Monthly Archives: April 2021

Trailside Gardens – Abbot

  Trailside Gardens evolved from Pauline’s lifelong interest in the natural world surrounding us, particularly plants and landscape design. Pauline pursued her interests by studying horticulture and architecture at the University of Maine. Gaining practical experience through hands-on work opportunities in various positions in the horticulture industry along the way. Eventually leading her back to the… Read more »

Wandering Goat – Union

Since 2013, Tanya Rudy and her mother Cheryl have been making handcrafted soaps from their family farm in Midcoast Maine. This mother-daughter team located in Union makes their soaps in small batches and uses only the finest quality ingredients. They combine fresh goat’s milk from their own herd with organic oils to create naturally scented… Read more »

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

IMPORTANT UPDATE (3-12-21): Businesses can now apply for both a PPP loan after Dec 27, 2020 -and- the SVOG! The application is expected to launch on April 8, 2021 at 12 pm. The purpose of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program is to provide aid to small business owners who have been hit hard by COVID-19… Read more »

Environmentally Conscious Cost Savings

By: Jared Entwistle, Maine SBDC Intern In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important for small businesses to think about ways to conserve cash flow. This often presents a dilemma for those who want to be conscious of their carbon footprint: how can I reduce my business’s environmental impact while maintaining a budget? … Read more »