Join us December 6, 2017 – 6:00 pm – Introduction to Food AND Medicine meeting. This is an informal gathering with FAM staff and board members to talk about our current, past and future programs. If you’re new to FAM or curious about what else we do, join us. Meeting will be held at the Solidarity Center, 20 Ivers Street, Brewer; food will be served.

Save the date: FAM’s Annual Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, January 20th from 9 am to 1 pm. All members are invited to attend. This is a business meeting to plan the direction of FAM, and to elect new board members. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. More details will be emailed and announced on Facebook soon.

Sponsor a Meal!

November 8, 2017

Each Solidarity Harvest basket costs us about $45 and includes produce purchased from Maine farms and enough food for 8-10 people. 1300 baskets means we can feed over 10,000 people! Turkeys and stuffing are donated, everything else is purchased through fundraisers. Sponsor one of more meals to help us reach our fundraising goal!

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Concert Pictures and Sponsor A Meal

November 5, 2017

Solidarity Harvest, that’s what last night was about. To Sponsor a Meal, click here.  We want to thank everyone who came to the Brewer Performing Arts Center Saturday night for the Noel Paul Stookey Solidarity Harvest Benefit Concert. Mr. Stookey put on a fabulous show! We listened, we sang along, we laughed, and we applauded […]

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Solidarity Harvest Benefit Concert with Noel Paul Stookey

September 18, 2017

November 4, 2017 at 7 pm Brewer Performing Arts Center, 92 Pendleton Street, Brewer Call 800-838-3006 ext 1 for tickets or http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3086090 Tickets are $25 for standard seats; premier seating (center section) with meet & greet reception after the concert for $50 or front row with meet & greet for $100.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, […]

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14th Annual Labor Day Celebration and Open House

August 28, 2017

Our 14th Annual Labor Day Celebration and Open House is Monday, September 4th from 4:30 to 7 (or so) pm for an Open House at the Solidarity Center in Brewer – we’ll provide the live music, local burgers and hot dogs, and lots of pot luck sides and desserts. Check out the hall’s improved landscaping and new raised […]

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Annual Solidarity Harvest Auction Scheduled for August 12

July 5, 2017

ATTENTION LOCAL BUSINESSES! Food AND Medicine (FAM) has organized Solidarity Harvest annually since 2003, providing locally-sourced Thanksgiving meal baskets to people in hard times throughout Maine. Each basket has enough food to feed 8-10 people! The program has grown each year as food insecurity increases; from 130 in 2003 to 1300 in 2016. This year, […]

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Weekly Congressional Office Visits WORK!

June 20, 2017

We’ve been organizing weekly visits to our Congressional delegation’s Bangor offices since January. A group of between 5-20 constituents meet on Tuesday mornings at 11:45 outside the Margaret Chase Smith federal building on Harlow Street to coordinate messaging. Check our Facebook page each Monday for information about topics and any changes to timing. We have […]

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Earth Day Festival, take 2

June 7, 2017

Earth Day is April 20th, but this year it rained. We rescheduled our annual Earth Day event to Saturday, June 10th and it looks like the weather will cooperate! Join us for fun for the whole family this Saturday, from 11am to 1pm at Pickering Square in Bangor. The event highlights the Community Connector, Bangor’s […]

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We’re having a HOUSE PARTY!

May 26, 2017

Food AND Medicine will hold a house party fundraiser, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, at the luxurious Green Gem Holistic Healing Oasis. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. We want to take this opportunity to thank old friends and to make new ones! Tickets: $25* per person. Thanks to our Host Committee who generously […]

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Honoring our First Volunteer Superstar

May 2, 2017

We proudly honor Larry Lussier as our first Volunteer Superstar! Larry has been a Member and Volunteer with us since 2013. He helps us with handy work at the Solidarity Center, cooks for events, and volunteers for Solidarity Harvest. Larry cooked the delicious food served at our Legislative Breakfast in April. THANK YOU LARRY for everything […]

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