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Smart Growth Awards

The Friends of Midcoast Maine presents "Smart Growth Awards” at the FMM Annual Meeting. These awards honor and recognize the person (town official, developer, contractor, architect and corporations) who has adopted values and smart growth design principles supported by Friends of Midcoast Maine and other smart growth advocacy groups.

2015 Award - People’s Choice Award at Second Annual Building Strong Communities Event

2015 People's Choice Award
Winner of 2015 People’s Choice Award – Rob Brown, Business Owners Solutions


2014 Award - People’s Choice Award at the First Annual Building Strong Communities Event

2014 People's Choice Award
Winner of 2014 People’s Choice Award – Five Town Communities That Care
L-R: Jane Lafleur, Alex Rowe, Steve Ryan


2013 Local heroes Award

2013 Loacl Heroes

Farm to School Project
L-R: Jane Lafleur, Don White, Karen Kleinkopf, Mike Tomko, Steve Ryan


2012 Smart Growth Awards- click for details

Left to right: Jan Anderson, Coastal Farms & Foods, Jin Lawrence, FourTwelve in Rockland, Steve Ryan, FMM Chair, Beth Bowley, FourTwelve in Rockland, MaryKate Reny, Twin Villages Downtown Alliance

2011 Smart Growth Awards - click for details

2011 Smart Growth Award Winners
2011 Smart Growth Award Winners

2010 Smart Growth Awards- click for details

Bettina Doulton- Cellardoor Winery (below)
Port Clyde Fisherman's Cooperative

Bettina Doulton

2009 Smart Growth Awards-
2009 Smart Growth Awards
Erickson Farm Project
Zoot Coffee
Pat Felton
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Cate Cronin from Maine Farmland Trust, Pat Felton, Belfast resident, Ron Howard from Aldermere Farm, Sondra Hamilton from Zoot Coffee, and Sarah Post from Maine Farmland Trust at the 2009 Smart Growth Awards

2008 Smart Growth Awards- 2008 Smart Growth Award Recipients

Liitle Sunshine Market, Waldoboro
Meg Sideris, Camden
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay

Maureen Heffernan, Meg Sidaris and Aimee Pearson
at the 2008 Smart Growth Awards

2007 Smart Growth Awards -
Gateway One Planning Process and
Bath Train Station Revitalization

2006 Awards - "Growing Together: Consensus Building, Smart Growth and Community Change"
                            and The Belfast Pedestrian Bridge

2005 Awards -  Ledgewood Court Family Apartments and Cafe Creme

2004 Awards -  City of Belfast, Chase's Daily and Quarry Hill

 2003 Award   -   Union Common Market