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Leadership for Responsive and Responsible Change-making Workshop

Wednesday, January 20th.

12:30pm – 4:30pm. Cumberland County.…

Healthy Food for All subcommittee meeting 2/8/16

The Heathy Food for All subcommittee will have an open stakeholder meeting at 10am on February 8th, 2016 in Augusta.

The meeting will focus on review of the December 4th Network Gathering meeting, and breaking out into the identified action areas to develop implementation next steps.

To attend, please contact sandy@mainefoodstrategy.org for details.

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Local Food System Dialog Session, January 14th

The Upper Saco Valley Land Trust (USVLT) is conducting a comprehensive evaluation of food and agriculture initiatives, and resources in Carroll County, New Hampshire and Oxford County, Maine.

The Maine Food Strategy will be there to offer input and evaluation for their endeavor.

This meeting is closed to the public at this time. For more information on the USVLT, visit www.usvlt.org/.

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Healthy Food for All: Core subcommittee meeting

Healthy Food For All GoalHealthy Food for All core subcommittee meeting, January 8th, 2016.

The HFFA core team will meet to vet the information gathered at the December 4th Network Gathering meeting. The group will finalize a date for later in the month to bring that information to the subcommittee for further input.

This meeting is closed. For information on the open meeting, visit the Healthy Food for All network page to get connected.

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Jan. 21st: Economic Development Subcommittee Meeting

Economic Development Subcommittee1/21/2016, 11:am at KVCOG, Fairfield, Maine

The Economic Development subcommittee will meet to discuss the information received at the December 4th Network Gathering meeting.

Materials for this meeting will be sent out to attendees beforehand. Please visit the Economic Development network page to get connected.

This event requires an RSVP.

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Attention! Deadline Extended to July 10

Maine Food Strategy logoDue to summer vacations and the Fourth of July holiday, the Maine Food Strategy is extending the deadline for nominations to its Steering Committee.

Nominations will be accepted until Friday, July 10, 2015.

Nominees should be able to commit to serving a two-year term, participating in monthly Steering Committee meetings and assisting with at least one of four subcommittees focused on the initiative’s goal areas. Steering Committee members serve as individuals only, and not representatives or agents of any funding source, employer or other organization.

In 2015, the Steering Committee has identified several critical gaps in its makeup and …

July 10: Healthy Food For All Meeting

 

The Healthy Food For All group’s May meeting attracted many engaged, passionate individuals from across Maine. What a positive first step!Healthy Food For All Goal

The  Healthy Food For All goal group will meet again to review revised goal language that incorporates feedback from the first gathering. No worries if you didn’t attend the initial meeting. Your input is important and needed!

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP so the group can plan accordingly.

Date: July 10, noon – 2:00 pm
Location: Natural Resources Council of Maine
3 Wade Street, Augusta
FMI: RSVP by June 30 to Sara Trunzo

The

Developing Four Food System Goals

 

Our Steering Committee has formed subcommittees focused on four broad goal areas that seem likely to affect the greatest number of other leverage points within the system. These goals are in draft form and may evolve through thoughtful discussion, respectful feedback and input from invested volunteers.

We’ve listed each draft goal, a current snapshot of activity and contact for more information.

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Maine Is Recognized For Having a Food System That Promotes Economic Development Opportunities And Builds Lasting Livelihoods.

The Economic Development Subcommittee is hosting its first meeting June 15, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the Kennebec …

Call for Nominees: Steering Committee

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The Maine Food Strategy seeks nominations to its Steering Committee.

Nominations are due Tuesday, June 30, 2015.

Nominees should be able to commit to serving a two-year term, participating in monthly Steering Committee meetings and assisting with at least one of four subcommittees focused on the initiative’s goal areas. Steering Committee members serve as individuals only, and not representatives or agents of any funding source, employer or other organization.

In 2015, the Steering Committee has identified several critical gaps in its makeup and is particularly interested in:

  • Individuals from northern, Downeast and western Maine
  • Individuals from communities of

Economic Development’s June 15 Meeting

 

Individuals who are interested in local food systems or who contribute to food access work in Maine are invited to engage in the further development of one of the four Maine Food Strategy goal areas:

Economic Development GoalEconomic Development Subcommittee

“Maine is recognized for having a food system that promotes economic development opportunities and build lasting livelihoods.”

 

The Economic Development subcommittee will host its first meeting Monday, June 15. The group will discuss ideas generated so far to support economic development in Maine’s food system.

*All interested participants are asked to email us prior to the meeting to receive copies