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May 2017

Field to Glass: a look at local hops

May 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a special tasting & discussion with Tod Mott, owner/brewer of Tributary Brewing Company ; Luci Benedict, Associate Professor of Chemistry at USM; Ryan Houghton, owner/farmer at The Hop Yard ; and Chris Cabot of Maine Farmland Trust. For…

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June 2017

Maine Fare: Maine grains, a complicated story

June 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

Maine was once the center of New England grain production, and today it’s making a comeback, growing alongside the artisan bakeries and craft breweries that are cropping up with the local food movement. Join renowned food writer Nancy Harmon Jenkins on…

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August 2017

Foothills Food Festival

August 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy a Harvest Bounty, and learn about how this Agricultural Revival is building healthier communities with stronger economies, while nurturing our natural environment. The Foothills Food Festival will showcase the Food and Agricultural Renaissance in the foothills of Western Maine.…

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November 2017

Growing Local in York

November 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
free

See our film, Growing Local, at the York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd!  MFT Staff will be at the screening to answer questions after the film. While “buying local” is on the rise, the stories in Growing Local make…

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December 2017

Growing Local in Washington

December 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Gibbs Library Washington, Maine + Google Map
free

See our film, Growing Local, at the Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Rd in Washington!   While “buying local” is on the rise, the stories in Growing Local make clear that small farms and access to locally produced food is not a…

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January 2018

Good Food L-A hosts Feeding Maine Exhibit

January 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Good Food Council of Lewiston Auburn invites the public to an Opening Event for the Feeding Maine Photography Exhibit on Friday, January 19, from 5-7PM.  Stop in any time within the event window to view the exhibit, add your entry…

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February 2018

Wasted! film in Unity

February 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Hub, 69 School St.
Unity, ME 04988 United States
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Join MFT, Veggies For All & Unity Barn Raisers for a FREE screening of the new film, Wasted! Every year 1.3 billion tons of food is thrown away. Wasted! explores the reasons for this waste and ways to fix the…

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Amanda Beal to Speak on Envisioning and Building a Vibrant Food System in Maine and Beyond

February 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saint Joseph’s College, 278 Whites Bridge Road
Standish, ME 04084 United States
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Saint Joseph's College will be hosting MFT President, Amanda Beal. She will be speaking on the sustainability of food production in Maine. Learn more here. This event is open to the public and is co-sponsored by The Cultural Affairs Committee…

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Growing Local Film Screening in Somerset

February 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

While "buying local" is on the rise, the stories in Growing Local make clear that small farms and access to locally produced food is not a sure thing. These three poignant stories help us understand the interconnected fates of Maine's small farms,…

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March 2018

The Land that Sustains Us: Stories from the Field (March 29, 2018)

March 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Maine Craft Distilling (Portland), 123 Washington Ave
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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No matter how many seasons they have been with their soil, farmers develop a strong connection with their land. For each farmer, this relationship is unique and therefore, manifests differently into the food we eat and the communities we live…

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April 2018

‘Growing Local’ screening on Earth Day in Bethel

April 22, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Gem Theater, 28 Cross St
Bethel, ME 04217 United States

Come celebrate Earth Day at the Gem Theater! There will be a Potluck at 3:30pm, followed by showings at 4:30pm of farm-friendly films including: 'Growing Local': While "buying local" is on the rise, the stories in Growing Local make clear that small farms…

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July 2018

NYFC, MOFGA, Land for Good and MFT Present: Finding Farmland, Tools & Strategies for Affordable Land Access

July 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Accessing land is one of the most complex financial decisions that you will make as a farmer. Join NYFC, MOFGA, Land for Good, and MFT in a workshop designed to prepare early career farmers to approach land access with confidence.…

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