Tag Archives: Food

Strategy and Potatoes

Posted on behalf of Kelly Chen, Media Coordinator for the North Shore Team Some things I’ve done this summer don’t seem “strategic,” whatever that word means. And as green heads nipped at my skin, and mosquitos left itchy red spots, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Team Massachusetts, Team North Shore | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Cycle of Life

Posted on behalf of Tuula Perry, Team Leader, Team East I was offered a job on Wednesday (July 23rd) with the Garden to Table Program in San Jose. As a fruit picking coordinator, I will be a part of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Team East, Team Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

But Wait – There’s More!

by Ben Linthicum, Team Leader for the Western MA team Ben Clark, of the Clarkdale fruit farm in rural Ashfield, Massachusetts, points to a line of gently swaying orange balloons dotting across an orchard and tells me that’s where they’re … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Team Massachusetts, Team Western Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Like My Team

by Ben Weilerstein, social media coordinator for the Western MA team We arrived in Amherst after hot, sweaty and exhausting ride up many hills. I’ve been to many times before, since I have family in the area, but never by … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Team Massachusetts, Team Western Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Nuestras Raices Farm Tour – Video Post!

Team #WestMass toured the Nuestras Raices farm, an exciting place that promotes deep ties to culture and history, a healthy, organic, local and just economic food structure, and provides a strong community for the people of Holyoke. In their own … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Our Time in Belchertown

by Dineen O’Rourke, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Western MA team During our long travel days it has always seemed to be that the steepest and most challenging hills appear right as we approach our destination, a cruel final test … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Team Massachusetts, Team Western Massachusetts, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nuestras Raices – Our Roots

written by Ben Linthicum, Team Leader for the Western MA team After a day of multilingual meetings and a social media training with Neighbor to Neighbor in Holyoke, biking another 6 miles to check out an urban farm wasn’t at … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Team Massachusetts, Team Western Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Pride, Privilege, and People Power

Dense clouds of fog conceal the nearest mountaintop from my view as I sit in the games cabin at Camp Wilmot in rural New Hampshire. I’m not here for the lake, though I’ve been pleasantly astonished by the gentle hissing … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Team Western Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Power to the Gardening People!

Written by Rachel Eckles, Media Coordinator, Team East, written on Sunday, June 22, 2014 Saturday, June 21, a few of us rode across town to join Mill City Grows in a work day for the community gardens here in Lowell, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Anatomy of a Movement

by A. Grace Steig, Video Coordinator for the Western MA team When I heard that our training at beautiful Camp Wilmot in New Hampshire and the Pawtucket Congregational Church in Lowell, Massachusetts would last two weeks, I thought that time … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Team Western Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment