TASTE OF COMPASSION – POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW
- Taste of Compassion – Edwards Church
When: Saturday, January 28, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Where: Susan P Dickerman Hall
Edwards Church 39 Edwards St. in Saxonville
(Next to Stapleton School)
With the growing awareness of the value of plant-based eating, perhaps your new year’s resolution will include changes to your diet.
Come taste an exciting array of creative and delicious vegan dishes. Talk to the chefs and get some new recipes to add to your repertoire. Gluten-free options available.
Suggested donation: $5
Plant-based eating has benefits for:
- your health
- the planet — through reduction of greenhouse gases
- your fellow animals
Give it a try!
Co-sponsored by Open Spirit
- FREE Movie: True Cost
When: Saturday, October 15th, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: FireSeed Arts, 2 Watson Place
(Building 7 in the Saxonville Mills. Map)
See a film that will open your eyes to the true cost of fast fashion This 2015 documentary by Andrew Morgan shines a light on what feeds shoppers’ desires for cheap clothing, and the consequences of those choices.
Join us to consider the question of what we can do to break the cycle of demand, consumption, and waste.
Refreshments will be served! Suggested donation $5 for the filmmakers!
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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!
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
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.
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.
Fresh Food for Framingham!