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  • A Sustainable Lifestyle

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    When: Tuesday, November 1st, 7 PM
    Where: McAuliffe Branch Library, 746 Water St., Framingham

    A talk about how individual actions can contribute to reducing climate change and lead to a happier, healthier life that aligns with everything that surrounds us.

    By Claudia Gustafson writer of The Happy Bee Blog

  • Another FREE Movie: Just Eat It

    When: Monday, November 7, 7 PM
    Where: Wayland Free Public Library (Raytheon Room)

    This thought and action provoking movie will be followed by a conversation of our food (waste) habits and what we can do to waste less food and create a more equitable food system through which all can have access to healthy, affordable food. Read More…

RECENT EVENTS:

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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.

 

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2nd Annual
Fresh Food for Framingham!

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


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