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Conservationists celebrate preservation of 1,000 acres on Mount Holyoke Range

July 14, 2015

July 14, 2015, MassLive By Diane Lederman Forever Farmland On July 14, 2015, state officials, the Kestrel Land Trust, donors, supporters, and some Barstow’s gathered at the Skinner State Park Summit House to celebrate the preservation of 1,000 acres of land on the Mount Holyoke Range over the last two years, this in addition to … Read more

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

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