Monthly Archives: March 2012

Values-Based Food Supply Chains in Western Montana

AERO on the Air, What's New

There is a sense of change in the air and it is not just spring coming.  There is a change happening and it is about the food we eat. The Montana local food movement is shifting gears and is moving … Continue reading

Helena Community Gardens to Host 5th Annual Grow Local Event

Events, Food and Agriculture News, What's New

On Tuesday, April 10th, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Helena Community Gardens invites the Helena community to attend a potluck and panel discussion at our 5th annual Grow Local event. The focus for the evening will be on creating … Continue reading

Spring issue of the Sun Times: Ads Available, Call for Submissions!

AERO Sun Times, What's New

The next issue of AERO’s newsletter, the Sun Times, will be issued in May. The Sun Times is as important as ever in our communications with members and other supporters. Printed newsletters are mailed to a list of more than … Continue reading

Help Out with the Food Mapping Project

Food and Agriculture News, What's New

AERO has partnered with the Montana Department of Agriculture on a food system mapping project. We are collaborating to produce an interactive database and maps that shows market information relating to local food, such as the names and locations of direct … Continue reading

Energy Audit Shows Homeowner How to Save Money

Energy News, Events, What's New

On March 28th, Paul Tschida of the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) performed an energy audit on AERO member Lynda Saul’s home. The audit was completed to show Lynda the best tactics for making her home more energy efficient in … Continue reading

A Community Partnership for Local Foods

AERO on the Air, What's New

As a MTCC VISTA serving with the NCAT FoodCorps Team, I work with the Red Lodge Area Food Partnership Council, helping the school purchase local food, and educating students about how their food choices affect their health, the environment, and … Continue reading