This is a guest blog post from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), written by Julia Grimaldi. The pumpkin may be the quintessential symbol of fall in Massachusetts. New Englanders associate the squash with a change in temperature, shorter days, and Halloween. When fall …Continue Reading Pick a Pumpkin from Massachusetts This October
This is a guest blog post from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), written by Julia Grimaldi. The fall months are all about apples here in the Bay State. Apple growers across the Commonwealth produce more than 25 million pounds of apples annually, with about $20 …Continue Reading It’s Apple Picking Season! Learn About This Versatile Fall Fruit
Crates of sweet cantaloupe, juicy tomatoes, and fresh potatoes — the buzz of a farmers’ market on a sunny afternoon. What could be better? Shopping at farmers’ markets is a fun way to stock up on nutritious, locally grown food. Through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance …Continue Reading SNAP Benefits Welcome at Many Massachusetts Farmers’ Markets
As the snow slowly melts and the first buds of spring start to appear, Massachusetts farmers turn to the trees for that sweet amber nectar that makes pancakes scrumptious. March is Massachusetts Maple Month and maple sugaring events are already underway. The Massachusetts Department of Conservation …Continue Reading March is Massachusetts Maple Month
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