Faith Linking in Action

April 23, 2014

Listening Campaign

Wrap-up & Next Steps


Saturday, May 3, 9:00am-3:00pm (breakfast at 8:30)
At First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St., Bangor, ME

All are welcome, you do not need to be affiliated with a faith community or have previously participated in Faith Linking in Action

Breakfast and lunch will be served.

RSVP NOW to or 989-5860 for this opportunity to learn skills and join together to build a community that reflects our faith values

On March 1, 12 congregations and organizations in Faith Linking in Action launched our Listening Campaign to learn our community’s concerns, and hopes. On May 3, we will begin to move from this phase of building relationships and identifying problems into a new phase of researching solutions and planning a strategy to address the problems. We will:

  • share what we’ve heard in our listening
  • welcome new leaders we’ve identified
  • plan next steps to address the concerns that have surfaced through our listening


Thanks for a Hugely Successful CSA Fair!

March 5, 2014

Thanks to the efforts of 20 volunteers, the participation of 12 local farmers, the support of 6 downtown Bangor businesses/organizations, the publicity provided by 3 TV and 2 radio stations and 3 print media outlets, the 2014 CSA Fair exceeded all expectations, drawing more than 250 attendees and generating 28 CSA purchases. (To view a […]

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CSA Fair

February 12, 2014

Come to the 2014 CSA Fair! The community is welcome to attend the annual CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Fair, which will be held in Bangor on Saturday, March 1st from 1-4 pm at the Maine Holistic Center, 81 Main St (across from the Maine Discovery Museum, at the corner of Cross and Main streets). This […]

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Annual Meeting 2014

January 21, 2014

Food AND Medicine Annual Membership Meeting Saturday, February 1st Breakfast 8:00am; Meeting 9:00am-12:00noon At the Solidarity Center, 20 Ivers St, Brewer, ME (off South Main Street behind St. Teresa’s Church) Snow Date: Sunday, February 2 (2-6pm) Join us on Saturday as we work for a world where people aren’t forced to choose between food, medicine […]

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Give back this Thanksgiving – JOIN US at the Solidarity Center!

November 11, 2013

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means our 11th annual Solidarity Harvest project is here! We are asking everyone to support this project by sponsoring meals for laid off workers and families facing hard times across the state. Thanks to your support, we are well on our way to having 300 sponsors for Thanksgiving […]

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Standing in solidarity: Extending our farmers’ market discount to furloughed workers

October 9, 2013

Starting today, to show solidarity to those who have been thrust into financial insecurity by the government shutdown, Food AND Medicine will extend its 50% discount program at the Bangor, Brewer and Ohio Street farmers markets Please help us spread the word! If you are, or know any furloughed workers or military families who are in need due to […]

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Bid from Away on Labor Day!

August 26, 2013

Can’t make it to our Labor Day celebration but still want to get a chance to bid on the auction items? Step 1: Look at the list of over 100 items online here or scroll down! Step 2: Decide which items you want and what you’re willing to pay to get them! Step 3: By SATURDAY, […]

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Labor Day Celebration PLUS our Solidarity Harvest Auction!

August 23, 2013

GREAT ITEMS to bid on for our Solidarity Harvest Benefit Auction at the Labor Day Celebration Want to go to lunch with your representatives like Congressman Mike Michaud or Rep. Adam Goode? Or place bids on Guns, Boat Tours, Movie passes, handcrafted furniture and Native American baskets – and so much more?! Then come check […]

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Food AND Medicine is hiring!

August 15, 2013

We are excited to announce two new positions opening at Food AND Medicine this fall — an Office Manager, and an AmeriCorps member! For more information, click on descriptions below or email us at Part-time Office Manager  – click here for the position description Six-Month, part time position with possibility of further work pending […]

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July 4th Sucess, more fun planned for Labor Day

June 18, 2013

July 4th Event Celebrated Worker Solidarity and Independence for Elderly & People with Disabilities Over 200 gathered for live music, local food at Food AND Medicine (FAM) & Eastern Maine Labor Council (EMLC) event Don’t miss our next event–the 11th Annual Labor Day Celebration on Monday, September 2 4:30-7:30pm (Silent Auction tentatively to begin early […]

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