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Maine Network of Community Food Councils

MNCFC's work is to increase the capacity of local level food systems efforts through collaboration, coordination and resource sharing.

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/mainecommunityfoodnetwork/
Location: Maine Communities, Statewide
Members: 24
Latest Activity: Jun 19, 2012

ABOUT MNCFC

The Maine Network of Community Food Councils’ goal is to increase the capacity of individual food system efforts across the state by:

 

1.  Creating a forum for community food efforts to share experiences, resources, information and strategies;

2.     Facilitating the development of local Food Policy Councils (FPCs) across the state;

3.     Supporting local and regional food systems assessment and planning efforts; and

4.   Creating a network of local level stakeholders that can join together to create a powerful voice when advocating for food sovereignty and vibrant food and agriculture systems at the state level.

 

 

Our next meeting is May 13, 2011 from 10:30-12:30 at Curtis Memorial Library (before ELFC's meeting). RSVP to Annie Doran (info below).

 

For more info, please contact Annie Doran: localfoodforlewiston at gmail.com

 


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Share Your Community Food Council Stories 2 Replies

Hi, all- I know that discussions about building local and regional food systems are spreading all across Maine.  Please share your stories here about what's going on in your community. Here in the…Continue

Started by Ken Morse. Last reply by Harvest Moon Produce Aug 17, 2011.

Maine Food System - By The Nmbers

Great to see this starting to come together!   Here is a link some "by-the-numbers" stuff which seems to be an important piece of the puzzle - I'd love to get some feedback - thanks! …Continue

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Started by Ed Democracy Aug 16, 2011.

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Comment by Ed Democracy on August 16, 2011 at 1:26pm

Great to see this starting to come together!   Here is a link some "by-the-numbers" stuff which seems to be an important piece of the puzzle - I'd love to get some feedback - thanks!

 

https://sites.google.com/site/mainefoodsystem/maine-food-system-by-the-numbers 

 

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