CISA celebrates 25 years!

2018 marks CISA’s 25th anniversary year! Join us as we reflect on how our agricultural landscape has changed and look ahead to new work.

Celebrate with us:

CISA’s Annual Meeting
April 12, 6-8:30pm
Garden House at Look Park, Northampton
Details here.

Support CISA

We are raising $250,000 in honor of 25 years! The money we raise will help us work on the priorities in our new strategic plan over the next three years. Donate here.

Learn more:

Guest Column: Sustaining Agriculture for 25 Years
The Daily Hampshire Gazette, January 22, 2018, by Claire Morenon.
This year, Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) celebrates 25 years of supporting Pioneer Valley farms and working to build a resilient, fair, and delicious local food system. The quarter-century mark presents us with a moment to reflect on the impact of 25 years of work and change, and to look ahead to new challenges, new partnerships and new possibilities. Read more …

Interview: Vicki Van Zee
WRSI, February 19, 2018.
Former CISA executive director Vicki Van Zee joined current director Phil Korman and Monte Belmonte to celebrate CISA’s 25th anniversary, talk about the local agricultural context in which CISA started, and recall some of the issues in local farming that the first CISA meetings focused on. Listen …

Interview: Bree-Z-Knoll Farm
WRSI, February 26, 2018.
Warren Facey, long-time CISA Board Member and owner of Bree-Z-Knoll Farm, joined us on WRSI with his daughter-in-law Angie Facey to talk about the early days of both CISA and Our Family Farms Milk. Listen …


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