Thursday, July 18, 2024

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Tag: agriculture

Whose decline is more severe: Joe Biden’s or the news media’s?

The decisive problem right now isn't Joe Biden or the press; it is what is being done to the American people.

Culinary Adventures: Double Decker Farm, founding member of GB Farmers Market

Their philosophy is to not grow more than they can sell. They scrutinize what sells, and if a crop does not make money, it’s dropped the next year. “With 2 ½ acres of growing land, everything has to work.”

Great Barrington Farmers’ Market returns to downtown

“We wish all the local markets good success in supporting farmers and customers. We welcomed the GB Farmers' Market because we believed our missions to be in good alignment and worked hard last year to support a mutually successful season.” --- Statement from Great Barrington Fairgrounds, upon learning the Farmer’s Market would move back to downtown Great Barrington after one year at the Fairgrounds 

Voices from NESAWG, Part II: The pragmatic professor

"The veterans of the 'back to the land' movement who are now in their 70s didn't even know what a business plan looked like when they started out. But younger people today have way more business acumen. We sold the idea of using climate friendly biomass fuels for heating greenhouses by demonstrating that it would help their bottom line." -- UVM Extension Prof. Vern Grubinger

Culinary Adventures: The Monterey General Store

Monterey -- Monterey is not just on the way from Great Barrington to Jacob’s Pillow. It’s a picturesque town with about 900 full-time residents whose...

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.