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Senator Ed Markey’s Green New Deal Town Hall | Northampton | March 24

Mar 21 2019
Senator Ed Markey’s Green New Deal Town Hall – Northampton Sunday, March 24, 6:00-7:30pm
Northampton High School, 380 Elm St, Northampton, MA
Facebook event details:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1991481597812678/
In February, Senator Ed Markey and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced the historic Green New Deal resolution, a bold set of goals that calls for [continue reading]

Education To Employment Program Closes Gaps In Many Ways

Jan 29 2019
Education to Employment Program Closes Gaps in Many Ways
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Looking Back & Thinking Ahead with the CHIP Network | Greenfield | January 29

Jan 25 2019
Looking Back & Thinking Ahead with the CHIP Network Tuesday, January 29, 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Franklin Regional Council of Governments, 12 Olive St, Suite 2, Greenfield, MA
More details about CHIP and this event can be found here .
Facebook event info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/274645426560988/
Join the Franklin County/North [continue reading]

Amherst Boasts Some Positive Transitions

Jan 11 2019
Amherst Boasts Some Positive Transitions
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National Science Foundation Selects UMass Amherst As Innovation Corps Site

Oct 27 2018
“The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that it has selected UMass Amherst to be one of its national network of Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Sites. The program is intended to increase research commercialization and campus startups while enriching existing innovation infrastructure. Organizers hope to help new ventures bring economic development and jobs to the region.”
National Science Foundation [continue reading]

Pioneer Valley Public Hearing on Women’s Issues | Turners Falls | October 25

Oct 19 2018
The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women will be holding a public hearing next Thursday at the Shea Theater Arts Center . This is an opportunity for your voice to be heard and to help shape public policy and programs.
Pioneer Valley Public Hearing on [continue reading]

Interview: American Farmland Trust

Oct 13 2018

http://www.buylocalfood.org/upload/news/2018/American.Farmland.Trust.10.8.2018.mp3
WRSI, October 8, 2018. Nathan L’Etoile of the American Farmland Trust (and Four Star Farms in Northfield) joins Monte and Phil to discuss how the federal Farm Bill is developed and what impacts it has [continue reading]

Massachusetts Primary Voter Guide 2018

Aug 31 2018
As the Primary Election is upon us in just a few days, New England Public Radio has put together a guide to make it easy to look into each candidate running, including write-ins.
Check out the list to get details on the candidates:  http://www.nepr.net/post/massachusetts-primary-voter-guide-2018#stream/0 [continue reading]

Food Bank of Western MA Hosting Candidate Forums – Discussing Food Insecurity

Aug 18 2018
The Food Bank of Western MA is hosting a series of open discussion forums for candidates running for offices, focusing on our region’s food insecurity and its underlying causes. This is an opportunity to ask questions of the candidates about issues of importance to you.
The next in the series is the [continue reading]

Sugar Maples, a Proverbial Canary in the Changing Climate

Sep 24 2017
Cornucopia’s Take: As our climate changes, many species are disappearing from their native habitat, and sugar maples are one that is in danger. Sap farmers are tapping other trees for syrup now, including the more hardy red maple. Many people are planning adaptations to the changing climate, and more study and discussion [continue reading]

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