Archives for Doing Business

Doing Business 8/07/08

Producer/Host: Jane E Haskell, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Topic:   Holding the Business Together When You Are Injured or Ill

GUESTS:
Cathy Roberts, President, Pieceworks, Inc.
P.O. Box 133,  Liberty ME 04949;  207-589-3451;  pcwork@midcoast.com; www.pieceworksinc.com
Cheryl Guadiana-Erskin, co-owner, Artlandish Sisters
252 Main RD, Islesboro, ME  04848; 207-734-9762 or 207-824-0063 or 401-783-6859; dcboobs@artlandishsisters.com; artlandishsisters.com

Resources:
MEMIC – Maine Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company has a library of free, downloadable publications including several documents about workplace safety.   www.memic.com

Doing Business 4/03/08

Producer/Host: Jane E Haskell, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Topic: Community Supported Agriculture (CSA’s)

What is a CSA farm?  How many are there in Maine?  How do you weigh the advantages vs the disadvantages of running a CSA?

Guests:

Beth Haines, co-owner, Fisher Farm,
177 Coles Corner Road, Winterport ME 04496; 207-478-4803; info@fisherfarmcsa.com
www.fisherfarmcsa.com

Melissa White Pillsbury, Organic Marketing Coordinator, MOFGA, PO Box 170, Unity, ME 04988; (207) 568-4142; melissa@mofga.org; www.mofga.org

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Doing Business 3/06/08

Producer/host: Jane E. Haskell, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Topic: Agritourism

What do you see as agri-tourism activities – and what do you do or offer?
How does agritourism fit into your farm plan?
How do you answer the question, ‘can my business be an attraction for visitors?’
When you conducted your research, what was the profile of the owner of an agri-tourism business? are they ‘old’ businesses?

Guests:
James C McConnon, Jr., Business and Economics Specialist, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Orono ME 04473-5741; 207-581-3165; jimm@umext.maine.edu; www.umext.maine.edu/topics/home.htm

Matthew Pellerin, Crop systems planner/fieldworker, Treworgy Family Orchards,
3876 Union St., Levant, ME 04456; 207-884-8354;
Matthew_Pellerin@umit.maine.edu; www.treworgyorchards.com

Robin Treworgy Pellerin, Ice cream shop manager, Treworgy Family Orchards,
3876 Union St., Levant, ME 04456; 207-884-8354;
Robin_Pellerin@umit.maine.edu; www.treworgyorchards.com


Doing Business 2/07/08

Producer/host: Jane E Haskell, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Topic: I Left Maine But Now I’m Back

TODAYS GUESTS:

David Carlson, Co-owner, Three Tides, 26 Marshall Wharf, Belfast, ME 04915
207-338-1707; david@3tides.com; www.3tides.com

Gay Dion, owner, Memories Made in Maine, PO box 34, Stockton Spring, ME 04981
207-567-4072; gayldion@fiarpoint.net
Dawn L Place, Assistant Vice President, Bangor Savings Bank, Clifford Commons,
PO Box 670, Unity ME  04988; (207) 948-5120, dawn.place@bangor.com; www.bangor.com

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Doing Business 1/03/08

Producer/host: Jane Haskell, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Topic: This month Doing Business focuses on the issues associated with successfully integrating the business into the home. Living and working in the same space can be fun, exciting and successful. Jane and her guests will explore how it can also provide a space ripe for conflict and see how to go to the edge and find balance for you – and your family.

Doing Business 12/06/07

Producer/host: Jane E Haskell, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

TOPIC: Working as a Coach
What is coaching? Is coaching an individual activity (one-on-one) or is it a group activity? Why would someone hire a coach?

GUESTS:
Haydee Foreman, owner, The Style Coach
PO Box 154, Blue Hill ME  04614; 207/374-5718; Haydee@mainstylecoach.com/www.mainstylecoach.com
Michael Shell, owner, The Center for Authentic Living
9 Field Street, Belfast, ME  04915. 207/338-6549. wellnesscoach@gmail.com; www.authentic-living.com
Nancy Lubin, CPCC, PCC,  owner, Coach Associates
13 Trim ST, Camden, ME  04383;     207/236-4069 nancy@intention.com

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Doing Business 11/01/07

Producer/host: Jane E. Haskell, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Topic: Incubators without Walls – Business Training in Your Neighborhood

Guests:

Jeff Ackerman, Small Business Coordinator
Washington Hancock Community Agency
248 Bucksport RD/PO Box 299
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 664-2424 x 4470
jackerman@whcacap.org

Craig Gladstone, co-owner
Gladstone’s Under the Sun
41 High St., Ellsworth, ME  -4605
(207) 669-6046
gladstones@mainemunchies.com
www.mainemunchies.com

Charley Wentworth, Owner
Wo’s BBQ Grill, 87 Route 1
Verona ME 04416
(207) 469-2500
wosbbq@midmaine.com

Alexis Souders, Owner
Prospect Harbor Soap Company
PO Box 89, Prospect Harbor, ME  04669
(207) 963-7598
prospectsoap@wildblue.net
www.prospectharborsoapco.com

Doing Business 10/4/07

Producer/host: Jane E. Haskell, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Topic: Shared Use Kitchens

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Guests:

Beth Calder, PhD., Extension Food Science Specialist
5735 Hitchner Hall, Rm #232, Orono, ME 04469-5735
Phone: (207) 581-2791, Email: beth.calder@umit.maine.edu <mailto:beth.calder@umit.maine.edu>

Joe Perkins, Enterprise Development Specialist, Washington Hancock Community Agency,
P.O. Box 64, 2 Maple Street, Milbridge, ME 04658
(207) 546-7544 or (207) 664-2424; Fax (207) 546-3216; jperkins@whcacap.org <mailto:jperkins@whcacap.org>

Charley Wentworth, Owner, Wo’s BBQ Grill, 87 Route 1, Verona ME 04416;
(207) 469-2500; wosbbq@midmaine.com

Amanda Jamison, Volunteer Coordinator, Unity Barn Raisers
P.O. Box 381
Unity, ME 04988
(207)948-9005
amandaj@uninets.net   www.unitybarnraisers.org

Will Hopkins, Executive Director, Cobscook Bay Resource Center

4 Favor Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-6607 Fax: 207 853-0688
cobscook@verizon.net   www.cobscook.org