Posts By: Corrie Williamson

Get a Project Done: Send Us Your Work Party Proposals!

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Dear Friends of AERO and Food and Ag Task Force Members, Do you have a food, farm, or agricultural project you want to see completed while educating and building community? Let us help! Last summer, AERO had the unique opportunity to help some of our members make a long-standing dream a reality. In July, we… Read more »

Please Share: AERO Will Extend Search for Executive Director


Dear Friends: After an initial application and interview process, we have chosen to extend our search for the right person to lead AERO as Executive Director. Over the past two years, AERO has grown in staff size, program capacity, and membership, and we are looking for a passionate, capable leader to carry that momentum forward…. Read more »

AERO Annual Report and Letter from Board Chair

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AERO Board President’s Report: AERO is rocking the Kasbah! It’s time to jump on the train and get involved in some of this awesomeness. The board met for our annual yearly planning meeting at a rustic cabin in Seeley Lake. There, surrounded by piles of snow and while throwing more logs on the fire, we… Read more »

Upcoming Food Safety Trainings


Thanks to Betsy Miller, the Montana Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Specialist, for the consolidated list! Food Safety Trainings Ongoing Certified Food Protection Manager Trainings:  Click here Feb. 6 – Wholesale Success: a program designed to help small and mid-acreage fruit and vegetable farmers with one of the biggest challenges they face: growing their business! This class will… Read more »

Support Clean Energy During the Legislative Session!


Friends, we know you movers and shakers out there are working hard for change on so many levels and in so many sectors, but we hope you’ll take some time to support clean energy initiatives in our state during the 2017 legislative session. Economically, environmentally, politically, now is the time to work to make our… Read more »

Interested in starting a market garden, small nursery business, or locating greenhouse space in Red Lodge?

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AERO friend Martha Brown, Red Lodge Area Food Partnership Council leadership team member and former AERO board member, writes of this exciting opportunity: “We are completing the purchase of a seven acre property on the north end of Red Lodge that has plentiful growing space, four 18’ x 68’ heated and ventilated greenhouses, and a… Read more »

Survey: help us make more poultry processing equipment available in Montana!

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Help us out with an exciting, member-driven project! If you are interested in raising small-scale (non-commercial) poultry for meat, please take a few moments to fill out this short survey. The MT Poultry Co-op currently has sets of poultry processing equipment available for use by its members in Ronan, Great Falls & Livingston. The AERO… Read more »

AERO is Hiring a Full-Time Program Manager!

JOB TITLE: Program Manager WORK STATUS: Exempt, 1.0 FTE The Program Manager is responsible for management and ongoing development of AERO’s statewide sustainable agriculture and energy programs. The rewards of the position include: the opportunity to gain and share knowledge and actively contribute to the movement building sustainable communities in Montana; an outlet for creativity… Read more »