Online Platform to Enhance Food System Connections

MassGrown Exchange Will Assist Farmers, Fisheries, and Food Businesses Across the Commonwealth BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the launch of MassGrown Exchange, an online platform designed to facilitate business-to-business connections within the local food system for products and services. The platform was developed following recommendations from the Administration’s ...
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State Officials Announce Plans to Conduct Aerial Spraying for EEE

Spraying is expected to begin on Monday, August 10, and continue over several evenings. Boston — The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board (SRMCB), and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that aerial spraying for mosquitoes will take place in specific areas of Plymouth County and a small part of Br...
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First human case of eastern equine encephalitis confirmed

Infection occurred in a male under the age of 18 who was exposed to EEE in Plymouth County BOSTON (AP) — Laboratory testing has confirmed the first human case of an eastern equine encephalitis virus infection in Massachusetts this year. The infection occurred in a male under the age of 18 who was exposed to EEE in Plymouth County, the Department of Public Health announced Monday. As a resul...
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Receipt of Unsolicited Seeds

As a reminder, if you have received an unsolicited package of seeds, please do the following: Do not plant the seeds Immediately complete the following form to provide important information to state officials: https://www.mass.gov/forms/receipt-of-unsolicited-seeds Hold on to the seeds and all packaging, including the mailing label More information can be found here...
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