Cumberland County To Host Maine Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting

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Maine Farm Bureau Association Office: (207) 622-4111 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PORTLAND- The Cumberland County Farm Bureau will be hosting the Maine Farm Bureau Annual Meeting on November 8, 9, & 10 at the Clarion Hotel located at 1230 Congress Street, Portland, Maine.

The Annual Meeting will feature a packed schedule of events focusing on everything from capacity building to young farmers. A full schedule is below:

Friday, November 8th
Casual gathering at the hotel lounge in the evening
Saturday, November 9th
9:00AM-Framing Maine Agriculture
10:30AM- Work On The Ground
11:45AM-Lunch
12:00PM- Capacity Building-Resources In Action
3:30PM- Mingle and talk at Thompson’s Point
3:30PM- Young Farmers & Ranchers Annual Meeting
4:30PM- Open Resolutions Sessions
5:30PM- Banquet ($25 per person)

 

Sunday, November 10th
Voting Delegates and Officer Elections
Annual Board Meeting:
Maine Farm Bureau
Maine Farm Bureau Building
Maine Farmers Service
Maine Farm Bureau Disaster Relief Fund
Maine Agricultural Marketing Association

 

In addition, there will be a numerous special guests featuring:
Amanda Rector- State of Maine Economist
Nancy McBrady- Bureau Director at DACF
Tom Rainey- Maine Center for Entrepreneurs
Amanda Beal- Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Marty Tatman- American Farm Bureau Young Farmers
Cody Lyon- American Farm Bureau
Keynote Speaker, Michael Terrien of Bluet Maine Wild Blueberry Sparkling Wine
Special room rates of $99 per night are available for Farm Bureau members at The Clarion Hotel. Must book by October. 14.

 

Guests are encouraged to RSVP to chris@mainefarmbureau.com as this event may sell out.