Taking a close look at MDAR’s new farm compost regulations

Sometimes the rules need breaking and other times just tweaking. Which will it be? Right now, Massachusetts farmers have a chance to comment on the new on-farm composting regulations proposed by the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture (MDAR). Earlier this month I attended a listening session on these proposed regulations and wanted to share my concerns and to encourage our local farmers to comment to MDAR on the changes. The more voices MDAR hears, the more likely we will see favorable changes.

A Message from the Director, May 2019

May is Beef Month – just in time for Memorial Day weekend and graduation parties.  The best beef can be found in Southeastern Massachusetts pastures.  Our farmers are using regenerative methods to pasture-raise their animals, which is good for you and for our environment.

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