Pioneer Valley Farm and Food Businesses benefiting from New Funds available at PVGrows Loan Fund

The PVGrows Loan Fund has announced $60,000 in funds available to directly cover the costs of key business development services for local farm and food businesses. This investment in capacity building complements the financing options already available at the PVGrows Loan Fund, in part by helping to create prepared borrowers who can leverage financing to […]

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Racial Equity in the Food System Gathering – Wed, June 25th

The PVGrows Racial Equity in the Food System Working Group invites you to: Racial Equity in the Food System Gathering Wednesday, June 25th from 4:00 – 6:00 PM Nuestras Raices 329 Main Street, Holyoke, MA 01040 Click Here to RSVP The Racial Equity in the Food System Working Group is committed to deepening our shared […]

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2014 Spring Forum Videos & Clips : The Hands that Feed Us

Good Food and Good Jobs in the Pioneer Valley Participants at the 2014 PVGrows Spring Forum discussed how to 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. Check out our YouTube video segments below, or click here […]

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Over 40 Food System Advocates attended an “Undoing Racism” training in May

On May 4th, 5th and 6th, participants dedicated to creating a just and healthy food system attended a training by the People’s Institute for Survival & Beyond, a national multiracial network of anti-racist organizers and educators dedicated to building a movement for justice by ending racism and other forms of institutional oppression.  The training was an intensive […]

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