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  • Green Framingham United

    When: Sun, June 11, 3:30pm – 6:00pm
    Where: 2 Watson Place Building #7 Framingham (Saxonville)
    3:30pm – refreshments and make your own name tag using existing materials
    4:00pm – 6:00pm – Main Event

     

    This casual event will bringing together like-minded people that are playing a part in making Framingham more sustainable and resilient. The main goal is to get these people together to share ideas, build connections and just have a good time :)

    There are a lot of community and environmentally focused groups and individuals in our town, and we believe we can achieve significantly more if we knew each other better.

    Please use the “Share” button above to “Invite friends”, neighbors and/or colleagues who are interested in helping to make our community more sustainable.

    There will be short presentations by a number of organizations in town including:
    * Transition Framingham
    * First Parish Climate Action Team
    * Sudbury Valley Trustees
    * Framingham Action Coalition for Environmental Safety (FACES)
    * Others to be added as we confirm!

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Wednesday October 5th, 7:00pm

Framingham Public Library: Costin Room

Seed Lending Library Talk

Tuesday September 20, 7:00pm
Christa McAuliffe Branch Library, Community Room

Tom Hanson from Hanson’s Farm, a fifth generation farm on Nixon Road in Framingham, will join us for an informal talk on The Hanson’s Tomato and Other Seed-saving Tips. Hanson’s Farm has a farm stand, farmers’ markets, pick-your own vegetables, and C.S.A. shares available. This will also be a chance for you to swap seeds or cuttings from your garden!

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When: Saturday, August 27th, 2 pm – 4 pm
Where: Butterworth Park, 90 Arthur St, Framingham 01702

We will provide tables for the food, plus plates, flatware, cups, water and lemonade. You bring a blanket, lawn chairs, etc. Fun to had by all :)

5th Annual Framingham Garden GardenTour2016_flyerTour!

When: Saturday, August 13th, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm*
Where: 24 Vernon Street

Thinking of starting or improving a veggie garden next year, or even this fall? Come tour our town’s community gardens as well as home gardens – each with different designs and focus. Get inspiration, ideas and advice from local gardeners.Carpool starts at the First Parish Community Garden.

*Tour all the gardens, or just one – adjust for your availability. Call 508-816- 3789 for more information on this year’s tour and route.
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Composting for Everyone: Beginner to Advanced

When: Thursday, June 9th, 7 to 8:30 PM
Where: Community Room, New McAuliffe Library, 746 Water St, Framingham

In this 75 minute workshop we explore many aspects of composting. We explain what compost is and how the break down process works. We will give tips and techniques for how to set up a home composting system including the various options for inside and outside containers to use. We will talk about compost maintenance and use of the end product and will explore more advanced techniques including worm composting. There will be ample time at the end of our presentation to answer questions from the audience.

 

Carrots

2nd Annual
Fresh Food for Framingham!

Read the follow-up blog post and the article in the Metrowest Daily News!


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