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Cows Jump Over the Moon

May 4, 2015

By Jennifer Lee Shea May 4th, 2015 Must be the Milk Just like us New Englanders, cows love the transition from winter to spring. The sunny skies, the warmer weather, the lush green grass – who wouldn’t be excited? Just as more joggers line the roads and people are out walking their dogs when spring … Read more

Andover, Massachusetts: Whole Foods Market Diverts To AD / BioCycle Magazine

April 8, 2015

Grind2Energy News, BioCycle Magazine April 8, 2015 Whole Foods Market has 37 grocery stores in its North Atlantic Region; 29 of those are in Massachusetts. “All but two of our Massachusetts stores are on a commercial organics diversion program, primarily to composting” said Karen Franczyk, Green Mission Coordinator for the North Atlantic Region on September 22, … Read more

CISA: Robotic Milking | Connecting Point

December 17, 2014

CISA: Robotic Milking | Connecting Point | Dec. 17, 2014

Robots take over Barstow family farm in Hadley

December 15, 2014

By Dave Eisenstadter, Daily Hampshire Gazette December 15, 2014 After receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars to preserve their seventh generation family farm, the Barstows are using the money to populate it with robots. While negotiating the sale of the Agricultural Preservation Restriction rights on 123 acres of their dairy farm, the Barstows have installed … Read more

Could Massachusetts food waste ban be a road map for the rest of the country?

November 19, 2014

By Jacob Axelrad, The Christian Monitor November 19, 2014 BOSTON — On a Monday morning in the Boston University food court, students toss plates of food in bins with multicolored labels: green for recycling, black for landfill, and yellow for compostables. “We capture as much food waste and organic material as we can,” says Sabrina … Read more

Cabots Farmer Friday: Barstow’s Longview Farm

November 4, 2014

Cabot Creamery Cooperative November, 2014 What is your favorite thing about being a dairy farm family? I think the best part about being a dairy farm family is that we aren’t just a family we’re a team.  House after house in our small rural neighborhood is a Barstow home and you can always count on … Read more

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