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MCLA Activist Group Thanks Subway for Shifting to Antibiotic-Free Meat
By Nicholas Swanson, iBerkshires Intern
04:13PM / Friday, October 23, 2015
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — They may have looked like protesters, but the group standing in front of Subway on Thursday were really delivering a big thank-you.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts students had hosted one of 50 campaigns across the nation to thank Subway restaurants for switching to non-antibiotic produced poultry.

"We are educating [Subway] customers about this historic move that won't let farms use antibiotics on livestock and other farm animals," said Michael Basmajian, Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group campus organizer.

So students of MCLA's MassPIRG constructed a 10-foot "sub" out of cardboard and craft paper as a thank you to

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Greylock Mill Project Awarded 2 USDA Grants
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02:38PM / Thursday, October 22, 2015
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The owners of the Greylock Mill and city and regional development officials will be announcing nearly $200,000 in private and public funding next Tuesday toward the creation of a local foods production facility.

Latent Productions, an architectural and development firm out of New York City, purchased the century-plus mill this past summer as Greylock Works with the intention to transform it into a local produce market and processing facility, condominiums and a hotel.

The first phase is to be focused on the promotion of local food resources by transforming the former Weave Shed of the old textile mill into spaces for food production, sales and related

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