News and Views – April/May 2021 Edition Now Online!

The latest edition of MFBF's News & Views is now online. Please click here to download a PDF version of the newsletter.
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The MFBF & Clearway: A Special Offer for MFBF Members

Massachusetts Farm Bureau members can now go solar, no roof required. When you join a Clearway Community Solar Farm, you can support renewable power for the Commonwealth and receive an additional savings guarantee on energy. Through our special partnership with Clearway, there is no sign up cost, no cancellation fee, and for every MAFB member that joins, Clearway will donate $150 to the MFBF to su...
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MDAR Extras: Soil Health Practices, USDA’s Local Agriculture Market Program (LAMP), and MA Farm to School Reminder

Attention Farmers! Are you Interested in Soil Health Practices?    We need your help. American Farmland Trust, MDAR, NOFA/Mass, & UMass Amherst are working together to build a network of soil health resources. Our first step is to learn about your practices and what kinds of challenges you face in your efforts to build soil health.   Please take a few minutes to fill out ...
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Farm Credit East Accepting Applications to Support Northeast Farmers’ Markets

Farm Credit East recently announced that it will be providing small grants to Northeast farmers’ markets to support their promotion and development efforts. Interested farmers’ markets must apply by June 1. The more than 1,600 farmers' markets across the region provide Northeast producers an important channel to market and sell their products as well as connect with consumers in both rural and ...
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