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Call legislators to cosponsor NOFA/Mass priorities

April 7th, 2021|

By Marty Dagoberto, NOFA/Mass Policy Director Now is the time: we need all NOFA/Mass members and supporters to contact their state legislators to ask them to cosponsor our legislative priorities for the 2021-22 legislative session. The House is just starting the budget process and we also have 2 priorities [...]

Making Maple Sugar at Home

March 25th, 2021|

By Christy Bassett, NOFA/Mass Communications Director and Homesteader at Barefoot All Natural Farm If you live in New England and enjoy making and preserving your own food, trying your hand at maple sugaring is a must. Whether you tap one tree in your backyard, or spring for a full-on sugar [...]

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Key Insights from the Climate Adaptation Fellowship: Part 2

March 17th, 2021|

We Need to Talk About Nitrous Oxide Emissions By Caro Roszell, NOFA/Mass Education Director and Soil Carbon Program Coordinator  In our February newsletter, I shared some takeaways and resources around Massachusetts and New England based precipitation and temperature projections from the Climate Adaptation Fellowship, a peer-to-peer learning program funded by SARE and [...]

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Pollinator protection communities from the seacoast to the Berkshires are collaborating with NOFA/Mass to build a state-wide hub for native pollinator protection.

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By Marty Dagoberto

1110, 2020

Support the Healthy Soils Bill Amendment

On July 29th, 2020, with the support of our Coalition, our Healthy Soils Champion in the Senate, Senator Jo Comerford, was successful in advocating for the text of the Healthy Soils Bill to be included as an [...]

1508, 2020

Opt out of broadcast mosquito spraying

Mosquito season comes back with the warmth, and even though spraying of pesticides to control adult mosquitoes is the least effective and most environmentally damaging method to control mosquito diseases, we’re about to be [...]

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