January 29, 2015

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Western Mass AgCom Roundtable

WHEN: Saturday, January 31, 10am-1pm WHERE: Berkshire Athenaeum Central Library, 1 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield, MA Berkshire Grown is hosting this Winter Roundtable with co-sponsorship from the Great Barrington AgCom, Pittsfield AgCom, Sheffield AgCom, Williamstown AgCom and the Massachusetts Association of Agricultural Commissions. Please register … [Read More...]

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Hudson Valley Grains Workshop

Cornell University is hosting the 1st Annual Hudson Valley Added-Value Grains School in early February. Featured speakers will be grain drying and storage specialist Dr. Keneth Hellvang of North Dakota State University and farmer Thor Oechsner of Oechsner Farms, a 1200-acre certified organic grain operation in Newfield, NY. WHEN: Friday, … [Read More...]

Community-Supported Agriculture Fair & Potluck in Millerton

The North East Community Center (NECC) will be hosting a Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair and Potluck In Millerton, NY on Wednesday, January 28. This will be an opportunity to get to know some of farms in Dutchess and Columbia Counties offering CSA Programs, which give consumers the opportunity to purchase a share of a farm’s harvest. … [Read More...]

NYS Beginner Farmer Grant

Empire State Development and New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets are offering grants of $15,000-$50,000 for new and early stage farmers in New York State (i.e., farming for less than 10 consecutive years). Funds can be used for up to 50 percent of project costs including, but not limited to: lease or purchase of farm machinery and … [Read More...]

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Berkshire Grown Winter Markets on WAMC

  WAMC Northeast Public Radio did a great interview with Suzy Konecky of Cricket Creek Farm about the upcoming winter farmers' markets and the life of a Berkshire dairy farm.  Listen to her chat with Joe Donahue on The Roundtable. Join us at the markets on Saturdays January 17th and February 14th from 10-2 at Monument Valley Middle School in … [Read More...]

Winter Farmers’ Markets in January and February!

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