cap n’ Stem LLC (1/15)
The Maine Crisp Co. (1/16)
Maine Freight (7/15)
Organic ME French Fries (5/15)
Standard Gastropub (7/14)
Temple Birch Tappers (1/15)
Tortilleria Pachanga (10/14)
Unity Food Hub (5/15)
Unique Maine Farms (3/13)

Nonprofits:
Bowdoinham Community Development Initiative (5/12)
Center for Ecology Based Economy (CEBE) (7/15)
Cobscook Community Learning Center (3/11)
Common Good Soup Kitchen (7/12)
Cultivating Community (7/13)
Erickson Fields/MCHT (11/10)
Fair Food Network (7/12)
FarmDrop (7/16)
Farm Viability Project (1/13)
FARMS (3/13)
Farm to Institutions (11/11)
Good Shepherd Food Bank (11/11) (5/15)
Good Food for Lewiston (11/11)
Grange Halls: Farmington (5/11)
Healthy Acadia: Gleaning Initiative (7/15)
Island Institute (1/11)
Kennebec Local Food Initiative (3/12)
Land for Good (3/16)
Maine Federation of Farmers Markets (3/16)
Medomak Mobile Home Park (11/12)
Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development (10/14)
Maine Farm and Sea Cooperatibve (10/15)
Maine Food System Credit Project  (11/14)
Maine Rural Partners (7/13)
MFT/Unity Food Hub (1/12)(5/15)
MFT -Maine Farmland Trust (5/13)
MTI-Small Business Innovation Research (5/16)
NAMA – Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance (11/14)
NASAP -New American Sustainable Agriculture Project (11/14)
The Carrot Project (5/12)
Unity College (11/10)
Veggies for All  (11/10) (1/15)
Vinalhaven ARC (11/10)
VT Sustainable Job Fund (11/11)
Wolfe’s Neck Farm (10/15)

Poultry
Commonwealth Poultry Company (1/13)
Emma’s Family Farm (3/11)
Tide Mill (11/12)

Stores/Restaurants
Barrels Community Market (11/11)
Belfast Co-op (3/12)
Blue Hill Coop (5/16)
Common Good Soup Kitchen (7/12)
County Co-op and Cafe (3/15)
The Farmstand (9/16)
Gardiner Food Co-op and Cafe (3/14)
Local Sprouts Co-operative (5/11)
Market Street Co-op (3/15)
New Beet Market (1/16)
Portland Food Co-op (11/11) (11/13)
Sheepscot General (1/14)
Vinland (1/14)
Whole Foods (3/12)

Vegetables (growing, processing)
Ararat Farms (11/12)
Cannons at Noon Family Sheep Farm (3/15)
Chretien Greenhouses (5/12)
Coastal Farms and Food Processing  (5/12) and (1/13)
Farmer Kev’s Organic (5/16)
Farming Fungi (1/13)
Fluid Farms (7/14)
Heiwa Tofu (8/10)
Jordan Farms (11/11)
Liberty Farms (5/15)
Maine Harvest Company (3/13)
Marble Family Farms (5/11)
Nature’s Circle Farm (7/12)
Northern Girl (1/13) (11/13)
Ocean Approved (1/12)
One Drop Farm (11/14)
Thirty Acre Farm (5/16)
Turtle Rock Farm (9/16)
Two Farmers Farm (1/13)
Village Farm (11/10)
Vitamin Sea (5/12)

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