Monthly Archives: August 2013

Clean Energy Events – Sept. 9 & 11

Energy News, Events

AERO, MREA, and The Pew Charitable Trusts are co-sponsoring a series of clean energy events on Sept 9 and 11 in Missoula and the Bitterroot.  See below for details.  Hope you can make one or more of the events.  Note … Continue reading

The Benefits of Community Supported Agriculture

AERO on the Air

“When we talk about a strong local food system as beneficial, what do we mean? Economically, the direct link from grower to consumer allows our grocery dollars to remain local. Considering the high percentage of our incomes used for the purchase of food, this is significant. Many of our local CSA programs are able to accept SNAP Benefits creating access to members of our community with lower incomes.” Continue reading

Farm to Cafeteria Manual for Montana Now Available

Food and Agriculture News, What's New

AERO and NCAT have collaborated on a how-to guide for producers, foodservice, professionals, and local leaders interested in getting more fresh, local food into schools and other institutions. Download it here!

Montana Shares Raffle – Tickets Due by September 7th!

What's New

“25 years ago, some farsighted people from 11 non-profits got together and decided to create Montana Community Shares. That first year they raised $9,000. Through hard work and continued optimism, campaigns have grown over the years. Last year was $324,000, with our … Continue reading