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February 2018

Photo: Brendon Bullock

Closing Event: “Creating a Path to Feeding L-A”

February 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atrium Gallery at University of Southern Maine Lewiston-Auburn Campus, 51 Westminster St
Lewiston, Maine 04240 United States
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On Friday, February 16, from 5-8PM the public is invited to the Closing Event of the 'Feeding Maine' photo exhibit, "Creating A Path to Feeding L-A". The event will feature music by Greg & Jessie Boardman, light refreshments, opening remarks the Good Food Council, and Director of USM Food Studies, Michael Hillard, followed by some small group discussions about topics raised by a handful of photos in the exhibit. Facebook Event Snow date is Tuesday, February 20. This photo exhibit…

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October 2018

Glean with Us!

October 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Whiting Farm, 876 Summer St,
Auburn, ME 04212-3145 United States
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Come lend a hand, help a farmer, connect with community members, and have some fun!  All are welcome to join us and the Androscoggin Gleaners as we harvest vegetables to reduce food waste and increase access to good food at Whiting Farm in Auburn!   This is a great activity for families, work teams, youth groups, and any interested individual. What is gleaning?  Gleaning is the act of collecting leftover crops from a farmers' fields after they have been commercially harvested…

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December 2018

4th Annual Farmland Access & Transfer Conference

December 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Dr
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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Farmland Access Conference 2018

For farm seekers, retiring farmers, land owners & service providers. Join for a day of practical workshops to better understand the options, resources, and steps to accessing or transferring your farm or farmland. Are you a farmer wondering what will happen when you’re ready to stop farming? Are you a farmer looking for land? Are you a landowner thinking about making your property available for farming? Are you a service provider who helps with issues related to farmland access?  …

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March 2019

LA Region Farmland Access & Food Economy Conference

March 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Auburn Senior Community Center, 48 Pettengill Park
Auburn, ME 04212-3145 United States
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LA Region Farmland Access & Growing the Food Economy Conference

Through this event, we are working to connect farmland seekers with farmland owners, and to build a supportive entrepreneurial ecosystem for the growth of the farm and food economy in the #LAMaine region. Registration & FMI

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June 2019

Food & Water Lewiston-Auburn

June 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Side By Each Brewing Co., 1110 Minot Ave.
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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Are you interested in local food and/or natural resource-related topics in the greater Lewiston-Auburn area? You're invited to a casual networking event to connect with others who share similar interests, and/or are involved in related work locally. A general resource table will be available for all to share materials such as information about related work, upcoming events, etc. Available for purchase will be beverages (beer, soda, coffee drinks) from Side By Each Brewing Co. and poutine and desserts from Pinky…

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October 2019

Lewiston-Auburn local foods local places

Local Foods Local Places! Evening Visioning Session

October 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Agora Grand, 220 Bates St
Lewiston, ME 04240 United States
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Please join the St. Mary's Nutrition Center, colleagues and neighbors for a COMMUNITY CONVERSATION and WORKSHOP on how local food can be a catalyst for economic growth in Lewiston-Auburn! Work alongside others to develop an ACTION PLAN that will support opportunities for local farmers and businesses, improve access to good food, and help propel the local food system forward. Evening Community Visioning session: Tuesday, October 22nd 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm Morning Workshop: Developing Strategies, Wednesday October 23rd 9:00 am…

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Local Foods Local Places! Morning & Afternoon Workshops

October 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Agora Grand, 220 Bates St
Lewiston, ME 04240 United States
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Free
Lewiston-Auburn local foods local places

Please join the St. Mary's Nutrition Center, colleagues and neighbors for a COMMUNITY CONVERSATION and WORKSHOP on how local food can be a catalyst for economic growth in Lewiston-Auburn! Work alongside others to develop an ACTION PLAN that will support opportunities for local farmers and businesses, improve access to good food, and help propel the local food system forward. Evening Community Visioning session: Tuesday, October 22nd 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm Morning Workshop: Developing Strategies, Wednesday October 23rd 9:00 am…

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April 2020

Postponed: Public Celebration & Launch! LFLP Action Plan

April 9, 2020
Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St.
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
Free
Lewiston-Auburn local foods local places

Event Postponement notice:  While we remain excited about Local Foods, Local Places - we are practicing social distancing in an effort to keep our communities safe. We plan to reschedule as it makes sense to do so. When available, we will post rescheduling information on this webpage, our Facebook page, and lametrochamber.com You are invited to the celebration and launch of the Local Foods Local Places (LFLP) Community Action Plan for Lewiston-Auburn. The first part of the event will include…

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October 2020

Lewiston-Auburn local foods local places

Celebration & Public Launch! Local Foods Action Plan LA

October 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

You are invited to the Celebration & Public Launch of the Local Foods Local Places (LFLP) Community Action Plan for Lewiston-Auburn! The event will be held during the lunch hour (12-1) on Tuesday, October 27th virtually via Zoom. Register On Eventbrite Now The hour will include a brief presentation on how the Action Plan is engaging a wide variety of stakeholders to support opportunities for local farmers and businesses, improving access to good food, and using local foods as a…

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February 2021

The Maine Food Convergence

February 15 @ 4:00 pm - March 11 @ 6:00 pm

We’re part of The Maine Food Convergence! Join us as we bring together organizations, networks, groups, and individuals in a series of interactive virtual networking events in February and March 2021. A wide variety of Maine food system colleagues will gather to focus on top priorities in our state’s food system, engage in collective group work, and develop systems that support ongoing collaboration. Learn more and register today! Link to website: Maine Food Convergence   Track A - From Farm…

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