maine nutrition council

Our Mission

The Maine Nutrition Council promotes the mission of its founders – to contribute to the health and well-being of Maine citizens through education, research and advocacy.

Events & Conferences

  • 11

    Jan 2018

    Educational Event: Trends in the Specialty Food Industry

    Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Dr, Augusta, ME 04330

    9am - 11am
    Augusta Civic Center

    Join us for our January Educational Event at the Agricultural Trades Show! Louis Bassano from the UMaine Extension will be speaking on Trends in the Specialty Food Industry.
    What’s hot? What’s not? Why does it matter? Learn about the latest research on consumer food beliefs, behaviors and projected trends for the 21st Century Consumer.
    This workshop will feature a discussion on the specialty food industry including important food trends that are driving sales. The presenter will discuss key attitudes and habits of Millennials and suggest ways that food manufacturers can market to this important consumer group. In addition, the differences between Millennials, Gen X’ers, and Baby Boomers will be explored.

    Pre-register by email to

  • 28

    Sep 2017

    Educational Event: Dempsey Center

    29 Lowell St, 5th Floor, Lewiston, ME 04240 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    The Dempsey Center provides a personalized, holistic, and integrated approach to cancer support, prevention and education for individuals and families impacted by cancer. Judy Donnelly, RDN, LD, the Nutrition Program Coordinator at the Dempsey Center will host the Maine Nutrition Council event. She'll conduct a quick tour of the facility, provide an overview of the various services offered at the center and a detailed review, including some of the education provided to clients, of the Nutrition Programming offered at the center.
    Accredited Contact Hours Awarded.
    Free for members, $15 fee for non-members (covers membership).

    Please pre-register by e-mail by September 25 to Kelsey at
    The Conference Committee will be having a potluck lunch and meeting following the event at 1:00pm at 270 Minot Avenue, Suite B, Auburn, ME


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Save the Date!

November 29, 2017

Save the date for our 2018 annual conference! Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston-Auburn Campus. More information to come! Keep checking back!

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