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Free food processing classes in Orland

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FOOD PROCESSING WORKSHOPS AT ORLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OCTOBER 20 & 29 ORLAND, MAINE   With generous support from the Hancock County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation, the Bucksport Community Concerns is hosting two food-processing workshops at the Orland Community Center on October 20 and 29.  The purpose of these workshops is to build capacity […]

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MFFM Wins Two USDA Grants

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Last week Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack helped to kick off the nation’s harvest season by announcing nearly $35 million in new funding through four grant programs to support local and regional food systems, including farmers’ markets. The Pittsfield-based Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets will be the recipient of two of those grants, bringing more than $348,000 in […]

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Annual Convention January 31st, 2016

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MFFM’s annual farmers’ market convention will take place on Sunday, January 31st at the Maple Hill Farm Inn and Convention Center in Hallowell (just outside of Augusta). This day-long convention will bring together market farmers, market managers, and others for a day of shop talk and networking. As usual, we’ll have breakout sessions all day […]

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National Farmers’ Market Week

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National Farmers’ Market Week is August 2-8, 2015. After a cool start to the summer, farmers across the state will be bringing amazingly diverse bounty to the markets just in time for this annual occasion. Many markets have also planned events to celebrate the special week. Farmers’ markets are more than just an outlet for […]

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