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Small Scales Blog

Posted on: Wed, Apr 22, 2015, 11:05am

by Susanna Fuller.

It is Earth Day today – and we often forget that the earth is 70% ocean. Increasingly, what we do on land is impacting our oceans and our fisheries, which remain the most abundant source of wild protein, despite centuries of exploitation. While countries continue to make efforts to better manage human impacts on our oceans, the threats to ocean function continue to mount. One of the more pressing and unpredictable...

Adventures in Local Food Blog

Posted on: Tue, Apr 14, 2015, 10:59am

Thirteen people participated in the recent 2nd annual Cumberland Farmers Market Coordinators Gathering held in Amherst. This unique event brings coordinators together to share common concerns, successes and challenges and is beneficial in many ways. Several attendees noted the networking opportunities that the event provided and newer markets can learn from the experience of those markets that have been around longer. The gathering also provides a forum for our county’s many markets to...

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