Monday July 28, 2014
Just Roots Seeking Interns
Adapted from a Just Roots press release:
Just Roots has immediate openings for interns to work on the Greenfield Community Farm through the late-summer and fall seasons. Student internships are eligible for credit at several local colleges. Internships for nonstudents are available for a minimum 1 month commitment. Housing will be available beginning the first week in August in exchange for a minimum of 20 hours work per week. Additional hours will be paid in vegetable trade.
Friday July 25, 2014
Joint FRCOG/Planning Board Meeting --- July 24, 2014
This joint meeting of the Franklin Regional Council of Governments and Franklin Regional Planning Board, about the natural gas pipeline being proposed to run through our area, was recorded live at Greenfield Community College.
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Friday July 25, 2014
Free Fun Friday at Historic Deerfield in August
Adapted from a Historic Deerfield press release:
Visitors of all ages will have the opportunity this summer to experience a variety of activities, from exploring the plants early New Englanders used in their everyday lives to appreciating arts & crafts, when Historic Deerfield participates in Free Fun Friday on August 15th.
Thursday July 24, 2014
It's Official! Kennametal to Expand in Greenfield
Adapted from a Greenfield Mayor's Office press release:
After a thorough evaluation process, Kennametal Inc. announced late yesterday that they will expand their operations here in Greenfield; adding to the work force at their 180,000 square foot building at 34 Sanderson Street as many as 70 new jobs in the next 5 years. Combined with this hiring push, upgrades to the plant infrastructure, equipment, and machinery will invest close to $5 million in the local Greenfield economy through both tax-based expansion and employee spending.
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!