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Gray Raven Farm to Reopen This Weekend

Dan and Sharon Bergeron, owners of the 551 North Main St. farm, have been busy sprucing up the farmstand and reimagining their business after a brief hiatus. They are reopening the farm with a renewed focus on goat's milk and honey products.

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Lanesborough Couple Fighting to Save Historic, Family Farm

Thomas Olsen grew up on a farm in Norway. Then in 1923 he and his wife Randi immigrated to the United States, landing in New York. But the city life wasn't for him. He told his wife, "it's no way for a man to live" and every week he'd stash money aside in hopes to move to the country.

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'Fresh Fest' Runs This Weekend at Images

Fresh Fest is a collaborative effort to educate the public about farming, food production and sustainability.

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Some Berkshire Farms to Receive Aerial Crop Planting

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. Farms in Adams, Cheshire, Lanesborough, North Adams, Sheffield, West Stockbridge and Williamstown will be seeding a little differently this August. Instead of establishing a cover crop by hand, a helicopter will plant winter rye grass seed from above.

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USDA Conservation Stewardship Program Accepting Applications

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has $150 million in funding available for agricultural producers across the country through the Conservation Stewardship Program, a federal conservation program that helps farmers voluntarily improve the health and productivity of private and Tribal working lands.

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Lanesborough Neighbors Negotiating Compromise in Fowl Complaint

Kara Zaks is working on a compromise with her neighbor Clark Gable over the chickens, ducks, and roosters she raises on her property. The two live next to each other on Narragansett Avenue and Zaks has some 80 ducks, chickens, and roosters. She raises them for food, eggs, to sell for extra income, and for a passion to protect endangered species.

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