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Solar Thermal on Farms Workshops Inspire Action

Solar Thermal on Farms workshops coordinated by the Massachusetts Farm Energy Program (MFEP) on March 27 and April 2 brought together a diverse group of agriculturists that included dairy, vegetable, fruit and livestock farmers. The atmosphere of the workshops was positive and upbeat, with all of the attendees enthusiastic to learn about solar thermal technologies, […]

Workshop: Solar Thermal on Farms

Hosted by the Massachusetts Farm Energy Program Come learn about solar thermal technologies, applications and benefits for your farm, as well as funding opportunities! Two locations: March 27, 9:30am – 12:30pm Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (Click Link for Directions) 101 University Drive, Suite C4, Amherst Or April 2, 9:30am – 12:30pm UMass Cranberry Experiment Station (Click […]

REAP Grants Available for Farmers: Deadlines in April and June

The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) provides financial assistance to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to purchase, install, and construct renewable energy systems, and make energy efficiency improvements to non-residential buildings and facilities. REAP recently announced two deadlines for their annual renewable energy and energy efficiency grant and loan guaranty program. One for April […]

Grant Information and Writing Workshops for Farmers

Interested in grants for energy efficiency and renewable energy for your farm? The Massachusetts Farm Energy Program is conducting information sessions about the Rural Energy in America Program (REAP) this month. Please let us know if you are interested in attending – or have any other questions about solar power for your farm. We hope to […]