I have a good list of buying clubs, but due to the fact that they are private individuals I have not yet done a great job of getting permission to list the publically. It is in the works, though. If you are interested in a…"
This group is for all who: a) are on a land search b) might have /know of land available c) wants to discuss / contribute to discussion about land search & all related issues - real estate, land features/qualities, land trusts, long-term leases, etcSee More
"We have a farm in Palmyra Maine and we have been searching for someone interested in farming it!!!
Please email me if you are still looking and are interested in discussing possibilities!!
25 Organic acres of fields and 25 acres of woods on 1 mile…"
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
farmland protection, health/nutrition, community gardens, farm to restaurant, local foods marketing and distribution, food coops
Are you a food producer? If so, what types of food do you produce?
grains and bakery, specialty/fancy foods
If you produce foods of some sort, please choose one of the following:
I produce foods for sale to others
If you produce foods for sale, where or how can Mainers buy them?
Direct, New Leaf Naturals Healthfood Store in Pittsfield, ME, Bud's Shop'n Save in Newport, ME
Other info about Me (please mention any food, fishing, agriculture, or community groups you are affiliated with):
O.A.T. Fruit Filled Crumb Tarts, Home-milled and Artisan baked. 100% Whole Grain Steel-Cut OATS, Gluten-Free and Vegan! Baked in small batches at home in Newport, Maine. Individually wrapped in bakery paper, for Grab-n-Go Goodness, anytime!
"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