AGRICULTURE

Two and a half years after the COVID-19 pandemic introduced much of the world to social distancing, American families have returned to having...

WORTHINGTON — “Agriculture is going to have to look different,” says Lincoln Fishman of Sawyer Farm in Worthington, given the climate crisis. “And...

Now that’s a lot of Thanksgiving dinner potential.A giant pumpkin and two giant squashes grown in this pocket of New England are on display at...

ORANGE — Twenty-four years ago, a group of friends had the idea to celebrate the garlic planting season, while also filling the need for a venue to...

SHELBURNE FALLS — “What would happen if farmers adapted to climate change without relying so much on plastic and petroleum?” asks Abby Ferla. “One...

Even blueberry bushes, a traditionally hardy plant, are succumbing to the effects of the heat and drought this year, local farmers say.“Blueberries...

ORANGE — The Orange Farmers’ Market is gearing up for the 2022 season, with fewer COVID-19 restrictions than the previous two years.The open-air...

As many as 13 projects aimed at addressing food insecurity will come to fruition across Franklin County and the North Quabbin region thanks to...

A bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate aims to end some current restrictions on the farming repair market, improving farmers’ ability to...

WENDELL — Selectboard members were responsive last week to the tree warden’s proposal to create a community orchard that could provide food for...

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