Monthly Archives: June 2011

Toward Fairness in Montana’s Farm Fields

AERO on the Air
Kiki Hubbard

Last month, Governor Schweitzer signed into law Senate Bill 218, a bill that received minimal attention during this year’s legislative session. This was in stark contrast to the 2009 session when a similar bill made national headlines. The issue is … Continue reading

Save the Date for AERO’s 2011 Energy Tours

Energy News, Events, What's New

AERO’s annual energy tours highlight energy conservation practices and renewable energy projects that make sense for home owners, small businesses, local governments, farmers, and ranchers. See wind turbines, solar panels, and efficiency projects up close. Talk to renewable energy dealers … Continue reading

Localvores Loco for Local

Food and Agriculture News, What's New

Great Falls Tribune, June 18th Written by: KRISTEN INBODY Photo: Audra and Eric Bergman are into their second growing season at Groundworks Farm. They enjoy working with a mix of animals and plants. TRIBUNE PHOTO/RION SANDERS Article

A Timeless Festival July 16th

Events, Food and Agriculture News
Timeless Festival Flyer, Page Two

More details on A Timeless Festival are now available. Mark your calendars- the Festival will be held at Timeless Seeds in Ulm, Montana on Saturday, July 16th!  

Growing Community Project – Garden Plans

Food and Agriculture News
Selma Held Plan

Two community gardens under development in Helena now have plans produced by AERO’s AmeriCorps VISTA Member, Caroline Wallace. The plans were developed with input from community members. Community meetings were held in April that included visioning sessions for the future … Continue reading

Save the Date for AERO’s 2011 Farm Tours

Events, Food and Agriculture News, What's New

AERO organizes annual farm tours that spur dialogue to help farmers and ranchers network among each other, as well as to build upon their leadership capacities by recognizing their outstanding contributions to Montana’s sustainable agricultural economy. This year, in partnership … Continue reading

Great Op-Ed on Helena’s Efficiency Goals

Energy News, Press Room, What's New

Time to re-energize city’s efficiency efforts By Stan Bradshaw and Patrick Judge, Your Turn helenair.com | Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2011 12:00 am The Alternative Energy Resources Organization recently held a conference on community energy initiatives taking place across Montana. … Continue reading

Heritage Poultry Workshops in Helena July 18-19

Events, Food and Agriculture News, What's New

The Lewis & Clark County Extension Office is offering a series of poultry workshops on July 18th and 19th.  Jim Adkins, poultry expert from the International Center for Poultry, is coming to Helena to do a two day workshop.  The … Continue reading