Posts By: Corrie Williamson

AERO Listed by Food Tank as among 116 Organizations to Watch in 2016

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The non-profit Food Tank highlights organizations that contribute to creating a more sustainable global food system, and they just released a list of 116 organizations making a difference. They note, “These organizations may not be well-known, but are deserving of the spotlight because of their vital contributions to creating a better food system.” AERO made… Read more »

Harvest Fundraising Update….

As of December 10th, AERO has reached $8,529 of our $20,000 match goal. We’re nearly halfway there, but we still need your help to meet our growth goal. Can you give, or help spread the word, here?

AERO Receives Growth Through Agriculture Grant


We are so excited to share that AERO is among the 12 businesses, farms, and organizations that received a grant from the Agriculture Development Council’s Growth Through Agriculture program which was established by the legislature to strengthen and diversify Montana’s agricultural industry by developing new agricultural products and processes. Read more here! AERO was awarded… Read more »

Harvest Fundraising Campaign Kicks Off!

AERO’s Harvest Fundraising Campaign is officially underway! Check your mailboxes for letters, and check back here for updates, as we’ll be charting our progress towards our goal of raising $20,000 to match donations given by some VERY generous AERO members! Thank you for all the work you do, AERONAUTS, supporting AERO and our communities. Share… Read more »

Clean Energy Educator Opportunity with AERO!


Love and believe in AERO’s mission? Want to lend a hand? AERO is partnering with The National Center for Appropriate Technology’s (NCAT) Energy Corps program to bring a corps member to AERO as a Clean Energy Educator! The member will conduct research, collaborate with statewide partners, develop a resource manual, and organize community clean energy… Read more »

Help Select the 2016 Expo & Annual Meeting Location

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Whether you attended this year’s Expo and Annual Meeting, or had to miss it, we want to hear where you’d be most excited, and most likely to attend, the 2016 Meeting! Please cast your vote in this VERY SHORT poll, to help us get the ball rolling on planning a great meeting for next time!… Read more »

AERO Elects New Board Members


At the 2015 Annual Meeting, AERO Members voted to elect Patti Armbrister, Grace Brogan, Shay Farmer, Michael McCormick, Katie Neskey, and Jeff Pernell to the AERO Board of Directors. We are so excited to have their energy and expertise helping to shape AERO, and hope you’ll take a few minutes to get to know them… Read more »

AERO Receives $100,000 Grant from USDA to promote Abundant Montana!

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AERO receives $100,000 grant from the US Department of Agriculture for 2015 Farmers Market Promotion Program for its Marketing Montana: Connecting Producers Program The US Department of Agriculture has just announced the recipients of its 2015 Farmers Market Promotion Program grants and the Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO) has been awarded $100,000 for its Marketing… Read more »