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TASTE OF COMPASSION – POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW

  • green and red healthy food 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

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    When: Saturday, October 15th, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Where: FireSeed Arts, 2 Watson Place
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    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.

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Tuesday September 20, 7:00pm
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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 :)

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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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