What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
farmland protection, organics, health and nutrition, food justice, school gardens, home gardens, community gardens, hunger and local foods access, GM-free seeds and genetics
Are you a food producer? If so, what types of food do you produce?
vegetables, berry fruit
Other info about Me (please mention any food, fishing, agriculture, or community groups you are affiliated with):
Slow Food Portland convivium leader, Kitchen Gardeners International board, Cape Elizabeth Farm Education Committee, MOFGA Education Committee, ELFC member. I'll be working with Cultivating Community this year at Turkey Hill Farm in Cape Elizabeth. I also design gardens.
Hi David - i think this is a good place to do this. Probably as good as any. We are going to have our PVSFC kickoff dinner on Sunday. Hopefully it will go smoothly. we'll see. Hope you are doing well. Take care, jj
David, It's wonderful getting to know so many people like you who are passionate about a food security system based on qualilty and access for all, now and for the future. I'm looking forward to checking out your website! Dianne
It seems that my note of yesterday posts on my page, but not yours. (While my disrespect of the nuns only cost me a few sore knuckles a long time ago, my disrespect of the computer gods continues to cost me dearly.)
I’ve had some time this morning to poke around the site a bit and the educational garden discussion group seems to be a good place to start asking about high school curriculum.
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As America's food system becomes more professionalized and distribution channels widen, small producers and plants have an opportunity to move into new markets. Consumers are looking for safe, wholesome food, and entrepreneurs are stepping up to provide new products, or put an new twist on established products.Food however, exists in a regulatory framework. If you want to grow your business into wholesale, sell meat, dairy, seafood or juice, someone is going to regulate you. And whomever…See More
"FARMS (Focus on Agriculture in Rural Maine Schools) is currently running a Kickstarter for the FARMS Community Kitchen to be located on the second floor of Rising Tide. Please visit our Kickstarter page, support our project and spread the word. See:…"