"I have an organic gardening business and would like to take on additional clients in Central Maine who are like minded. I design, install and maintain flower and vegetable gardens. I also have a stone mason on staff to provide you with…"
"Free Marketing Development Graphics Services available:
Does Portland Farmer's Market need a logo or poster work?
Please contact me if you need any help greening your business for free.
I have :
Graphics/Advertising experience many…"
"Great Monika thanks so much for explaining this to me. I have recently been on that web site.
The world has been so topsy turvy in the past decade..big rewards for evil people and bare scraps for good hard working people..
Sometimes I feel like…"
"I would like to understand how people are supporting themselves who are active here..are there any grants..I have so much to give and can't seem to get anywhere getting even minimum wage..is it that bad? is everything volunteer?"
For discussing issues around farmers' markets in Maine, for veterans, newbies, those in between and those thinking about starting or attending a farmers' market.Start by signing up or signing in to ask a question by starting a discussion.See More
I am looking for some way to use my skills to develop community gardens...I need to be paid so i can help with our family bills.
I might have to give up a greatly parred down low impact lifestyle soon if i don't find a job doing such…"
I am a graphic artist and business analyst and always trying to get to easy, sustainable and practical solutions..that's my passion.. I am also looking for a Community Garden. I just moved from 2 acres in Falmouth to a condo in Portland and am itching to plant some seeds. I bought several of those greenhouses to start seeds with no garden in sight yet.I also know that this is patriotic to do and also am investigating planting Hemp in Maine this season The first American Flag and The…See More
Food for Maine's Future serves as an umbrella for groups and campaigns which share a common goal of building a just, secure, sustainable and democratic food system to the benefit of all Maine farmers, communities, and the environment.
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
farmland protection, organics, health and nutrition, 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, other
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I produce foods only for my own and my family's consumption
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Green Business Analyst Looking for:
A job doing development for Maine Community Gardens..not asking for much for payment but I need some financial help..
"FARMS (Focus on Agriculture in Rural Maine Schools) is currently running a Kickstarter for the FARMS Community Kitchen to be located on the second floor of Rising Tide. Please visit our Kickstarter page, support our project and spread the word. See:…"
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
Come join the Greater Portland Sustainability Council for a free mini-conference at USM on June 4 from 3 pm - 7 pm. More info by clicking here. You can come for specific topics or the whole event. Do you have a topic to present or discuss? - let us know as there will be time for "open space" discussions. Sessions will be presented on the following (go to the website for the detailed…See More
You do not have to totally re=invent the wheel. Alice Waters has been running a program that spreads from California called Edible Schoolyard. Check this out. I've also been involved teaching children how to cook garden food,…"
"There is great potential that if these bills pass those processors that comply with current regulations may be very compromised. The exemptions from state and federal laws will likely decimate Maine's current inspection system, bring the…"
As per Monique's request for dialog on the forum, I am posting links to 3 bills. I'll admit to being unclear as to what some of the reporting language means. OTP means Ought to Pass, ONTP means ought not to pass, AM is amendments, and I am going to venture a guess that Divided Report means it was split down the middle.LD 475…See More