MA: Two South Shore Farms Receive State Grants to Improve Energy Efficiency

Two local farms will be receiving state grants for projects that seek to improve energy efficiency.

The Baker Polito Administration announced that Fresh Meadow Farm in Carver and Rocky Maple Bogs in West Wareham have received funds through the Agricultural Energy Grant Program.

Fresh Meadow Farm will be receiving $25,000 for a 24.9 KW Photovoltaic system.

Rocky Maple Bogs has been awarded $10,000 to fund a 7.67 KW Photovoltaic system.

They were among 38 projects across the Commonwealth that received a total of $908,259.

State officials say the project, which is being run in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, is projected to save farmers over $200,000 annually and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by over 660 tons each year.


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Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.