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10/12/16 For 16 years, the role and importance of the nonprofit Western Mass. Food Processing Center on Wells Street in Greenfield has mushroomed. With its new 2,800-square-foot cold-storage project, which is nearly ready, the Franklin County Community Development Corp.’s facility is helping more and more area farmers reach more and more customers by converting their […]Learn More
10/6/2017 By Richie Davis As it works to complete its 2,800-square-foot cold storage project within the next four weeks, the Franklin County Community Development Corp. on Friday won a three-year, $446,210 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The money is intended to help the Community Development Corp.’s Western Massachusetts Food Processing Center ramp up […]Learn More
Community Food Systems Conference New Entry Sustainable Farming Project December 5 – 7, 2017 Boston Park Plaza, Boston, MA Conference Overview New Entry Sustainable Farming Project‘s Community Food Systems Conference will address common underlying themes between food security, social justice and sustainable agriculture including obstacles in urban and rural environments and fostering community empowerment to […]Learn More
November 17, 2017 Doubletree Hotel, Leominster, MA Join the MA Food System Collaborative for: reports on progress made toward goals from the MA Local Food Action Plan from state and community organizations; conversations about opportunities for more collective action toward a sustainable and equitable food system; updates on recent legislative action; and panel discussions on how to best advocate for […]Learn More