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Coronavirus Hits Western Massachusetts Farm Economy

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    The coronavirus pandemic has impacted agriculture.

     Farms have lost big customers as restaurants, colleges, and winter farmers’ markets have closed.

    In western Massachusetts, CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture) has announced it will reopen in April its Emergency Farm Fund.

   WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Phil Korman, CISA’s Executive Director.

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