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04
May

New Working Group: Food System Job Creation

Image: MA Workforce Alliance

Join the *new* Food System Job Creation working group of PVGrows:

Friday, May 11 from 12 noon to 1:30 pm

at the Northampton Career Center

178 Industrial Drive, Northampton

This meeting will set the group’s action for the next 6 months. Join in the fun!

Potential action areas are:

  • Addressing seasonality of current agricultural jobs
  • Strengthening linkages between growing and processing in ways that foster job creation
  • Gathering evidence for and educating about “local food creates local jobs that last”
  • Advocating for policy and regulation that creates job creation opportunity
  • Sourcing local labor

Please feel welcome to bring a bag lunch and a beverage.

RSVP: Alex Risley Schroeder – alex (at) massworkforcealliance.org

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