"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…"
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"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..
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"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.
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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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Please see the attached (and below) press release about an important public hearing on international trade and its impact or potential impact on Maine food and agriculture policy.PRESS RELEASE:PUBLIC HEARING ON FOOD SAFETY AND AGRICULTURE TO BE HELDON DECEMBER 12th BYTHE CITIZEN TRADE POLICY COMMISSIONThe Chairs of the Citizen Trade Policy Commission (CTPC), Senator Troy Jackson and Representative Sharon Anglin Treat, are inviting members of the public to attend a public hearing which is…See More
The 2014 Maine Farmers' Market Convention is the sixth such annual convention and is the first one organized entirely by the Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets. The Convention was originally organized by the Downeast Business Alliance.To make it easier for folks to attend, we have made it a single day event and held on a Sunday when there are fewer winter farmers' markets happening. It is also more centrally located, happening in the beautiful back hills of Hallowell at the…See More
This is the first month in an ongoing monthly supper that will take place every month. Herbal drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and 3 courses prepared by Chef Frank Giglio featuring seasonal and local meats, dairy, and produce. $45 per person. Please contact email@example.com for rsvp and additional information. See More
Farmers, fishermen and food producers will be indoors at the Wentworth Greenhouses from 10am-2pm, selling their vegetables, meats, cheeses, milk, eggs, fish and shrimp, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, take-home meals, and more! Local seafood cooking demo with Moxy and NH Sea Grant. You can find a full list of participating vendors and the products they will be selling at www.seacoasteatlocal.org.Extra Parking, Free ShuttleWe will…See More
Are you interested in learning more about butchering? Do you wish to be more connected with the food you eat? Join us at Three Lily Farm for an all day workshop where chef Frank will be processing one of our grass fed lambs. Topics covered will include: basic knife skills, personal and food safety techniques, full carcass breakdown, qualities and characteristics of cuts, and potential marketing strategies. Lunch and beverages will be provided during the day.Suggested Donation: $15-50 For more…See More
The Eat Local Foods Coalition (host of this web site) will hold its monthly meeting from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.This meeting will be held at the Brunswick Topsham Land Trust. We will start this month's meeting by hearing a little bit about the program.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
Farmers, fishermen and food producers will be indoors at the Wentworth Greenhouses from 10am-2pm, selling their vegetables, meats, cheeses, milk, eggs, fish and shrimp, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, take-home meals, and more! You can find a full list of participating vendors and the products they will be selling at www.seacoasteatlocal.org Parking, Free ShuttleWe will be offering the parking shuttle again this year, with…See More
You have until November 15 to speak up to save local food and farms from the nasty machinations of big Ag as it manipulates new rules to put you out of business. Really. Here I copy a post by Tom Philpott, the voice of truth in food politics: I do this to alert you to action.4 Foods That Could Disappear If New Food Safety Rules Pass—By Tom Philpott| Wed Nov. 6, 2013 3:00 AM PST…See More
Our state has a long and rich history of food production from fisheries and agriculture to hunting and foraging. How can the Maine food system support our state and contribute to regional food security?MAINE’S FOOD SYSTEM: Beginning the conversation Engage with businesses, friends, and colleagues to discuss the future of our dynamic food system. What do you want Maine’s land and sea-scape to produce? Come and share your vision with us at the 2013 Maine Food Summit!Registration will be available…See More