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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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- Greening Greenfield: Creating a Bold New EconomyStarts: 12:00 AMEnds: October 16, 2014 - 12:00 AMLocation: Greenfield, MA, USADescription: Join Greening Greenfield for this all-day event.
Keynote speaker, Marjorie Kelly, author of Owning Our Future, The Emerging Ownership Revolution, Journey’s to a Generative Economy, will kick of the Forum. She will describe what it would take to transition to a new economy, and bring ideas from around the world that can be applied to Franklin County.
In the afternoon, there will be 5 working groups – one of which is called Food as an Economic Engine. Several food-related entrepreneurs will be sharing their thoughts, and engaging attendees in a discussion on how to move the agricultural economy in the Valley to the next level. Other working groups include Thinking like a Region, Building an Authentic Cultural Identity, New Approaches to Creating a Living Wage Economy, and Financing the New Economy.