Tag Archives: Environmental Justice

Six Reasons to Support Urban Chickens

One of the FALPC’s priorities is to expand and improve urban agriculture in Worcester. This includes advocating for urban livestock such as the right to raise chickens. Why would we want to change zoning and ordinances to permit residents to … Continue reading

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Majora Carter Kicks Off Permaculture Conference

June 23-26th marked UMASS Amherst’s international conference, Permaculture Your Campus 2013, an event that examined “why and how permaculture design is being used as the guiding framework for some of the most cutting-edge sustainability programs around the world.” The conference kicked … Continue reading

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Majora Carter: “Economic Diversity Will Save Our Communities”

Just as I suspected, Majora Carter’s speech and presentation at Worcester State University this morning was awe-inspiring, motivating, exciting, and rejuvenating.  She was at WSU as part of their Courageous Conversations series and she presented on her life and work … Continue reading

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