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Leveraging the Co-op Model for Business Success
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ELFC Monthly Meeting at Curtis Memorial Library

July 11, 2014 from 1pm to 3:30pm
The Eat Local Foods Coalition (host of this web site) will hold its monthly meeting from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.Agenda will include round table updates/networking with all attendees, special topics of interest to those working on local food issues, and general ELFC business.The meeting is open to anyone involved or interested in the local food system in Maine.See More
Jun 16
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ELFC Monthly Meeting - NO MEETING scheduled in June at No location

June 13, 2014 from 1pm to 3:30pm
The Eat Local Foods Coalition of Maine (ELFC) will be holding a board retreat in lieu of our regular monthly meeting in June.Please see details for our July and August networking meetings on the Eat Maine Foods Event Calendar. We hope to see you at those meetings, where we will be eager to share results of our retreat and look forward to hearing about all of the exciting work happening around the state to grow the local food system!    See More
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ELFC Monthly Meeting at Curtis Memorial Library

August 8, 2014 from 1pm to 3:30pm
The Eat Local Foods Coalition (host of this web site) will hold its monthly meeting from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.Agenda will include round table updates/networking with all attendees, special topics of interest to those working on local food issues, and general ELFC business.The meeting is open to anyone involved or interested in the local food system in Maine.See More
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ELFC Annual Meeting & Monthly Networking Meeting at University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Building, Room 211

March 14, 2014 from 1pm to 3:30pm
From 1:00-2:00 pm, ELFC will hold its annual board elections and conduct other board business postponed from the regular annual meeting originally scheduled in February, which was cancelled due to a snowstorm.From 2:00-3:30 pm, ELFC will hold its regular monthly networking meeting.See More
Mar 10
Amanda Beal and Belfast Co-op are now friends
Nov 9, 2012
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MaineFare 2012 at Downtown Belfast & Colonial Theater

September 7, 2012 all day
Maine Farmland Trust will host an event celebrating Maine’s local food traditions, farms, farmers, restaurants, chefs, and happy eaters in downtown Belfast on Friday, September 7th from 9AM to 9PM. “MaineFare” will showcase the work of Maine’s best food producers artisan processors.  This event will also engage participants in educational discussions about local food and farming. All members of the public are encouraged to attend. “MaineFare 2012″ is the revival of an event that was held…See More
Aug 31, 2012
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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.See More
May 30, 2012

Profile Information

Where in Maine do you live and eat?
Southern Maine
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
farmland protection, organics, food justice, farm to school, school gardens, home gardens, community gardens, hunger and local foods access, farm to institution, farm to restaurant, CSAs, farmers' markets, local foods marketing and distribution, food coops, GM-free seeds and genetics, fisheries, health and nutrition
Are you a food producer? If so, what types of food do you produce?
vegetables, apples, berry fruit, other
If you produce foods of some sort, please choose one of the following:
I produce foods only for my own and my family's consumption
Other info about Me (please mention any food, fishing, agriculture, or community groups you are affiliated with):
I'm currently a grad student, enrolled in the Agriculture, Food & Environment program at Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy. I also serve on the Board of Directors for Cultivating Community. At the moment, I'm particularly excited about the By Land and By Sea project, underway through the Eat Local Foods Coalition, which is exploring collaborative potential between Maine's farming and fishing communities as we collectively continue efforts to build a vibrant and sustainable local food movement.

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At 9:12pm on March 31, 2008, Jones Franzel said…
Hello friend ~ Soooo excited about Food + Farm, and my inside sources keep remarking on how awesome you are to work with. Hope to see you soon!
At 8:16am on March 24, 2008, John Jemison said…
Hi amanda - my Carola potatoes are holding out very well. Most of the winter squash has faded (molded) - and the parsnips are a tad soft - but my spuds are still delicious. Roasted some up last night.

see you for a while on sunday week - got our slow food kickoff dinner that evening. take care, jj
At 5:29pm on March 22, 2008, Leslie Oster said…
Thanks sweetie! How are you going to do the SPACE thing and the Boothbay thing all in the same weekend? You must be Super Woman!
At 8:03am on March 13, 2008, Maggie Warner said…
yum yum yum, i would do a soup swap, but this is the first weekend i have to be in wells since before thanksgiving so i am going to take full advantage of sleeping in and being lazy!
At 5:38pm on March 3, 2008, Liz Blackwell-Moore said…
thanks for clueing me in on the site!!
L
At 7:08pm on March 1, 2008, Jim Hanna said…
Hi Amanda
Local virtual friends are cool too.
Jim
At 3:03pm on March 1, 2008, John Jemison said…
ciao Amanda ... i hope you are doing well.

john jemison
At 10:11pm on February 28, 2008, David Buchanan said…
Hey, I'm getting excited about this site! So many school garden activities are coming through my emails these days, I'd like to form a group to help keep track of everything. David
 
 
 

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