Taste local & organic food prepared by Local Sprouts Cooperativeat the Public Market House, 28 Monument Square, Portland, MaineWednesday April 22nd, 4-6pmThe Local Sprouts Community Supported Kitchen (CSK) will have an Open House on Earth Day where the public is invited to taste and celebrate delicious local and organic food. The Community Supported Kitchen provides prepared food to our 50 members each week including soups, salads, entrees, side dishes, desserts and breads. At our open…See More
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
organics, health and nutrition, food justice, farm to school, school gardens, home gardens, community gardens, hunger and local foods access, farm to restaurant, CSAs, local foods marketing and distribution, food coops, GM-free seeds and genetics
Are you a food producer? If so, what types of food do you produce?
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?
We provide local and organic food to non-profit organizations and people through catering events, meetings, fundraisers, local foods meals and more.
Other info about Me (please mention any food, fishing, agriculture, or community groups you are affiliated with):
We work in collaboration with several other groups including: Winter Cache Project, the Foglight Collective, Food for Maine's Future, Peace Action Maine, Cultivating Community, Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project, and others.
We provide local and organic food to United Way, PROP, the League, Community Cancer Center of Maine, Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine, and others.
My doc is on local food producers, purveyors and purchasers with the intent to highlight the people who are doing great work right now but also brainstorm creative ways to get people involved who are intrigued but don't tend to sway local quite yet. Seems like Local Sprouts is perfectly aligned. Would you be interested in doing an interview?
Hello local sprouts! I am hoping that you all might be able to teach all of us at cultivating community how to cook up some great local food this summer with the youth. the youth will certainly be growing local organic vegetables and I would really like them to be eating them as well. Give me a call or an email: Chutter4@aol.com ; 207-650-3259
Please see the attached (and below) press release about an important public hearing on international trade and its impact or potential impact on Maine food and agriculture policy.PRESS RELEASE:PUBLIC HEARING ON FOOD SAFETY AND AGRICULTURE TO BE HELDON DECEMBER 12th BYTHE CITIZEN TRADE POLICY COMMISSIONThe Chairs of the Citizen Trade Policy Commission (CTPC), Senator Troy Jackson and Representative Sharon Anglin Treat, are inviting members of the public to attend a public hearing which is…See More
The 2014 Maine Farmers' Market Convention is the sixth such annual convention and is the first one organized entirely by the Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets. The Convention was originally organized by the Downeast Business Alliance.To make it easier for folks to attend, we have made it a single day event and held on a Sunday when there are fewer winter farmers' markets happening. It is also more centrally located, happening in the beautiful back hills of Hallowell at the…See More
This is the first month in an ongoing monthly supper that will take place every month. Herbal drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and 3 courses prepared by Chef Frank Giglio featuring seasonal and local meats, dairy, and produce. $45 per person. Please contact email@example.com for rsvp and additional information. See More
Farmers, fishermen and food producers will be indoors at the Wentworth Greenhouses from 10am-2pm, selling their vegetables, meats, cheeses, milk, eggs, fish and shrimp, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, take-home meals, and more! Local seafood cooking demo with Moxy and NH Sea Grant. You can find a full list of participating vendors and the products they will be selling at www.seacoasteatlocal.org.Extra Parking, Free ShuttleWe will…See More
Are you interested in learning more about butchering? Do you wish to be more connected with the food you eat? Join us at Three Lily Farm for an all day workshop where chef Frank will be processing one of our grass fed lambs. Topics covered will include: basic knife skills, personal and food safety techniques, full carcass breakdown, qualities and characteristics of cuts, and potential marketing strategies. Lunch and beverages will be provided during the day.Suggested Donation: $15-50 For more…See More
The Eat Local Foods Coalition (host of this web site) will hold its monthly meeting from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.This meeting will be held at the Brunswick Topsham Land Trust. We will start this month's meeting by hearing a little bit about the program.Agenda will include round table updates/networking with all attendees, special topics of interest to those working on local food issues, and general ELFC business.The meeting is open to anyone involved or interested in the local food system in Maine.See More
Farmers, fishermen and food producers will be indoors at the Wentworth Greenhouses from 10am-2pm, selling their vegetables, meats, cheeses, milk, eggs, fish and shrimp, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, take-home meals, and more! You can find a full list of participating vendors and the products they will be selling at www.seacoasteatlocal.org Parking, Free ShuttleWe will be offering the parking shuttle again this year, with…See More
You have until November 15 to speak up to save local food and farms from the nasty machinations of big Ag as it manipulates new rules to put you out of business. Really. Here I copy a post by Tom Philpott, the voice of truth in food politics: I do this to alert you to action.4 Foods That Could Disappear If New Food Safety Rules Pass—By Tom Philpott| Wed Nov. 6, 2013 3:00 AM PST…See More
Our state has a long and rich history of food production from fisheries and agriculture to hunting and foraging. How can the Maine food system support our state and contribute to regional food security?MAINE’S FOOD SYSTEM: Beginning the conversation Engage with businesses, friends, and colleagues to discuss the future of our dynamic food system. What do you want Maine’s land and sea-scape to produce? Come and share your vision with us at the 2013 Maine Food Summit!Registration will be available…See More