Month: July 2020

It’s Thank you Thursday for Bayside Shop ‘n Save

It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to the retail supermarket Bayside Shop ‘n Save in Milbridge. Ask Mission staff working throughout the front lines of any and all of our food security services and programs. Their responses are always glowing and succinct. Case in point: Jillian, who is a…

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Green Bean Picker Help Needed for Incredible Milbridge Red Barn Garden

MILBRIDGE, ME — Pam Dyer-Stewart, Secretary of Women for Healthy Rural Living is asking for “HELP!!!” The garden at The Red Barn Motel, 3 Main Street, Milbridge, Maine has “green beans…ready to pick!” Pam writes, “And just to be clear– the help we want is for people to pick beans and take them home to…

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Culturally Relevant Food in the Hands of Mainers in Need

www.gsfb.org Culturally Relevant Food in the Hands of Mainers in Need July 28, 2020 In the wake of COVID-19, Good Shepherd Food Bank pivoted its operations and began distributing pre-packed boxes of shelf-stable foods to support food pantries in implementing low-touch distribution models. The Food Bank ordered shelf-stable food by the tractor-trailer load, buying products…

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Update – Sunbeam Emerges from Shipyard Shed

Again, our thanks to Front Street Shipyard for this July update: SUNBEAM gets a few sunbeams on her bow for the first time in a year as she emerges from the shed. SUNBEAM gets a few sunbeams on her bow for the first time in a year as she emerges from the shed. pic.twitter.com/wM4cNVktgU —…

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The Working Waterfront – The Sunbeam Holds Its Course

www.islandinstitute.org July 22, 2020 The Sunbeam holds its course OUT OF THE WATER AND ONLINE, MAINE SEACOAST MISSION’S CONTINUES By Frances Mize Built in 1995 and operated now by the Bar Harbor-based Maine Seacoast Mission, the 75-foot long, steel-hulled Sunbeam V clears harbors of ice in the winter months, and in all seasons serves as…

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Essex Bay Cabinetry Builds, Donates Tiny House Kitchen

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Scott Shaw, Maine Seacoast Mission’s Housing Rehabilitation Manager, is a partner with the Downeast Maine Tiny House Project. Thank you, Scott, for this update and photo: Check out the great post by Bob Washburn at Essex Bay Cabinetry, Georgetown, MA. He has been a volunteer with the Mission Housing Rehab Program for…

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