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Pittsfield lands $75K Kresge grant for neighborhood food projects

Pittsfield lands $75K Kresge grant for neighborhood food projects

May 23, 2016 Berkshire Eagle by Dick Lindsay PITTSFIELD — Pittsfield is becoming foodie central, landing a $75,000 grant to ensure proper nutrition and access to fresh, locally produced food by all city residents. The Kresge Foundation award was one of 26 recently doled out…

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Good weather, popular vendors help bring in crowd at first Pittsfield Farmers Market of season

Good weather, popular vendors help bring in crowd at first Pittsfield Farmers Market of season

May 14, 2016 Berkshire Eagle by Phil Demers PITTSFIELD — Sunny weather helped drive droves to Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market on Saturday, providing a boost to 37 local vendors who’d set up shop in First Street Common. It marked the first outdoors farmers market of…

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Pittsfield Farmers Market gets $10,000 Seeds of Change grant

Pittsfield Farmers Market gets $10,000 Seeds of Change grant

May 07, 2016 Berkshire Eagle by Dick Lindsay PITTSFIELD >> Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market has landed a $10,000 grant toward a growing effort to put more fresh, local grown foods on the plates of the city’s neediest people. Seeds of Change, an organic seed and…

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Pittsfield Farmers Market in hunt for Seeds of Change money

Pittsfield Farmers Market in hunt for Seeds of Change money

April 22, 2016 The Berkshire Eagle by Dick Lindsay PITTSFIELD >> Supporters of the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market have voted in the group as a finalist in a grant program that bolsters agricultural offerings across the country. Following online balloting, the Seeds of Change website…

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Final indoor Pittsfield Farmers Market of season a success

Final indoor Pittsfield Farmers Market of season a success

April 09, 2016 Berkshire Eagle by Phil Demers PITTSFIELD — Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market enjoyed steady traffic at its final indoors event Saturday, while the last bits of snow were melting away outside, but organizers’ minds went to the future. Jess Conzo, director of the…

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