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COVID-19 Guidance for Farms and Food Businesses Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) COVID-19 Resources for Agriculture State bulletins and guidance for agriculture, and resources covering: food safety, farmers’ markets, marketing and distribution, animal health, farm labor, financial resources, and […]view all COVID-19 Resources // News
Farmers talk to Berkshire Grown – Episode 6 This week’s conversation is with Jae Silverman of Windrow Farm in Conway, MA. Jae talks about balancing his part-time hay farming with working in the agricultural non-profit sector for Land for Good, […]view all COVID-19 Resources
Farmers Talk to Berkshire Grown – Episode 5 Meg Bantle and Laura Tupper-Palches-Full Well Farm, Adams, MA This week’s conversation is shared with Meg Bantle and Laura Tupper-Palches of Full Well Farm in Adams, MA in Northern Berkshire County. In […]view all COVID-19 Resources
The Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) has announce that they are now accepting applications for new HIP access points. This includes both new vendors joining the program as well as additional terminals for existing HIP retailers. The HIP Notice […]view all COVID-19 Resources // News
This episode features a conversation with Massachusetts Food System Collaborative Director, Winton Pitcoff. In this podcast, Winton talks about the Collaborative’s current initiatives, how the pandemic has affected the state’s local food system infrastructure and supply chain as well as […]view all COVID-19 Resources // Workshops
The state of Massachusetts has released a Request for Responses (RFR) for project proposals through a new Food Security Infrastructure Grant Program to ensure that individuals and families have access to fresh, local food. Applications are being sought from among […]view all COVID-19 Resources // Grants & Loans
In this podcast series Berkshire Grown hears from farmers both in and beyond the Berkshires to learn about the different ways farmers are farming and getting their products to market. These 30 minute interviews let farmers share their own experiences […]view all COVID-19 Resources // Workshops