It immediately occurred to us that humans have long ago added insulation to their homes to fix problems from heat loss, yet we were forcing them upon the bees.
For over ten years, The Carrot Project has worked with start-up farms and food producers throughout New England to help them build the business skills vital to running successful farm enterprises.
The sustainable agriculture program at Bristol Community College has a new look and a new program coordinator. Professor Kimberly Amaral Newton has taken up the position of program coordinator after the long-time coordinator, Jim Corven, retired last August. Since taking on the program, Prof. Newton has secured a $15,000 grant from the Koppelman family to help refurbish and greatly expand the growing capacity of the college, including constructing a series of modular greenhouses to extend the growing period into the school year.
You are invited to take one or more of UMass’ online classes in Sustainable Food and Farming, either individually or toward completion of the UMass 15-credit Certificate Program, 60-credit Associate of Science degree, or fully online B.S. degree. These credits also transfer to other universities and colleges. All courses offered fully online.