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Acreage Reports and Crop Insurance Woes

August 1, 2016

Acreage Reports and Crop Insurance Woes By Sam Mitchell, Nashoba Regional High School Summer Intern The powerful mid-summer sun bore down with searing rays of bright light. The alluring fantasy of a drifting breeze was the only tantalizing respite as a stinging, salty sweat dripped arduously into my eyes and dribbled from my sunburnt neck […]

Jerkfest 2016

July 27, 2016

Jerkfest 2016 By Immaculate Nyaigoti, Marketing Intern The summer heat has been brutal this year, so you know that you’re somewhere great when the heat is far from your mind. On June 25th, I had the opportunity to go to Boston JerkFest and deliver produce for the chef demos/cook offs as well as table for […]

The Brexit, Immigration and Identity

July 13, 2016

The Brexit, Immigration and Identity By: Nicole Huang, Communications Intern Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, known as the “Brexit,” has been making headlines lately because of its huge political and economic implications. The resulting turmoil defies simple explanation. However, I want to call attention to one important piece of the puzzle–the fact that, […]

Well-Wishers Campaign for Water

July 12, 2016

Well-Wishers Campaign for Water Somali-Bantu Community of Lewiston, ME: Partner Update By Julia Wachtel, Nashoba Regional High School Summer Intern World Farmers is proud to highlight the work of our partner: the Somali Bantu Community Mutual Assistance Association, a nonprofit organization that works towards helping Somali Bantu refugees in Lewiston, Maine. The Somali Bantu community […]

Bob’s Turkey Farm Fire

July 12, 2016

Bob’s Turkey Farm Fire By Julia Wachtel, Nashoba Regional High School Summer Intern The World Farmers community wants to extend its sympathies to Richard Van Hoof and Susan Miner, for their recent loss. On June 30th they were struck by tragedy as 7,000 baby turkeys were killed in a barn fire at Bob’s Turkey Farm […]