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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   1 Comment

Arrowhead Cuts Ribbons on Renovations
"In refurbishing this house, it is important that we protect it and use it." — Betsy Sherman

Pine Cobble Forest Project, Dinner Celebrates Utility of Goats
"The invasives are so heavily invested in the woods at Pine Cobble that the native plants are struggling." — Morgan Hartman

North Adams Hospital Food Waste Welcome at Pig Farm
"We're really pretty of careful of what we feed them and how we feed it." — Jennifer LaValley

Williamstown Farmers Market Finishing Year Strong
"In general, it's been a very successful summer season." — Ann Hogeland

Vermont Hops Farm Kicks Off Business With Planting Party
"If we were going to do this, we thought we'd go big or go home." — Peter Hopkins   4 Comments

Anti-GMO Advocates Stage Pittsfield Rally
"For us, this rally is just to increase the awareness of genetically modified foods." — organizer Jan Bradley   2 Comments

Agriculture Commissioner Speaking at Land Trust Meeting
Watson has long been a strong proponent of agriculture in Massachusetts.

Land Debate Looms Over Williamstown Farmer's Future Harvest
"No matter how it's sugar-coated, it's a loss of farmland." — Kim Wells   7 Comments

Hancock Farm Restoring Barn After Collapse
"The farm's been in the family for hundreds of years. I didn't want to see it go away." — John Quimby

Williamstown Land Group Sets Meeting on Housing Proposal
"We're just trying to get a feel of what some other people in the community think." — Kenneth Swiatek   1 Comment

EarthTalk: High Costs of Predator Control
NRDC cites USDA statistics showing that most livestock losses result from weather, disease, illness and birthing problems — not predation.

Williamstown Con Comm Renews Permit on Land Eyed for Housing
"I realize that having a lease on the property doesn't mean houses can't be built on it." — Kim Wells   1 Comment

North Berkshire Volunteers Glean Produce for Pantries
"I hate to see good food go to waste and it is fun to harvest with a small group of volunteers," — Caroline Scully

Berkshire Grown Sets Annual Holiday Farmers Markets
"The success of these markets depends on everyone participating – we count on the community to celebrate our local food and farmers." — Barbara Zheutlin

Berkshires 4-H'er Takes Top Honor at World Dairy Expo
Caitlin Moriarty, 16, has started her sixth year with in 4-H and her sixth year showing dairy cows, including placing at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisc.   3 Comments

Mount Greylock High Garden Offers Harvest of Learning
"I find that working in a community garden makes you feel a respect for food, and that you can't take the food you eat for granted." — Evelyn Mahon

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