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Colin Powell
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  • Castine, ME
  • United States
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  • Penobscot East Shrimp CSF
  • Maine Food System
  • Port Clyde Fresh Catch
  • Tom Roberts
  • Portland Food Co-op

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Penobscot East Shrimp CSF and Colin Powell are now friends
Mar 28, 2010
Colin Powell updated their profile
Mar 19, 2010
Colin Powell and Maine Food System are now friends
Sep 21, 2009
Colin Powell replied to John Harker's discussion Resolving False Promotion of Organic Farming as better than Conventional Farming in the Marketplace
"I'm not sure there's a simple solution to your problem. It has taken years to get people on board with the idea of organic, and I think it's going to be an even bigger uphill struggle to get people to move back to vegetables. Your…"
Jun 28, 2009
Colin Powell might attend Amanda Beal's event
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Connecting Classrooms and Cafeterias: From Arugula to Zucchini - A Conference for K-12 Educators at Gorham Middle School

August 7, 2009 from 9am to 4:30pm
Conference registration is $15.00 per person - includes a delicious local lunch!*CEU's available (participants must cover additional $20 cost, if desired)*Workshops include: Integrating School Garden Activities into Classroom Curriculum; Maine Foods for Maine Kids Curriculum Program Training; The Making of a Maine Harvest Lunch Cooking Class; Classroom Composting; Taste Testing Activities for Students; Preserving the Harvest.FMI and to REGISTER, go to WWW.MOFGA.ORG - select HOME, then CALENDAR…See More
Jun 28, 2009
Colin Powell posted an event

Castine Farmers Market at Town Common

June 11, 2009 from 9am to 12pm
Weekly market in the coastal village of Castine. Come support local growers and producers and eat healthier!
Jun 5, 2009
Colin Powell updated their profile photo
Jun 2, 2009
Colin Powell left a comment for Bob St.Peter
"Hello. I am a reporter with the Weekly Packet newspaper, and was hoping to talk to you about your plans for an alternative school in Blue Hill. I'm hoping to get it in for next week, so if you could call me at the office sometime in the next…"
Jun 2, 2009
Colin Powell replied to Tom Roberts's discussion Revisions coming to Maine Farmers' Market Law in the group Maine Farmers' Markets
"Yeah, being a new market, we were surprised to find a number of dissenting positions on the subject of crafters. I would also agree that that is the single largest issue in the current Maine 75 percent law. On the other hand, there are also vendors…"
Jun 2, 2009
Colin Powell and Tom Roberts are now friends
Jun 2, 2009
Colin Powell replied to Tom Roberts's discussion Revisions coming to Maine Farmers' Market Law in the group Maine Farmers' Markets
"Tom, thanks for bringing this to our attention. Will certainly give it a look."
Jun 1, 2009
Colin Powell posted an event

Castine Farmers Market Opening Day at Castine Town Common

June 4, 2009 from 9am to 12pm
First day of a first market!Music by locals Mike and Suzie Fay, and local produce and meat from 12 vendors in the Blue Hill/Ellsworth/Bucksport villageplex.Visit our website for more info.See More
Jun 1, 2009
Colin Powell and Portland Food Co-op are now friends
Apr 2, 2009
Colin Powell commented on Tom Roberts's group Maine Farmers' Markets
"Hello! I'm Colin and I'm trying to organize a new farmers' market in Castine. Seems there's a lot of farming going on just over the water in Brooksville and we're hoping to get them in boats on Thursday mornings this…"
Mar 12, 2009
Colin Powell joined Tom Roberts's group
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Maine Farmers' Markets

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
Mar 12, 2009
Colin Powell is now a member of Eat Maine Foods!
Mar 12, 2009

Profile Information

Where in Maine do you live and eat?
Castine
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
farmland protection, organics, health and nutrition, farm to school, school gardens, home gardens, CSAs, farmers' markets, local foods marketing and distribution
Are you a food producer? If so, what types of food do you produce?
vegetables, apples, mushrooms, eggs
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 am currently working to organize a new farmers' market in Castine. I am also working to start up a small farm, mostly for personal consumption, but with a small stand at the new market.
Website (if any):
http://kapowell.com
Website 2 (if any):
http://castinefarmersmarket.org

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Seacoast Eat Local Winter Farmers' Market at Wentworth Greenhouses

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Fresh Start Farms posted a status
"Our Fresh Start Farms CSA sign-ups are in full swing! Visit http://cultivatingcommunity.org/csa/fresh-start-farms-csa.html"
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New England Food Policy Report Released!

Dear Colleague, Thanks to your efforts and those of many local, state and regional food system advocates, New England is creating a more sustainable and resilient food system. Together, we can further advance our work by promoting innovative and supportive public policies. Toward that end, American Farmland Trust, Conservation Law Foundation and the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group are excited to let you know about our new report, …See More
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Seacoast Eat Local Winter Farmers' Market at Wentworth Greenhouses

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WERU Community Radio On-Air Farm & Garden Auction at WERU-FM Community Radio

June 3, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm
An on air auction benefit for WERU Community Radio offers more than 70 certificates donated by local farms, farmers markets, fisheries and garden suppliers. During the fast-moving, live auction each item is described on air and bidders call in their bids for farm produce, dairy and cheeses, meats, seafood, bales of hay, useful tools, organic compost, and garden amendments, all produced locally. Auction items will be listed in advance at www.weru.org, along…See More
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Taryn Kelley joined Maine Food System's group
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Maine Food System

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Food Council Network hosts Mark Winne on March 21st at St Mary's Nutrition Center

March 21, 2014 from 8:30am to 12pm
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