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.

Click here for the day’s agenda and confirmed presenters.

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 ExtensionGrowSmart MaineMaine Network of Community Food CouncilsMaine Coast Fisherman’s AssociationMaine Organic Farmers and Gardeners, and Maine Farmland Trust.

2016 Maine Food Network Gathering