Forum: Growing Farm Friendly Communities

Learn about current and new tools to support farms in your town.

  • Monday, March 26th 8:30 - 11:00am; Optional Resource Networking 11-11:30a
  • Coombs Building, 13 School Street, Bowdoinham
  • Co-hosted by GrowSmart Maine & BCDI


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Hear community & municipal leaders share policy approaches and practical ideas for ways communities and farmers can benefit from working together.

Maine’s food system and local food movement are growing and provide unique economic and community development opportunities in rural and suburban areas. Attendees will come away knowing how to enable their community to work together with current and future farmers to protect and build on Maine’s agricultural heritage and potential. Our panel of experts will share how you and your hometown can welcome and retain small agricultural businesses.

Stephanie Gilbert, Farm Viability & Farmland Protection Specialist with the Maine Dept. of Agriculture, Conservation, & Forestry will moderate this panel discussion, followed by ample time for audience Q&A and networking with community partners.

Online Registration available through 4p Thursday March 22nd. Registration also available with cash, check, or credit card at event, space allowing.



BCDI & GrowSmart Maine Members


General Public



March 26, 2018 at 8:30am - 11am
Bowdoinham Town Hall, Coombs Building
13 School St
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
United States
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Tyler Kidder · · 2075824330