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Worcester could create zoning for urban farms

Grant Welker |

Urban farming in Worcester is growing, and city council is proposing zoning changes that could help cultivate the industry.

Environmental group pitches to state its 'green budget'

State House News Service |

Decrying budget cuts and staff reductions at environmental agencies, the Environmental League of Massachusetts on Tuesday renewed its call for greater environmental funding in order to maintain...

Legislature looking to pass farm bill

State House News Service |

Raw milk is back on the legislative menu this session, with a majority of the House signing onto a farm bill that Westport Rep. Paul Schmid said would benefit legislative districts from the urban...

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Baker hopes electric vehicle test drives lead to sales

State House News Service |

Massachusetts officials plan to use their share of a $500,000 federal grant to put more drivers behind the wheels of electric vehicles over the next two years in a bid to spur sales in that market.

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