Wednesday July 23, 2014
Still Time to Register for 2014 NOFA Conference
Adapted from a Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) press release:
The 40th annual NOFA Summer Conference will take place August 8-10, 2014, at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Appealing to a wide range of interests, 1400 consumers, gardeners, farmers, food policy experts, and urban agriculturalists will travel from across the northeast and beyond to participate in 150+ workshops, pre-conferences, farm tours, and much more.
Tuesday July 22, 2014
Music Barbecue Coming Up at Earthdance
Adapted from an Earthdance press release:
On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, Earthdance Creative Living Project will host a community barbecue in conjunction with partner program Julius Ford/Harriet Tubman Healthy Living Community (JF/HTHLC)'s annual conference. Live music will be provided by Tem Blessed and the Blest Energy Band. All are welcome!
Monday July 21, 2014
Talk Transit at the Farmers' Market Saturday
Adapted from two Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) press releases:
We want to hear from YOU! The FRTA and FRCOG are hosting another Community Conversation on Transit, at the Greenfield Farmer's Market, this Saturday, July 26th, from 8AM to 12:30PM. We want to hear what people think about public transit and what it should look like in the future.
Friday July 18, 2014
An Opportunity to Give Blood on Tuesday
Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press releases:
The Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile will host a blood drive on Tuesday, July 22nd, from 11AM to 4PM, in the hospital’s Medical Office Building parking lot (48 Sanderson Street in Greenfield). All blood types are needed. Eligible blood donors will receive a one-day pass to Six Flags New England.
Thursday July 17, 2014
Greenfield Begins Implementing Technology Master Plan
This just in and adapted from a Greenfield Mayor's Office press release:
Last night, the Greenfield Town Council voted in favor of creating a town-owned Municipal Light Plant (MLP) to be named the Greenfield Technology Department (GTD). This vote was the second vote in consecutive years authorizing the town to move forward with its plans to create a municipally owned telecommunications department which will build, own, and operate a broadband network serving the town and every business and resident that chooses to call Greenfield home.
Thursday July 17, 2014
Primp Your Pit Bull Next Month
Adapted from a Dakin Humane Society press release:
This August, Dakin Humane Society plans to spay/neuter 120 Pit Bull Terrier-type dogs for Pioneer Valley residents at a special $20 rate, which includes a free doggie nail trim, during PetSmart Charities® annual “Primp Your Pit” campaign.