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Maine Eat Local Foods Coalition & Maine Seafood Network Networking Event at Gulf of Maine Research Institute

May 26, 2016 from 3pm to 4:30pm
 Join the Maine Seafood Network and the Eat Local Foods Coalition for this fantastic and interesting session, where we will learn about bluefin tuna and community supported fisheries:…See More
May 11
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Eat Local Foods Coalition Annual Meeting at Brunswick area (check back for specific location)

February 18, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm
The Eat Local Foods Coalition (host of this networking website) will hold its annual meeting from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm on February 18.  The agenda will include roundtable updates, the election of officers and board members for 2016, and time for informal networking. The meeting is open to anyone involved in or interested in the local food system in Maine. See More
Jan 21
The Alden House Inn commented on Amanda Beal's event Maine Fare
"The Alden House Inn in Belfast has availability on Friday night, June 26. Mention Maine Fare and we will give you a 20% discount. It's a great event and we encourage anyone who is interested in learning more about local food to attend."
Jun 18, 2015
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ELFC Spring Networking Meeting at Wolfe's Neck Farm

May 13, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm
The Eat Local Foods Coalition (host of this website) will hold its spring networking meeting from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on May 28, with a spotlight on Maine's dairy sector and the opportunities and challenges our dairy farmers and value-added producers are experiencing. Agenda will include a tour of Wolfe's Neck Farm and an opportunity to learn about their new Organic Dairy Farmer Training Program, as well as discussion about trends and issues related to dairy production and our food system.…See More
May 13, 2015
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ELFC Monthly Networking Meeting & Annual Potluck at Room 205 in the Wishcamper Center, University of Southern Maine

February 13, 2015 from 12pm to 3pm
** PLEASE NOTE - If our host, the University of Southern Maine, has a snow day on Friday, this meeting will be rescheduled.**The Eat Local Foods Coalition (host of this web site) will hold its monthly networking meeting from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.Agenda will include our annual potluck lunch and open networking time from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm, followed by 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…See More
Feb 10, 2015
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ELFC Monthly Networking Meeting at Maine State Library

January 2, 2015 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, followed by an open networking format from 3:00-3:30. The meeting is open to anyone involved in or interested in the local food system in Maine.See More
Dec 30, 2014
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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, 2014

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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Season Extension for Home scale Permaculture Gardens at Post Carbon Designs

April 17, 2016 from 10am to 1pm
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"Feeding Maine: Growing Access to Good Food" panel discussion & photo exhibit at Belfast Free Library

March 15, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8pm
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3/1 - Growing Rice in Maine presentation in Belfast at Belfast Free Library

March 1, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8pm
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2016 Belfast CSA + CSF Fair at Belfast Free Library

February 28, 2016 from 1pm to 3pm
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2016 Belfast CSA + CSF Fair at Belfast Free Library

February 28, 2016 from 1pm to 3pm
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Amanda Beal posted an event

Eat Local Foods Coalition Annual Meeting at Brunswick area (check back for specific location)

February 18, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm
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“In Search of the Oldest Apples in Maine” with John Bunker at Belfast Free Library

October 20, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8pm
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Farmland Access Conference at Pineland Farms Conference Center

October 19, 2015 from 8:30am to 4:30pm
Sep 22, 2015
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Veggies for All: How one community fights hunger with a food bank farm at Belfast Free Library

October 6, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8pm
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"Wild Mushrooms; Foraging for Maine's best Functional Food" at Belfast Free Library

September 8, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Sep 1, 2015
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Fermentation Fundamentals with Chef Frank Giglio at Belfast Free Library

September 3, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
Aug 22, 2015
Belfast Co-op posted an event

8/19 Vegetable Seed Saving Workshop in Belfast at Troy Howard Middle School garden

August 19, 2015 from 9am to 11am
Aug 7, 2015
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Savor the Season – A Food Preservation Weekend at Blueberry Cove 4-H Camp

October 2, 2015 at 5pm to October 4, 2015 at 12pm
Jul 27, 2015
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