Byline: By CLAIRE MORENON

Support local dairy farms

7/17/19

Dairy farms have long been the backbone of agriculture in the Northeast. Today, unfettered production and a wholesale pricing system that...

View from the national agricultural census

6/13/19

Farmers across the nation are facing real challenges, including increasingly uncertain weather patterns due to climate change and the financial...

When the hubbub of the New Year holiday has died down and as the slog of winter take its toll, many of us are looking to establish new, healthy...

“Climate change, once considered an issue for a distant future, has moved firmly into the present.” This is the opening statement of the federal...

Do you eat meat? Whether you do or not, you’ve probably noticed that meat production and consumption is a pretty weighty topic. Strong viewpoints...

Pickles, salsa, sriracha, and local farms

10/9/18

We’re in the thick of harvest season, and while you might expect farmers to be working hard, there’s another group that’s cranking away under...

When you hear the word “farm,” what imagery comes to mind? Odds are you’re picturing the beautiful landscape of Northeast agriculture: tidy rows of...

The true cost of food

7/2/18

How much should food cost? The answer may seem simple: less! But if we pay less for food than it costs to grow, who bears that difference?Americans...

At Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA), we talk often about our local food system, which refers to the regional web of businesses...

CISA grows

2/27/18

This year, CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture) celebrates 25 years of supporting Pioneer Valley farms and working to build a...



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