FARMING

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...

Bigger birds are back this Thanksgiving

11/24/21

The turkey farms that last year scaled back the size of their birds as a result of the COVID-19 public health crisis say customers in 2021 are back...

WENDELL — With support from the Selectboard, Diemand Farm is applying for state grant money that would allow it to expand its egg production by 25%...

WENDELL — The owners of the only Massachusetts farm affected by the passage of a 2016 anti-cruelty ballot initiative worry a hen-confinement bill...

GILL — U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern visited Upinngil Farm Wednesday morning, where he highlighted the connection between nutrition and food security...

ORANGE — Seeds of Solidarity Farm and Education Center plans to launch its season of programs on Earth Day weekend.Founding farmers Deb Habib and...

ORANGE — This town of roughly 8,000 is a proud farming community. So it’s fitting that one of its residents represented Massachusetts at the...

PHILLIPSTON – Chris Pirner of Pirner Logging and Land Clearing of Hubbardston told members of the Planning Board Monday night that he was...

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