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Jamie Paxton

Jamie Paxton is a chef and local foods advocate whose work focuses on helping people learn about and access local, seasonal, and sustainable food. She lives in Great Barrington and works in the Berkshires and the Hudson Valley.

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SUSTAINABLE BERKSHIRES: The Balsam Hill Farm, an organic dairy farm

“I believe in a regional food system. In a perfect system, we’d have a little bottling plant here in South County and the milk wouldn’t leave the county.” -- Balsam Hill Farm owner Morven Allen

SUSTAINABLE BERKSHIRES: Turner dairy farming marries tradition and innovation

To battle the volatility of milk pricing, the Turners have turned to a number of strategies. Carla and Paul have the sugaring operation, which provides an additional livelihood for them.

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