I attended my first PVGrows Forum last Spring. I had been hearing about PVGrows and its work from my friends and colleagues in the Food Justice movement in Springfield where I live. I was not sure if it would be a good fit for me though. As former PVGrows Intern Kamilah Weeks suggested in her […]
Good Food and Good Jobs in the Pioneer Valley How can we ensure that the development of our local food system provides farm and food workers with fair pay, quality working conditions and a voice in the workplace? Join us for PVGrows 2014 Spring Forum to learn what “good food jobs” are and what you […]
Recently, I had the good fortune of participating in a two-day intensive “Undoing Racism” workshop hosted by a local group of the same name – the Undoing Racism Organizing Collective (UROC). I’d like to share with you some of my reflection on the workshop, and why this topic is important to The Food Bank and […]
The Slow Money PV Chapter was pleased to host its first Entrepreneur Showcase on January 28, 2014. Six local food system entrepreneurs told their story to interested investors. Over 80 PVGrows members attended this event, designed to provide investors with concrete opportunities to align their dollars with their values. Plans are underway to replicate this successful event […]
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