SBA – $10,000 Disaster Loan Assistance

Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Non-profits, Homeowners and Renters

To apply for a COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan, click here.

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000. The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that...

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Helping Shellfish Growers During COVID-19

FOR OUR MARYLAND SHELLFISH GROWERS,

We have had Dr. Carole Engle as a speaker at Maryland programs in the past for her business experience that may help in this time of market problems. Here is a FREE online session that she will be presenting this week to help those in the seafood industry to cope with the current crisis.

On Friday, April 3rd at 3:00 p.m. ET, Dr. Carole Engle will present a national ZOOM meeting on "Aquaculture Farm Financial Management During the...

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Farm to Freezer: The Logistics of Online Sales & Shipping Meat

When: Thursday, April 2nd  9 am PST/12 pm EST

Hear from three experienced panelists who sell their meats online & ship direct to consumers. Let’s turn the COVID-19 pandemic into an opportunity to connect our niche meats to hungry consumers. Topics will include: setting up an online store, different web platforms, accepting payments, updating inventory, meat selection, subscriptions versus ala-carte orders, boxes, insulation, dry ice,maintaining cold chain, shipping carriers, costs....

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Hungry Harvest raises $7.25M Series A – Technical.ly Baltimore

Hungry Harvest raised $7.25 million in Series A funding as the startup delivering produce that would otherwise go to waste seeks to expand its outreach to customers and improve technology, said CEO Evan Lutz.The round was led by Creadev, a Paris-based private equity investment firm controlled by the Mulliez family, which runs a prominent retail network including the Auchan department store. Also participating was Desert Bloom, which invests in efforts to improve the company’s food...

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Hack the Bay 2020 Tickets, Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM | Eventbrite

Join us on April 18th for Hack the Bay, a hackathon focused on monitoring, communicating, and improving the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

About this Event

Calling data scientists, software engineers, developers, designers, and anyone interested in tackling challenges in water conservation for Hack the Bay on Saturday April 18, 2020 from 10 am – 4 pm.

@F3TechMD #hackthebay #hackathon #chesapeakebay #environment #data #engineers #developers

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How did that fish get on your plate? A short look at fish farms

How do you farm in the ocean? It turns out there are lots of ways, as Scott Nichols explains.


A farm on the water does the same thing as a farm on the land. It grows what we eat. The techniques differ but the endpoint is the same: dinner.

Terrestrial agriculture produces more of everything—animals and vegetables—than does aquaculture (farming in the water). On land, the world’s farmers raise about 335 million tonnes of meat and the big three—cows, pigs and birds—account...

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