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Online Resilient Garden Series Begins February 16, 2021

February 4th, 2021|

By Doug Cook, NOFA/Mass Educational Events Coordinator Gardening is a great way to grow our own healthy food. For many of us, this is the first reason we start a garden, but the practice of gardening is also much more than that. Through gardening, we deepen our connection to our environment; it becomes a creative outlet [...]

Key Insights from the Climate Adaptation Fellowship: Part 1

February 4th, 2021|

By Caro Roszell, NOFA/Mass Education Director  In the second week of January, I was fortunate to participate in a week-long training as a part of the first cohort of the Climate Adaptation Fellowship, a peer-to-peer learning program funded by SARE and run by a consortium of land-grant universities. The mission of the program is [...]

Virtual NOFA/Mass Winter Conference an Immersive Experience

February 4th, 2021|

By Jason Valcourt, NOFA/Mass Conference Coordinator Our first virtual NOFA/Mass Winter Conference was a great success and an amazing learning experience. Thank you to all who attended and supported the 34th annual event. Even though we were virtual, the community connection of NOFA conferences shone through, with active discussions and conversations both [...]

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Raw Milk Network

Buying fresh, unpasteurized milk from a local farm is good for your family’s health, good for the farm and good for the environment. NOFA/Mass is working to make safe, healthy raw milk easily available in Massachusetts.

Right now, there are very few raw milk dairies in the densely-populated eastern part of the state. Customers who want raw milk from this area often have to drive for an hour or more to a raw milk dairy. By opening up the market through delivery, the raw milk market would serve more customers and increase the economic vitality of small dairies.

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Policy Updates

By Marty Dagoberto

1206, 2020

Protecting Mass. Pollinators Action Resource Guide

Protecting Mass. Pollinators Action Resource Guide, curated by NOFA/Mass. The good folks at Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee asked us “What are some different ways that people in Massachusetts can help the pollinators?” That set us off on [...]

2404, 2020

UPDATE , 4/1/20, RE: COVID-19

The legislative priorities we’ve been working on since January 2019 are essentially in a holding pattern right now. As of March 31, the state legislature is still technically operating, though legislators have zero capacity to [...]

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