NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Field Notes is a storytelling initiative featuring personal accounts from seven storytellers about food and farming in western Massachusetts.

These farmers tell their stories through poetry about how farming has affected their lives and communities.

22News spoke with the Communications Manager of Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA), Claire Morenon about Sunday’s event. “An event like this is individual persona stories and an opportunity for people to just come and hear them in a sort of one-on-one feeling way. It feels like an extension of our larger work which is about building a community around local farms, making it possible for people to be connected to the people who are growing their food and the land that it’s grown on.”

The showing was made accessible to guests with various needs by offering interpretation services for guests to watch the show in Spanish as well as a closed captioning link sent to viewers’ phones for people with hearing or visual impairments.