WAMC: Emergency loan fund helps western Massachusetts farms impacted by last summer’s record rains

Since its inception, the CISA fund has loaned out nearly $500,000

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Zero-interest loans have been awarded to help several farms in western Massachusetts impacted by last summer’s extreme weather.

A total of $110,000 is being loaned to seven farms from an emergency fund administered by Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture.

Phil Korman, executive director of the South Deerfield-based organization spoke with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill.

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