Meghan Quinn, Event Manager
I moved to Portland six years ago, and while working in the non-profit and hospitality worlds here, also completed a graduate degree in sustainable food systems. Organizing events for MFT is the ideal way for me to combine my experience, passion, and education. I am drawn to the diversity of MFT’s programming, which works to support agriculture in Maine from all angles.
As the Events Manager I am looking forward to developing events that engage current MFT supporters and also draw new people to our work. We’ve got a lot on our schedule this summer and fall, from celebratory farm parties to educational events that illustrate the challenges and opportunities of agriculture in Maine.”
“My hope is that these events can build stronger connections to agriculture by allowing folks a hands-on way to engage with the farms and farmers across the state.”
“In my extra time I work on a team dedicated to developing the Portland Food Council, but when I’m not nerding out on food system work, I spend a lot of time outside with my dog, enjoying the beach or the mountains, taking care of my garden, and training for the Peaks to Portland swim coming up in July!”
Check the Events page to stay up-to-date with all of our upcoming events–we’ll be posting new dates and details soon!”