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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

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

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

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

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

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.

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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