from: http://www.nefood.orgThe NESAWG Network Coordinator manages one of the largest and most influential sustainable agriculture and food systems networks in the Northeast (including this online community at Nefood.org). With participation of more than 500 organizations and 1,500 individuals, NESAWG is a hub for communications, information resources, public policy development and food system innovation, serving 12 states from Maine to West Virginia. The…See More
http://rajpatel.org/2011/12/05/agrarian-dreams-a-call-for-research-help/Are you interested in global food justice? Are you curious about how the world will eat in the future? Will you have some free time in the next six to ten weeks? Are you familiar with at least one of the countries listed below and/or knowledgeable about one of the topic areas? We are looking for interns around the world to do foundational…See More
Let's talk co-ops! Co-ops are a great model for building a democratic food system rooted in community! Co-ops can take many forms - food co-ops, workers, producers, processors, farmers, fishermen, buying clubs, credit unions, marketing, & 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.
Welcome to the conversation about how we, the people of Maine, can take cooperative action to sustainably grow as much of our food within Maine as possible - for our environment, our economy & for our health!
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
farmland protection, organics, health/nutrition, food justice, community gardens, hunger and local foods access, CSAs, farmers' markets, local foods marketing and distribution, food coops, GM-free seeds and genetics, fisheries
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):
worker and member-owner of Belfast Co-op, MOFGA member, Belfast Farmer's Market supporter, Belfast CSA Fair coordinator