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March 2016

Lecture: Dr. Lindiwe Sibanda of Zimbabwe, “The First 1000 Days: Agriculture & Nutrition in Global Perspective”

March 23, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bates College, Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave
Lewiston, 04240 United States
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Free

Civic Forum: “The First 1,000 Days: Agriculture and Nutrition in Global Perspective” Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, CEO of FANRPAN (Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network) Dr. Sibanda is a global leader in the sustainable farming movement and the fight to end hunger and food insecurity. She coordinates policy research and advocacy programs aimed at making Africa a food and nutrition secure region. She is currently leading the multi-country ATONU Project aimed at addressing the question, “What can agriculture…

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June 2016

Lewiston Farmers’ Market – Summer/Fall 2016

June 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 16, 2016

Bates Mill 5, Main St & Lincoln St
Lewiston, 04240 United States
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EVERY SUNDAY 10AM-1PM from the end of May to mid-October, 2016. (Hint: If it's raining, vendors often move into the parking garage on Lincoln & Main Streets) Live music, fresh local produce, homemade baked goods, jams and jellys, meats, breads, crafts and so much more... Credit, Debit, EBT (foodstamps), and WIC are always accepted! Fresh Food Champion and Market Rewards Program still going on! Follow the LFM on Facebook for frequent updates. PS - A great way to live the…

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August 2016

1st Annual – Foothills Food Festival

August 13, 2016
Free

A Celebration in Downtown Norway of Western Maine’s Local Foods Movement! Festival Website: http://ecologybasedeconomy.org/foothillsfoodfestival.html Enjoy a harvest bounty, and learn about how this agricultural revival is building healthier communities with stronger economies, while nurturing our natural environment. The Festival will showcase the food and agricultural renaissance in the foothills of Western Maine. The Festival will bring a wide range of food producers and vendors, food access, education and community programs. Music and art will also fill the sidewalks and parks…

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October 2016

Greendrinks at Wallingford’s Hard Cider Tasting Shack

October 19, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wallingford’s Fruit House, 1240 Perkins Ridge Rd
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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Join us! We are excited to be the featured cause at L.A. Greendrinks October event! We'll be showcasing our work and also the local harvest bounty in the form of hard (and non-alcoholic, hot) cider from local apples at Wallingford's Fruit House . This is a family-friendly event, (21+ for the hard cider of course). Special thanks to our hosts Wallingford's Fruit House, and Bangor Savings Bank for being a community sponsor! Check out the Facebook event for more details.

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Food Day 2016 in #LAMaine

October 24, 2016

October 24 is celebrated nationally as Food Day. It is a time to celebrate good food and create public awareness around the many strengths and deep challenges of our food system, and the implications these have on our daily lives. This Food Day, we encourage Lewiston and Auburn residents to sign the LA Community Food Charter as one small but powerful step to supporting the values of a strong, sustainable local food system and economy. GFCLA is also planning events…

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July 2017

Kid’s Club at the Lewiston Farmers’ Market

July 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bates Mill 5, Main St & Lincoln St
Lewiston, 04240 United States
Free

Starting July 2nd, Healthy Androscoggin and the Lewiston Farmers' Market have announced the Launch of the Kids Club! During the Market hours, children ages 5 to 13 will be offered FREE nutrition education! Fun activities such as arts and crafts and scavenger hunts will be taking place, along with snack samples! Any kid that partakes in that days activity will be given a $2 token to the Market! So be sure to bring the whole family down! Live music, local…

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October 2017

Maine Gleaning Network: Wasted Movie Screening & World Food Day Celebration

October 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free
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Opening of the Winter Farmers’ Market

October 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lewiston Winter Market

It's that time of year again! The weather gets chilly, holidays are upon us, and it's the opening of The Lewiston Winter Farmer's Market, where you can still get your farm fresh goodies during the wintertime!  Located at the YWCA on 130 East Ave, in Lewiston Maine. The only changes, other than our location, is that our market is now ONLY 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM. Friendly Reminder: WIC and SNAP/EBT users are accepted! Also for SNAP/EBT we are still…

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January 2018

Photo: Brendon Bullock

Photography Exhibit – Feeding Maine: Growing Access to Good Food

January 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - February 23, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Atrium Gallery at University of Southern Maine Lewiston-Auburn Campus, 51 Westminster St
Lewiston, Maine 04240 United States
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This photo exhibit by Brendan Bullock documents some of the many people working to address the persistent problem of hunger in our communities across the state. The hope is that these efforts will continue to grow into a resilient food system that serves all Mainers. There will be an interactive art wall where we invite you to leave your own words, art, or photos that relate to your experiences with/reactions to the pervasive issue of hunger and food insecurity, and…

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Opening Event: Feeding Maine Photography Exhibit

January 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Atrium Gallery at University of Southern Maine Lewiston-Auburn Campus, 51 Westminster St
Lewiston, Maine 04240 United States
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Free
Photo: Brendon Bullock

The public is invited to an Opening Event on Friday, January 19, from 5-7PM.  Stop in any time within the event window to view the exhibit, add your entry to the interactive art exhibit, sign the L-A Community Food Charter, and enjoy some light refreshments.  | Facebook Event Snow date is Thursday, January 25. Feeding Maine: Growing Access to Good Food is a photo exhibit by Brendan Bullock, which seeks to document the many people working to address hunger in…

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