The Maine Food Strategy has held statewide food system summits to build relationships, strengthen the network, and provide education on cross-sector topics.
2016 Maine Food Network Gathering
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2016 Maine Food Network Gathering! The day consisted of six panels on opportunities and resources in Maine’s food system, as well as keynote panel on the power of networks.
Couldn’t be at the event, but want to read up on the information that was discussed?
- Find panelist presentations here.
- Find notes and follows ups from the panel discussions here.
- Find photos from the event day here.
Keep checking back in as more information is updated.
A big thank you to our featured speakers, Commissioner of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry Walt Whitcomb, and U.S. Senator Angus King.
The following organizations (but not limited to) provided input and support on designing the event: University of Maine Cooperative Extension, GrowSmart Maine, Maine Network of Community Food Councils, Maine Coast Fisherman’s Association, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, LocalCatch.org, and Maine Farmland Trust.