By MAUREEN O’REILLY and MAX MARCUS
Published: 11/30/2019 11:00:52 AM
After a recent service at the First Congregational Church in Ashfield, some of the churchgoers gathered upstairs to make herbal medicines and thank-you cards for migrant agricultural workers throughout Pioneer Valley.
The church has partnered with the People’s Medicine Project, an organization that first began as a community garden and has since added additional educational pieces, said the project’s director, Leslie Chaison, who is also a congregant at First Congregational Church.
“We try to bridge wellness resources in our community with community need,” Chaison said, of the goal of People’s Medicine Project…[CONTINUE READING]