No Small Potatoes

No Small Potatoes Investment Club strengthens Maine’s local food economy by making small loans to farms, fishermen and  the food businesses they supply to help them thrive.

For Borrowers:

“We now have rolling applications.  Apply when you are ready!”


Our Criteria for Loan Decisions (PDF) (MS Word)
Loan Application (PDF) (MS Word)

For questions about our loan application please email Sally Madore.  E-mail your completed application to Peter Bass or mail it to him at: 17 Chestnut St., Portland, Maine 04101.


We’ve made two loans to the Farm Stand. Penny (co founder), Liz (GM) and Ryan (butcher).

For Investors (club members): 

  • Our Operating Agreement (PDF)
  • Agreement to be Bound (PDF)

For more information on becoming an investor and a club member contact Eleanor Kinney

We’ve made two loans to North Spore Mushrooms. Eliah Thanhauser and Jon Carver, two of the three founders.

Documents for New Investment Clubs:

Please Read: The materials available at this web site are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact an attorney to obtain advice with respect to laws in your state relating to the extension of credit and securities regulation.

To learn about setting up an investment club contact Linzee Weld

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