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Friday, January 29, 2010

Great Brook Farm awarded $30,000 for sustainable agriculture

  Representative Cory Atkins (D-Concord) is pleased to announce that the state Department of Agricultural Resources has awarded $30,000 to Great Brook Farm in Carlisle as a part of its Agricultural Environmental Enhancement Program (AEEP). This money will be used to enhance sustainable agriculture practices.

AEEP funds water quality programs and practices that promote energy efficiency, water conservation and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Farmers selected to participate are reimbursed for the approved costs of materials up to $30,000. ∆

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