Announcing

2016 Maine Food System Innovation Challenge

November 11 – 13, 2016 at Bowdoin College

 


 

2015 Maine Innovation Challenge

Maine Farm & Sea Cooperative and

Forq Food Lab win the Maine Farm,

Fish & Food Innovation Challenge.

Both teams will receive $5,000 plus 6 hours of legal services. The New Beet Market and Frinklepod Farm tied for second place and will each receive $1,7500 plus 8 hours consulting services. Two student teams, AgriGatr, from Hampshire College and the Darling Sea Farm, from the Darling Center, received Honorable Mention. Thirty-six participants, representing 10 teams participated in the weekend at Bowdoin College. Bill Seretta, Co-Chair of the Challenge, said that “all the teams developed and are now launching enterprises that are innovative and supportive of the distribution, aggregation, processing and marketing of Maine farm and sea based food products. And, they all should be congratulated and supported for their efforts.”


Our Media Sponsor:

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Our Sponsors:

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Host Committee:

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Convener:

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