Update on Local Farms, Food and Jobs Act

It’s growing season again – time to go out in search of farm markets and farm stands to purchase yummy local ingredients for your table. Besides treating your tasebuds to the freshest best tasting foods, supporting local farms and farmers keeps your food dollars in your community. And that is exactly what the Local Farms, [...]

Soldier On

Western Massachusetts is home to Soldier On. The Soldier On program operates two facilities. In Leeds, Massachusetts a 165-bed shelter is located in two buildings leased from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The Berkshire Veterans Residence in Pittsfield, Massachusetts provides transitional living space for 71 formerly homeless veterans. Both facilities are managed by formerly homeless [...]

Back to the Future

Seventy-six years ago, Democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt fought for re-election in a time of crisis. The question has been raised in today in moneylife magazine, Can Obama do a FDR? Click on FDR to hear what President Roosevelt had to say about the forces behind inequity for hard-working Americans in 1936. I think you’ll agree [...]