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 Pingree shared their perspectives and heard from organizational leaders representing MOFGA, SMM, Maine AgrAbility Project, and Somali Bantu Community Mutual Assistance Association, among others, about the achievements and needs of beginning farmers and related food businesses.
April 11th, 2018
October 3rd, 2018
(All Past Meeting Minutes)
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