Posts By: Corrie Williamson

Support Clean Energy During the Legislative Session!

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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 »

Join us in Kalispell May 12: Growing Food Businesses Workshop & Regional Meeting

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If you’d like to register or share registration for our additional Growing Food Businesses Workshop: Opportunities Under Montana’s New Food Law in Kalispell on May 12th at the Museum at Central School, from 1 – 5:15pm, click HERE. The workshop is already half-full, so don’t wait: register today!     And don’t forget to join… Read more »

Save the Date and Keynote Announcement for 2016 Expo and Annual Meeting!

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We are thrilled to announce that Mary Berry, Executive Director of The Berry Center in Kentucky, will join us as the keynote for our 2016 Expo and Annual Meeting, held this year at the Red Lion Hotel in Kalispell, Montana, from October 7 – 9. The non-profit environmental magazine Grist recently named Mary one of… Read more »

Registration is live for the April workshops: “Growing Food Businesses: Opportunities Under Montana’s New Food Law”

Offered at four locations during the month of April, these workshops will explain the new opportunities Montana’s food entrepreneurs have gained from changes in state law passed by the 2015 Montana Legislature. The workshops are for retail food businesses and entrepreneurs, direct-market farmers, market masters, state and local health officials and educators, business and economic… Read more »