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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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MDAR regulations for FSMA

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) will hold a question-and-answer session via Zoom on Thursday, August 13 at 6 p.m. on the proposed Produce Safety and Market Access Regulations for fresh fruits and vegetables in the Commonwealth. This follows a previous public hearing on August 6, where farmers and other stakeholders shared their concerns …

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Message from the Board – April 2018

Every year in March, agriculture gets its rightfully deserved recognition at the State House in Boston. Massachusetts Agricultural Day, or more commonly referred to as Ag Day, is an opportunity for our local growers – farmers, fishermen, aquaculturists, Aggie students, Buy Local cooperatives, 4-H, FFA and agricultural enthusiasts to have their voices heard by our …

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Redbrook Farmers’ Market Seeking Vendors

The Redbrook Farmers’ Market runs every Wednesday from 3pm – 6:30pm on the Green at Redbrook Village! It will start in July for the 2018 season. Interested vendors should contact Kim Houdlette  at KHoudlette@admakepeace.com Redbrook Farmers Market Application 2018 Find more info here.

Eastern Mass CRAFT Scheduled Farm Visits Announced

Eastern Massachusetts C.R.A.F.T. is an independent Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training in eastern Massachusetts. Their purpose is to promote: –   Training of farmers, farm workers and apprentices in the craft of small-scale sustainable agriculture with emphasis on food production. Through the collaboration of many farms, they provide a broader learning experience than can be received …

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