Upcoming Events

 


Head Start Growing & Backyard Homesteading

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SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2PM

Location: Great Road Farm & Garden, 687 Great Road, Littleton
Class appropriate for Adults, Teens
Led by Miqelle DeMeis, Director of Education, LCF

Itching to start growing? Need more space to start seeds?  Want to grow more of your own fresh produce? Join us Saturday, April 22nd, 2pm at Great Road Farm and Garden for a workshop on how to grow food STARTING NOW! We’ll discuss row covers, cold frames, hoop houses. We’ll also cover what crops work best for head start growing and how you can use season extension for your warm weather seedlings!

For more information, please email Miqelle DeMeis at mdemeis@littletoncommunityfarm.org

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2017 Volunteer Event

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THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 7PM

Location: Gallery 529, 529 King Street, Littleton

We are getting ready for our third growing season, and we would love your help in making it a successful year! As you know our mission is to reduce food insecurity in our community, educate and bring people closer to the land and each other. We do this by growing delicious food, offering educational programs and events, and through our seed library hosted at the Littleton library. Join us on April 27th at Gallery 529 to learn about our plans for the year and how you can help!

For more information, please email Aase Kaldestad at aase@littletoncommunityfarm.org

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Medicinal Herb Walk

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SATURDAY, MAY 20, 10:30AM-12PM

Location: Littleton Community Farm – meet at High Tunnel
Class appropriate for Adults, Teens
Limit 20 participants
Led by Jane Metzger, Assistant Director at the Herbal Academy, Bedford, MA

Part of the Hidden Treasures Program through Freedom’s Way National Heritage Area
www.disoverhiddentreasues.org

Do you ever wonder if the plants that grow wild here in Central Massachusetts have edible and medicinal properties?  Are you curious to learn and feel more confident about your plant identification skills?  We’ll take a walk on Littleton Community Farm and the surrounding Prouty Community Forest to see what medicinal plants are growing in the spring, spend some time discussing botanical identification, and explore the edible and medicinal properties of plants common to our region.

Rain or shine event-please dress accordingly with sturdy walking shoes.  We will be walking around the Farm, as well as the trails in Prouty Woods.

For more information, please email Miqelle DeMeis at mdemeis@littletoncommunityfarm.org

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Kids’ Herb Class

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SATURDAY, MAY 20, 1-2pm

Location: Littleton Community Farm – meet at High Tunnel
Appropriate for kids ages 8-12 or younger with caregiver
Led by Miqelle DeMeis, Director of Education, LCF

Part of the Hidden Treasures Program sponsored by Freedom’s Way Heritage Area  
www.discoverhiddentreasures.org

Growing food is a great way to learn about healthy eating habits, and to enjoy the outdoors. What better way to enjoy our food than learning about, cooking with, and planting herbs? Join us for a kids’ herb class where we will see, smell, touch, and taste these amazing garden companions!

Rain or shine, be sure to use bug spray and wear clothes that can get messy!

For more information, please email Miqelle DeMeis at mdemeis@littletoncommunityfarm.org

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