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Community Forum on Local Food & Community Self-Governance Ordinance at Solidarity Center, Food AND Medicine

December 17, 2011 from 10am to 2pm
On Saturday, December 17 a community forum will be held at the Solidarity Center in Brewer to discuss the Local Food & Community Self-Governance Ordinance passed in five Maine towns earlier this year. The event is open to the public and will begin at 10am with a presentation by Heather…See More
Dec 7, 2011
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Food & Farm Activist Retreat at Saving Seeds Farm, Sedgwick

August 10, 2011 at 12pm to August 16, 2011 at 12pm
Food for Maine's Future's Food & Farm Activist Retreat is fast approaching. The program includes hands-on farm work, local farm tours, fun community events, cultural exchange, and good food. There is still space for participation. Come one day or all!Click here for more information about the retreat…See More
Aug 1, 2011
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Maine Town Passes Landmark Local Food Ordinance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 7, 2011MAINE TOWN PASSES LANDMARK LOCAL FOOD ORDINANCE Sedgwick becomes first town in Maine to adopt protectionsSEDGWICK, MAINE - On Saturday, March 5, residents of a small coastal town in Maine voted unanimously to adopt the Local Food and Self-Governance Ordinance, setting a precedent for other towns looking to preserve small-scale farming and food processing. Sedgwick, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula in Western Hancock County, became the first town in Maine, and…See More
Mar 7, 2011
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10:00PMJanuary 11, 2011   Contact: BobSt.Peter Foodfor Maine's Future 207-244-0908 bobstpeter@gmail.com   COALITION ANNOUNCES HOTLINE FOR FARMERS AT RISK OF FORECLOSURE Open let…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE10:00PMJanuary 11, 2011 Contact:BobSt.PeterFoodfor Maine's Future207-244-0908bobstpeter@gmail.com COALITION ANNOUNCES HOTLINE FOR FARMERS AT RISK OF FORECLOSUREOpen letter to Maine Governor LePage and Legislature draws national support AUGUSTA,MAINE – A coalition of family farm, labor, and trade organizations delivered an open letter to Governor Paul LePage and the 125th Maine Legislature on Monday, January 10 calling for the new…See More
Jan 11, 2011
Bob St.Peter commented on Bob St.Peter's event Rally to Deliver Open Letter to Maine Legislators
"Updated sign on letter - over 170 signatures as of 10PM 1.11.11  "
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Bob St.Peter commented on Bob St.Peter's event Rally to Deliver Open Letter to Maine Legislators
"Updated sign on letter - over 140 signers as of 6:30AM 1.10.11"
Jan 10, 2011
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Rally to Deliver Open Letter to Maine Legislators at State House, Augusta

January 10, 2011 from 11am to 1pm
Rally & Press ConferenceMonday, January 10, 11:00AM State House AugustaHelp hand-deliver Open Letter in Support of Maine's Family Farms and Cottage-Scale Food Processors READ OPEN LETTER HERE…See More
Jan 8, 2011
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Jan 8, 2011
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5th Annual Local & Sustainable Food Confernece: Building Urban/Rural Alliances at St. Mary's Nutrition Center

April 10, 2010 to April 11, 2010
Visit www.foodformainesfuture.org for more information and to register.
Apr 9, 2010
LisaF is attending Bob St.Peter's event

5th Annual Local & Sustainable Food Confernece: Building Urban/Rural Alliances at St. Mary's Nutrition Center

April 10, 2010 to April 11, 2010
Visit www.foodformainesfuture.org for more information and to register.
Apr 7, 2010
Bob St.Peter posted an event

5th Annual Local & Sustainable Food Confernece: Building Urban/Rural Alliances at St. Mary's Nutrition Center

April 10, 2010 to April 11, 2010
Visit www.foodformainesfuture.org for more information and to register.
Mar 15, 2010
Colin Powell left a comment for Bob St.Peter
"Hello. I am a reporter with the Weekly Packet newspaper, and was hoping to talk to you about your plans for an alternative school in Blue Hill. I'm hoping to get it in for next week, so if you could call me at the office sometime in the next…"
Jun 2, 2009
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4th Annual Local and Sustainable Food Conference at Unity Centre for Performing Arts

March 28, 2009 from 9am to 7pm
4rd Annual Local and Sustainable Foods Conference: The Global Food Crisis & the Local Food Opportunity; and Local Foods Dinner at the Unity Performing Arts Center in Unity, an all day event starting at 9:00am (doors at 8:30) on Saturday, March 28. Logan Perkins, Food for Maine's Future board member, and Russell Libby, Executive Director of MOFGA, are scheduled to present. Workshops and panel discussions will focus on ways to respond to the on-going global food crisis with strong local food…See More
Mar 23, 2009

Profile Information

Where in Maine do you live and eat?
Sedgwick
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
farmland protection, organics, food justice, community gardens, hunger and local foods access, CSAs, local foods marketing and distribution, food coops, GM-free seeds and genetics, other, health and nutrition
If you produce foods of some sort, please choose one of the following:
I produce foods for sale to others
If you produce foods for sale, where or how can Mainers buy them?
at the farm/homestead in Sedgwick
Other info about Me (please mention any food, fishing, agriculture, or community groups you are affiliated with):
Executive Director, Food for Maine's Future
Editor, Saving Seeds
Treasurer, National Family Farm Coalition
Farmer Representative, La Via Campesina North America Region
Member, Maine Citizen Trade Policy Commission
Website (if any):
http://www.savingseeds.wordpress.com

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Maine Town Passes Landmark Local Food Ordinance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 7, 2011

MAINE TOWN PASSES LANDMARK LOCAL FOOD ORDINANCE

Sedgwick becomes first town in Maine to adopt protections

SEDGWICK, MAINE - On Saturday, March 5, residents of a small coastal town in Maine voted unanimously to adopt the Local Food and Self-Governance Ordinance, setting a precedent for other towns looking to preserve small-scale farming and food processing. Sedgwick, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula in Western Hancock…

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At 1:16pm on June 2, 2009, Colin Powell said…
Hello. I am a reporter with the Weekly Packet newspaper, and was hoping to talk to you about your plans for an alternative school in Blue Hill. I'm hoping to get it in for next week, so if you could call me at the office sometime in the next few days I would greatly appreciate it. 326-9300 - Wed & Thurs 9a-4p
 
 
 

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