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ELFC Monthly Networking Meeting at Maine State Library

December 5, 2014 from 1pm to 3pm
The Eat Local Foods Coalition (host of this web site) will hold its monthly networking meeting from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.Agenda will include round table updates with all attendees and discussion of special topics of interest to those working on local food issues from 1:00-3:00. The meeting is open to anyone involved in or interested in the local food system in Maine.See More
Dec 2
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ELFC Monthly Networking Meeting at None

November 7, 2014 from 1pm to 3:30pm
The Eat Local Foods Coalition (host of this web site) will be taking the month of November off from our regular monthly meeting schedule.We will resume meeting on the 1st Friday of each month on December 5th. Please plan to join us, as our meetings are open to anyone involved in or interested in the local food system in Maine.Please check the Eat Maine Foods! calendar for details about our December meeting as we get closer to the date.See More
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Rock the Boat! A Benefit for NAMA's RevolOceanary Work. at Arts at the Armory

November 7, 2014 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Join the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance (NAMA) for a benefit to support their great work with fishing communities throughout the Northeast. Rock the Boat aims to fund programs in continuing the work of NAMA to:Promote taking control of the seafood in our food systemIncrease awareness about racial equity, economic justice, and food access Celebrate the work of community-based fishermen everywhereInform fisheries policy makers about the…See More
Oct 6
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ELFC Monthly Networking Meeting at Maine State Library

September 5, 2014 from 1pm to 3:30pm
The Eat Local Foods Coalition (host of this web site) will hold its monthly networking meeting from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.Agenda will include round table updates with all attendees and discussion of special topics of interest to those working on local food issues from 1:00-3:00.  Open space for informal networking and discussion will be provided from 3:00-3:30.The meeting is open to anyone involved in or interested in the local food system in Maine.See More
Sep 3
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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
Jun 2
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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
Jun 2

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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