Deadline for Disaster Coverage Approaching!

Massachusetts farmers are encouraged to purchase disaster protection on their 2021 crops. Farmers have a variety of risk management options to protect their investment. The options include the following: Individual Crop policies: Growers can purchase federal crop insurance on potatoes, fresh market sweet corn, tobacco, corn (grain/silage). These policies protect growers from natural disaster losses. …

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Roots Farm is Hiring!

We are looking for full-time and part-time crew members beginning in March/April and going to November/December, with potential for part-time winter employment depending on interest. We are looking for hardworking, self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic and excellent attention to detail.  Crew members are involved in many aspects of the farm including:  harvesting, bed …

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Gardens of Peace: A Conversation With Severine von Tscharner Fleming

We’re living through a time of intense change. Over the past year, Massachusetts has faced the COVID-19 pandemic, the ugly truth of racial inequality and white supremacy, skyrocketing unemployment, and political upheaval. Plymouth, Bristol, and Norfolk counties have seen over 120,000 COVID-19 cases. Food insecurity across Massachusetts has doubled. Norfolk County has seen the highest …

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2020 Annual Meeting Recap

SEMAP hosted our first-ever virtual Annual Meeting on November 19, 2020. We were so excited to connect with our supporters and friends after a long year, and update them on the local food system in Southeastern Massachusetts over the past twelve months. Here’s a recap of the topics we covered during the meeting. We started …

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