McGovern highlights Central Mass. farms that take food benefits Marco CartolanoTelegram & GazetteView Comments LEICESTER — U.S. Rep. James P. McGovern said Massachusetts farms that accept benefits programs are an important part of fighting food insecurity during his tour of a Leicester farm Thursday. The Worcester Democrat visited Cotyledon Farm as part of his two-day tour of farmsContinue reading “McGovern highlights Central Mass. farms that take food benefits”
Author Archives: Amanda Barker
April 2020 Newsletter
Local activists make PPE for frontline health care workers
Amanda Barker, M.S. ’11, leads grass roots efforts to helpApril 16, 2020 By Kathryne Sonnett As the spread of Covid-19 continues, the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) for first responders and health care workers is growing. Amanda Barker, M.S. ’11, a member of the Worcester nonprofit makerspace Technocopia, realized that she and her colleagues hadContinue reading “Local activists make PPE for frontline health care workers”
March 2020 Newsletter
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Farms are falling, but more ‘young producers’ in region …Worcester Telegram
(Amanda Barker) “as a Clark University graduate school project in 2010, she described her approach to agriculture as “reckless enthusiasm.” read more of the article Farms are falling but more young producers’ in region -a recent write up in the Worcester Telegram.
Cotyledon Farm in the Telegram & Gazette 7/10/18
Holy Cross summer course explores realities of food production at Cotyledon Farm By Scott O’Connell ~Telegram & Gazette Staff Posted Jul 10, 2018 at 8:47 PM / Updated Jul 11, 2018 at 6:33 AM LEICESTER – After a brief tour of the crops, students in the College of the Holy Cross “Food and Power” summer course soon realized what a good portion of their field trip toContinue reading “Cotyledon Farm in the Telegram & Gazette 7/10/18”
Times they are a changin’: Product aggregation, and the Organic standard
Winter has always been a time for deep reflection for me. Winter encourages travel with all of the holidays, and thus more time on the road to think in silence. Winter generously provides us shorter daylight hours, which for me, has allowed more time to read, to tend to the wood stove, listen to podcasts,Continue reading “Times they are a changin’: Product aggregation, and the Organic standard”