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Adams Farm Receiving $50K Grant to Help Expand

Fourth-generation farmer Jane Burnett said the farm, which is in the Agricultural Preservation Restriction Program, received a slice of a $400,000 grant given to five farms throughout the state through the APR Improvement Program. The $50,000 will be used to build a garage to store and maintain equipment. Sixth-generation farmer and Burnett's grandson Zachary Bantle said the garage will help lower maintenance costs and allow the equipment to be worked on indoors instead of on the ground.

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Berkshire County 4-H Holds Awards & Recognition Event

More than 100 people gathered at the Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires on Dec. 6 for the Berkshire County 4-H Community's annual awards and recognition event. The candy factory-themed night was to celebrate achievements by 4-H members. Opening rem

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New Permaculture Biz Plots Expanded Local Food Supply

"The tide is turning. More people now want to leave this world better than they found it." — Jay Allard

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Pownal Hops Grower Sets Tours, Opens Brewing Supply Shop

"It's about time we open the place up and show people what we're doing." — Peter Hopkins

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St. Stan's Pupils Learning How Gardens Grow

"The kids really are interested and they get to work in the dirt. Every kid likes to play in the dirt." — Norman Jette

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DEP Highlights Food Waste Ban At Red Lion Inn

"We are avoiding disposal and disposal costs." — David Cash

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North Adams' Mountain Girl Farm Growing Naturally

"It grew from there; we started from one little goat to two and it kind of escalated." — Katie Barbeau

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Arrowhead Cuts Ribbons on Renovations

"In refurbishing this house, it is important that we protect it and use it." — Betsy Sherman

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