October 2015

MFFM Hiring SNAP Program Manager

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MFFM SNAP Program Manager Job Announcement The Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets is a statewide nonprofit founded 24 years ago to to cultivate a vibrant, sustainable farmers’ market community as a vital part of Maine’s local food network. We work with farmers, consumers, and communities to make wholesome, locally-grown foods available to all residents, to educate consumers about […]

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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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