BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//MAINE FARMLAND TRUST - ECPv4.9.6//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:MAINE FARMLAND TRUST X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for MAINE FARMLAND TRUST BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:"America/New_York" BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:EDT DTSTART:20190310T070000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:EST DTSTART:20191103T060000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="America/New_York":20190627T080000 DTEND;TZID="America/New_York":20190627T170000 DTSTAMP:20190826T075435 CREATED:20190509T130100Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190522T130443Z SUMMARY:Root Down Farm Viability Party DESCRIPTION:[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Celebrate farm viability! Come learn how MFT’s Farm Viability program helps farms thrive\, and hear what the farmers at Ripley Farm are doing to grow their farm business.  Take a guided tour of their vegetable fields and learn about their organic CSA!  Snacks by Spruce Mill Farm & Kitchen. Cash bar with beer from Bissell Brothers and wine from Oyster River Winegrowers. Free & open to all! No dogs\, please. \nRipley Farm recently completed MFT’s Farming for Wholesale program\, which helps farmers participate in\, or scale up for\, wholesale markets through ongoing farm business planning assistance. Farming for Wholesale connects farmers with businesses\, financial\, and marketing advisors\, as well as other farmers\, to hone financial record keeping\, analyze scenarios for scaling up their business\, and write a strong business plan that reflects their goals. Farmers who complete Farming for Wholesale are eligible to submit their business plan to compete for an implementation grant of up to $50\,000. \nRSVP below if possible (walk-ins welcome too!) \n[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]\n URL: CATEGORIES:Farmer Events ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR