Presenter Index and Info

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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)
Gardiner Food Co-op and Cafe (3/14)
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)
The Ecology School (10/15)
Unity College (11/10)
Unity Food Hub (7/13)
Woodchop School (5/11)

Dairy (milk, cheese)
Balfour Farm (11/13)
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
Emery Farm( 7/15)
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)
Tide Mill (11/12)
Treble Ridge
Village Farm (11/10)

Financial institutions/ Funds
CEI, Maine Rural Development Authority (1/11)
Fair Food Network (7/14)
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)

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

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
FSA (3/12)
Food Corps (11/13)
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)
Compost Maine (3/13)
Cooperative Fermentation (1/14)
FORQ Food Incubator (5/15)
Maine Cap n’ Stem LLC (1/15)
Maine Freight (7/15)
Organic ME French Fries (5/15)
Standard Gastropub (7/14)
Temple Birch Tappers (1/15)
Tortilleria Pachanga (10/15)
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)
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)
Medomak Mobile Home Park (11/12)
Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development (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)
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)

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)
Common Good Soup Kitchen (7/12)
County Co-op and Cafe (3/15)
Local Sprouts Co-operative (5/11)
Market Street Co-op (3/15)
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)
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)
Two Farmers Farm (1/13)
Village Farm (11/10)
Vitamin Sea (5/12)

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