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The Maine Food System Poster

Get your copy of a 24 x 36 color poster illustrated by Michael Mardosa, University of Maine. University of Maine Cooperative Extension is a significant part of the food system in Maine from farm to fork, that includes policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food safety and security. Products include potatoes, milk, poultry and livestock, eggs, greenhouse/nursery, wild blueberries, and other fruits and vegetables.

Starting & Running Your Own Small Farm Business

The demand for fresh, local, sustainably produced small-farm products is growing. Aubrey, a seasoned farmer, covers business plans, market research, financing, regulations, asset protection, pricing, selling venues, and growing your business. Includes profiles of successful small farm businesses, as well as checklists and sample contracts and forms. 175 pages, 2007.

So You Want to Farm in Maine?

Have you ever thought about moving to a farm and wondered whether it's really the right life for you and your family? Answering the questions in this 4-page bulletin related to the realities of farming in Maine will help you decide.

 

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Recipe to Market: How to Start a Specialty Food Business in Maine Recipe to Market: How to Start a Specialty Food Business in Maine

Do you have a recipe or food product that you'd like to produce for the retail market? Speciality food producers are on the increase in Maine, despite challenges that include licensing, food safety, and business skill-building. In this bulletin, UMaine food scientists who help entrepreneurs with testing and development answer the most commonly asked questions about starting a small food business in Maine. 5 pages. © 2009, 2013, 2014 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Using Refugee Voices to Improve Cross Cultural Conversations:  Research with New Mainers Using Refugee Voices to Improve Cross Cultural Conversations: Research with New Mainers

Since 1990 Maine, like most areas of the United States, has seen an increase in primary and secondary refugees locating in our communities. This publication presents findings from a 2013-2014 research project exploring how to strengthen a community’s capacity for cross-cultural conversations with newly-arrived refugees in Portland, Maine. 4 pages. © 2014 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free.
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