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BCC Sustainable Agriculture Program Seeking Businesses for Internships

December 6, 2019

Would you be interested in having a responsible, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic college student from Bristol Community College join you as an intern at your place of business?  The Bristol Community College’s Sustainable Agriculture program now includes an experiential education component and is looking for community partners to welcome interns for either a spring, fall, or summer semester.

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A Visit to The Farm at Raven Brook

December 6, 2019

December 6th, 2019
By: Jonathan Gray

A snow-draped selection of taller trees available at the Farm at Raven Brook.

Just eleven months ago, in January 2019, Kimberly and Matt Campbell officially became the proud owners of a 30-acre farm formerly known as Raven Brook Farm in Halifax. Since 1995, the former owners, the Sanborn family, had planted and sold several varieties of Christmas trees on the property. In hopes of preserving the history while nodding to the future, the Campbells named their new farm The Farm at Raven Brook, and they look forward to continuing the Christmas tree tradition for generations to come.

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Fairmount Fruit Farm in Franklin Hosting Winter Farmers Market

November 4, 2019

Fairmount Fruit Farm welcomes the public and local vendors you to their first-ever winter farmers market, in the Farm’s 100th year! For vendors, this is a great opportunity for you to get your business noticed, meet new people and expand your horizons. There will be beer and wine tastings for ages 21+ from local wineries and breweries added to the market as well. Below is some basic information regarding the new 6-month market.

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A Message from the Director, October 2019

October 4, 2019

October 4th, 2019

Frost warnings might put an abrupt ending to this part of the growing season but these past few weeks have been idyllic. Most of the growing season was unremarkable – no floods, no droughts, but still too hot at times. Finally, summer is winding down, cranberries are ramping up, and finally local apples! Is it cool enough for soup yet? Not for me. I’ve got beef stew on the stove. 

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After successful start in Fairhaven, Bask is set to grow in Freetown

October 3, 2019
Bask Inc. CEO Chapman Dickerson standing beside a rendering of the company’s now-completed Freetown grow facility.

October 3, 2019

By: Andy Tomolonis

Chapman Dickerson has been waiting for moving day.

The 40-year-old CEO of Bask Inc. oversees a thriving cultivation business and medical marijuana dispensary tucked into a quiet industrial building in Fairhaven. And now, after roughly a year-and-a-half at the old Mass. Lottery offices on Pequod Road, Bask is expanding – shifting its cultivation and processing operations to a new site in Freetown, complete with state-of-the-art greenhouses and streamlined production facilities. The Fairhaven building will remain open as a dispensary, but all production work will move to Freetown.

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