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Wednesday, December 31 1969

agriculture

How Bout Them Apples?

November 7, 2016

Franklin County CiderDays participants share why they're passionate about this event and our region's most recognized fruit.

Working Like a Dog

By: 
KarenShapiro
Octomber 27, 2016

We returned to Tanstaafl Farm recently to learn more about its border collie training program.

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Time to Stock Up on Just Soup

Adapted from a Just Roots press release:

We may have broken records with high temperatures last week but now the weather reminds us that the long, chilling, months of a New England Winter are right around the corner.  The Greenfield Community Farm highly recommends you protect yourself from the upcoming frosts with their local soups!  Just Soup is available now, with limited quantities in stock.  Get it while it lasts because Just Roots won't be producing more until the spring.

Beyond Sustainability: Beef in a New Agricultural Model

Recorded September 24, 2016

Food activist and farmer Ridge Shinn discusses his new grass-fed beef program for Northeast farmers and shares how new grazing methods can restore soil fertility and sequester atmospheric carbon.

Coming Up at Just Roots

Adapted from a Just Roots press release:

The weather is turning but that doesn't mean there's nothing to do at the Greenfield Community Farm!  There are workshops and volunteer opportunities and even a fun party planned for this month.

Farm Tour 2016

By: 
KarenShapiro
September 1, 2016

Yesterday, Congressman Jim McGovern visited Greenfield's own Tanstaafl Farm as part of his annual agricultural listening tour.  Afterwards, he shared about problems that local farmers face and some possible solutions.

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Help for Local Farms

August 31, 2016

During Congressman McGovern's 2016 Farm Tour panel this morning, the MA Farm Service Agency announced that, within the next week, our state is expected to be given disaster designation by the USDA due to extensive crop loss caused by drought.  Watch the full discussion exclusively here.

2016 NOFA Summer Conference --- Social & Racial Justice Panel

August 13, 2016

Three activists, Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm, Karen Washington of Rise & Root Farm, and Diana Robinson of the Food Chain Workers Alliance, explain how to bring racial justice to the food system.  This panel was part of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) 2016 Summer Conference.

September Events at Just Roots

Adapted from a Just Roots press release:

September will be a fun month at the Greenfield Community Farm!  In addition to enjoying the wonderful bounty of fresh produce, folks can march with Just Roots in the Franklin County Fair Parade or learn how to save seeds for their gardens next year.

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