Organic farmers from around the region will converge at UMass Amherst August 9th through 11th for the Northeast Organic Farmers Association conference. Workshops on bees, composting, chickens and more will be held throughout the weekend. A pre-conference reception at Brookfield Farm in Amherst will feature Dan Rosenberg of Greenfield’s Real Pickle Company as the featured speaker.
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OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.
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