PeoplesBank Issues Annual Green Report
In honor of Earth Day 2016, PeoplesBank highlighted $70,000 in recent funding for green initiatives in Western Massachusetts. This includes support for construction of a living building through the Hitchcock Center for the Environment, CISA’s (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture) “Local Food For All” campaign, and “GreenNFit” through Revitalize Community Development Corp. The bank announced it has financed, to date, more than $96 million in wind, solar, and hydroelectric power generation projects. To celebrate Earth Day, free tomato plants and seeds were distributed to the public at several of the bank’s locations.