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May 2020

46th Annual Massachusetts Sheep & Woolcraft Fair

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

46th Annual Massachusetts Sheep & Woolcraft Fair Saturday, May 23rd and Sunday, May 24th, 2020 Cummington Fairgrounds Cummington, MA. Fiber and woolcraft vendors, sheep shearing demonstrations, sheep dog trials, fiber and woolcraft workshops for adults and children, sheep shows, fleece show and sale, and food booths.  9 a.m. – 4 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. For more information and map, go to  

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Q&A session on Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

May 27, 2020 Join Farm Credit East for a Q&A session on Wednesday, May 27 at 9:00 AM. Farm Credit East business consultants Erin Pirro and Keith Dickinson will be available to answer specific questions from producers and review any additional guidance available. Register

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Webinar: COVID-19 Impact and Economic Outlook for the Northeast

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated shutdowns have significantly impacted the U.S. economy and introduced a great deal of uncertainty. Where do we go from here? Join Farm Credit East Wednesday, May 27 from noon to 1pm for a free webinar on the economic outlook for the Northeast and beyond. Dr. Ed Seifried, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business at Lafayette College in Easton, PA, will give his take on what’s happening with the economy and what might be in store…

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June 2020

Virtual Slow Living Expo

June 4 - June 12

SLOW LIVING SUMMIT - Virtual Conference Keynotes: Thursday, June 4 & Friday June 5, 2020 Panel Discussions and more: Monday, June 8 - Friday, June 12 The 10th annual Slow Living Summit will be virtual! Live keynotes by Bill McKibben, Frances Moore Lappé, Tom Newmark and Sandra Steingraber, plus interactive panels, a farm tour and a happy hour.  Topics include Social Justice & Climate Change, Regenerative Farming, Cooperative Ownership, Farm & Food Policy, and The Changing Landscape for Farm & Food…

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Decoding The Beehive

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Decoding The Beehive TEACHER: Ori Ben-Shir DATE:  June 14th TIME: 9:00-12:00pm COST: $30 BYOS (bring your own suit)! There are some suits available to borrow.  Contact to arrange. *class limited to 12 students Description Join experienced beekeeper, Ori Ben-Shir, for a 3 hour “hive dive” and see for yourself how the honeybee colony functions. Together we will find the queen, watch the waggle dance, observe the different stages of honeybee development and taste honeycomb straight from the hive! We…

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Flowery Evening 1:  Welcome Summer

June 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Quonquont Farm Whately, MA

Flowery Evening 1:  Welcome Summer Wednesday June 24, 5:30-7 p.m. Join us for this season's first hands-on flower arranging workshop with QQ’s Horticulture Manager, Maida Goodwin. We’ll gather for cocktails and light refreshments, learn about crafting beautiful bouquets, and tour the cutting garden at the height of bloom. Each participant will pick a bucket of flowers and create an arrangement to take home. Registration includes all supplies and light refreshments.  $50.00 Register for workshops from the Farm Events Calendar.

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July 2020

Farm Credit East Hosts Q&A Sessions on Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness

July 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

For those agricultural producers who received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding, Farm Credit East is hosting weekly question and answer sessions to prepare producers to apply for loan forgiveness. In addition, each session provides updates on the most recent guidance from the Small Business Administration (SBA). These free sessions are hosted every Wednesday at 9 a.m. Farm Credit East business consultants Erin Pirro and Keith Dickinson host these informational sessions. They discuss any updates to the SBA loan forgiveness rules…

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Backyard Mushroom Cultivation

July 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Backyard Mushroom Cultivation TEACHER: Graham Skorupa DATE: July 5th TIME: 9:00-12:00pm COST: $30 Have you ever wanted to expand your garden to include other kingdoms of life? In this course we will take previously made spawn and demonstrate three different inoculation methods available to the average farmer/backyard gardener looking to grow mushrooms. More specifically, we will cover woodchip beds, log plugging and totem stacking. Learn how to maintain moisture and induce fruiting as well as the benefits these mushrooms bring…

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