Massachusetts Food System Collaborative
Massachusetts Food System Collaborative

Tag: Climate Change

Climate Change, Farming and the GreenWorks Bill

The Collaborative continues to work with our Ag Network and other groups and organizations on climate change and its impact on farmers and fishermen. We were fortunate to be able to participate in the recent workgroup on climate change and resiliency organized to provide input and recommendations to the Rural Policy Advisory Commission’s draft Rural Policy […]

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Climate Change and Agriculture

As a follow up to the Collaborative’s March gathering to discuss how to support farmers in climate change mitigation and remediation, we asked meeting attendees to rank the importance of the 30 land and farming recommendation summaries from the MA Local Food Action Plan related to helping farmers and fishermen cope with climate change. These […]

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Sea scallops buoy a coastal town but climate change is likely to alter ocean waters

The Port of New Bedford employs over 4,000 people and is the highest ranking seaport in the country in terms of the dollar value of the seafood landed. Eighty percent of its revenue comes from sea scallops, a high-value species. In a city that faces economic hardships otherwise, the fishing industry is important to supporting […]

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