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Total loan: $8,000

Julia

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Charlemont, MA, United States / Agriculture

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A loan helped install an updated energy efficient propagation house.


Julia's story

Windy Ridge Farm is wholly owned and operated by Julia Lemieux. The company is a sole proprietorship. Organic growing has been a part of Julia’s life since childhood growing up on a farm in rural Western Massachusetts. She has worked on several vegetable and livestock farms. Julia also has years of professional landscaping experience. She is currently employed 25 hours weekly May-October by the Berkshire Community Action Council, a nonprofit in Pittsfield, MA as a city gardener maintaining six community gardens. In this position Julia serves as a community educator in Schools, Food Pantries and housing developments in low income neighborhoods of Pittsfield. With these groups, the overall goal is increased self-sufficiency through food growing education.