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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Gleaning to fight hunger Posted on Nov 4

Gleaning to fight hunger

Commissioner Scott Soares Commissioner, Department of Agriculture Resources (DAR) View Commissioner Soares' Bio Never heard of “gleaning”? Not to worry – you’re not alone! When I tell folks about our new pilot Massachusetts Gleaning Network it’s not uncommon for people to ask, “What’s that?” Gleaning   …Continue Reading Gleaning to fight hunger

Hiking the Skyline Posted on Nov 2

Hiking the Skyline

Reginald Zimmerman Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Reginald's Bio Columbus Day weekend I got to fulfill a wish I’ve had for the past two years – hiking the nine-plus miles of the Skyline Trail in DCR’s Blue Hills   …Continue Reading Hiking the Skyline