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Events: December 2010

Annual Farm to School Stakeholders Meeting

Tuesday, December 7 | 1:00PM - 3:00PM | Providence, RI | directions

This is an opportunity for farmers, food service providers, and distributors to talk about the successes and challenges of the farm to school program.

Hosted by Kids First at the DEM room 300: 235 Promenade St., Providence, RI.

Contact Kim Clark for more information.

SAMPLER TASTING from the Winter CSA

Saturday, December 11 | 1:30PM - 3:30PM | Stratford, CT | directions

What do Microgreens taste like? How do Shiitake Mushrooms grow in the winter? When does Maple Syrup come in? What is in Bodhichitta Farms winter CSA? Come try samplers from the farm and see what Cookies for a Cause will provide for cancer patients. We will have tasting along with hot chocolate and spiced cider.

Hosted by Bodhichitta Farms at the The Center for Naturopathic Medicine: 3335 Main Street, Stratford, CT.

Contact Whitney at (203) 758-0768 or by e-mail for more information.

Arts + Eats #3

Tuesday, December 14 9:00PM - Wednesday, December 15 12:00AM | Providence, RI | directions | website

Join us for a friendly evening of good food and good art that benefits farm-to-school and farm-to-hospital initiatives at Farm Fresh Rhode Island.

$20 ticket includes appetizers from Local 121, beer from Newport Storm and Newport Vineyards wine.

http://www.farmfreshri.org/about/arts+eats.php

Hosted by Farm Fresh RI at the Craftland: 235 Westminster St, Providence, RI.

Contact Christie at (401) 312-4250 for more information.

New England Farmers Union Annual Meeting

Wednesday, December 15 8:00PM - Thursday, December 16 12:00AM | Leominster, MA | directions

Please join members of the New England Farmers Union as we reflect on the past year of our work and make plans for our future. NEFU members will have an opportunity to review and ratify our new policy book, which will shape our work in coming years. We’ll hear from National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson, MA State Representative Steve Kulik, Paul Lacinski and Amy Klippenstein from Sidehill Farm, and others, about the importance of ensuring that New England’s ag community is heard when ag policy decisions are made in Washington. Business meeting and policy discussion is from 5-6, followed by a light dinner. Speakers’ presentations from 7-9 p.m.

Hosted by New England Farmers Union at the Doyle Conservation Center: 325 Lindell Avenue, Leominster, MA.

Contact Cayte McDonough at (413) 625-3051 for more information.