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Greater Portland Food System

This group is to facilitate connections among people and groups working directly in the Greater Portland Food System (farmers, fishermen, activists, food service, agencies, NGO's, businesses/coops, gardeners, processors, distributors/aggregators, retailers, etc.)  

This online group is meant to compliment the other connecting work already happening in Greater Portland.

Location: Portland Maine USA
Members: 11
Latest Activity: Feb 28

Discussion Forum

The Cost of Healthy Foods

This is a really interesting piece out of Boston comparing the basis for EBT benefits with the real cost of a healthy diet in Boston.  I would guess we're not too far off from that.…Continue

Started by LisaF Jun 1, 2012.

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Comment by LisaF on August 2, 2012 at 6:05pm

Here's a link to the web page for the Mayor's Initiative for a Healthy & Sustainable Food System:

Comment by LisaF on May 25, 2012 at 12:47pm

Hi Everyone, agenda and open space notes from the April 19th Portland Community Food Forum are available here:


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In search of the oldest apples in Maine with John Bunker at Belfast Free Library

October 7, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
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Maine Food Strategy at the Common Ground Fair at Common Ground Fair

September 19, 2014 at 9am to September 21, 2014 at 5pm
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Why did Americans stop eating locally? at Smith Auditorium, SIlls Hall, Bowdoin College

September 11, 2014 from 7pm to 8:15pm
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ELFC Monthly Networking Meeting at Maine State Library

September 5, 2014 from 1pm to 3:30pm
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Jim Hanna posted an event

Empty Bowl Dinner at Crooked River Adult Ed

September 15, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
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Belfast Co-op posted an event

Free presentation with Fedco Seeds founder, CR Lawn at Belfast Free Library

August 6, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
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Amy Bradstreet posted photos
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Amy Bradstreet updated their profile
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Meat and Poultry HACCP course at Hilton Garden Inn Portland Airport

August 15, 2014 to August 17, 2014
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