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December Agriculture Committee Report

The agriculture committee has much to discuss. A month ago, a member of the Agriculture Committee attended the bio fuel program at the East Nantmeal Township building,  We would like to put together a power point demo to show people how it works  and how to build your own. We would like to invite Karen […]

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September Ag Committee Meeting Minutes

Chester County League of Women Voters Agriculture Committee, Sept 6, 2015, 1PM-3PM Meeting Place:  Birmingham Meeting Present: Mary Ciarrocchi, Sarah   Caspar, Mina Johnson, Ginny Newlin, Alma Forsyth, Connie Eash   The Agenda: Sustainable Agriculture along the RTE 1 corridor Chester County Dept. of Health and Environment (issues with farmers) GMOs FDA grass fed beef  subsidy […]

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Report from July Chester County Ag Meeting

Tues July 7 Chester County Ag  Meeting at the Chester County Food Bank in Eagleview, Exton, PA Present: Sarah Caspar, Mary Ciarrocchi, Jason Mesiarik and Ally Antonini (Administrative Support and Government Programs Coordinator Chester County Food Bank) Ally explained to us what the Food Bank does, how many citizens are provided for by it, who the […]

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Agriculture Committee Seeking New Members

Revitalized by our success at the national level, the group would like to continue what we started in Chester County Pennsylvania. There is still much to do: Support for small organic farmers Work with Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Farming Helping local farmers understand the benefits of good practices with fertilization, pesticide use, riparian buffers and […]

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