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Amanda Beal at New England Foodscapes Lecture Series

March 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Amanda Beal, Visions for the Future of Maine and New England

Amanda Beal is President and CEO of Maine Farmland Trust, a member-powered organization that protects farmland, supports farmers, and advances the future of farmland. She co-authored “A New England Vision,” which researched Maine and New England food production on land and sea in order to assess productivity and future expansion. The daughter of a Maine dairy farmer, Amanda will discuss her recent research and vision of New England farmland and food production.

About New England Foodscapes: In celebration of the founding of the Food Studies program at USM, the University of Southern Maine has partnered with Maine Historical Society to offer a program series exploring the critical aspects of New England’s food systems, fisheries, politics, and history. All programs take place at Maine Historical Society at 489 Congress Street in downtown Portland. The series is open the public, with USM students encouraged to sign up for credit through USM.

Bring your lunch, eat up, and learn about food!

This program series is offered free of charge to the public. Please register in advance HERE

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March 7, 2017
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12:00 pm
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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress St
Portland, Maine
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