All are welcome.
Regular gatherings (1-4pm) AND pre-meeting focus groups (12-1pm) are free, require no advance notice to attend, and take place in Gardiner
SMM PEER TO PEER FOCUS GROUP:
12:00 - 1pm in living room
Meeting community food needs in new ways.
Aaron Englander - Maine Coast Heritage Trust Erikson Fields and
Kelly Davis - Merrymeeting Gleaners
Find out about creative ways to meet food needs in your communities. Share examples of gleaning, food banks, community gardens, school programs and more that serve farmers, fields and community members of all ages and backgrounds.
Main Presenters 1-4pm:
Tim Shay - Nibezun
offering a Native American blessing for the new year
Oliver Perkins- Asmallgood
Wes Acker - Freshiez
Michelle Rines & Kelly Davis - Merrymeeting Gleaners
Margy Burns Knight - Capital Area New Mainers Project
(hopefully bringing a New Mainer guest presenter with her)
Ryan Wilson - Common Wealth Poultry
Simon Frost - Thirty Acre Farm
Hannah Semler - https://farmdrop.us
Hallie Arno - ... Opening the conversation about getting 'gen-z' folks involved in SMM