Island Grown Recognized by EPA
Island Grown Initiative's food recovery program has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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Summer CSA Announced
Island Grown Initiative has announced a summer CSA (community-supported agriculture) program.
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Social Service Agencies Step Up Response to Islanders in Need
Louisa Hufstader
Social distancing is becoming routine on Martha’s Vineyard as social service agencies adjust to the coronavirus pandemic Food service agencies are readjusting.
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Hunkering Down, Reaching Out, Helping Islanders
Louisa Hufstader

As the coronavirus pandemic intensifies, Island agencies and nonprofits are finding new ways to reach the people they serve — without coming anywhere near them.

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Hard Truths and Creative Vision Add Up to Stunning Theatre
Louisa Hufstader
Radio storytelling took the stage on Friday and Saturday nights, when performance artist Dan Froot brought his acclaimed Pang! to the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse.
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Creative Living Award Honors IGI
Louisa Hufstader

On Monday evening Island Grown Initiative was honored with the annual Creative Living Award from the Permanent Endowment.

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Island Grown Initiative Wins Creative Living Award
Island Grown Initiative (IGI) will be the 2019 recipient of the Creative Living Award, the Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard announced this week.
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Food Waste Recovery Sets Ambitious Goals for Island
Holly Pretsky

Every year, 6,500 tons of food waste is shipped off the Vineyard at a premium. Leaders at the Martha’s Vineyard Food Waste Initiative and its partners aim to change all that.

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Planting a Seed, Cultivating an Idea
Holly Pretsky
Betsy and Jesse Fink know the power of a seed. The two philanthropists met in forestry school. They’ve also cultivated ideas, growing and nurturing them until they become forces in the world.
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Tackling the Problem of Hunger on a Bountiful Island
Louisa Hufstader
The Food Equity Network is an informal coalition of volunteers, social service agencies, faith communities and other nonprofits working together since the fall of 2016.
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