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Events: August 2016

Farm Energy Workshop

Tuesday, August 2 | 5:30PM - 6:30PM | West Greenwich, RI | directions

Join us to visit three successful Rhode
Island farm businesses with a focus on
Farm Energy Programs. Topics will
•Applying to USDA NRCS for funding
and technical assistance for farm
energy improvements.
•Farm Energy programs available
from Rural Development and the
Resource Conservation and
Development Council (RC&D).
•Maximizing your farm’s energy
•Meet representatives from various
•Events are free, but please register for event

Hosted by SRICD at the Breene Hollow Farm: 21D Victory Highway, West Greenwich, RI.

Contact Jake Peterson at (401) 500-0422 or by e-mail for more information.

Bridgewater, CT Annual Country Fair

Friday, August 19 8:00AM - Sunday, August 21 6:00PM | Bridgewater, CT | directions | website

The Bridgewater Country Fair brings charm and heart to a traditional fair. And this year we celebrate our 65th year, so there are even more events, music, activities, NEW foods, NEW vendors and full of surprises!

The weekend kicks off with the Fireman’s Parade on Friday night. Then the weekend is filled with activities and entertainment, amazing food, RIDES, GAMES, music, LIVESTOCK, shopping, arts and crafts, Mechanical Bull, pig racing, exhibits, motocross, shows, ZIP LINE, Archery, contests and MORE.

Check out the full details on our website and keep up to date with new additions on Facebook!

Hosted by Bridgewater, CT Country Fair at the Bridgewater, CT Fairgrounds: 100 Main Street South, Bridgewater, CT.

Contact Keri Peloso at (203) 617-5327 for more information.

Raising Alpacas

Tuesday, August 23 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM | Swansea, MA | directions | website

Join Dave Rose for an Alpacas 101: alpacas introduction into this country, lifespan, care and feeding, breeding and birthing, as well showing alpacas and using their fiber to make many different clothing products.

Space is limited. Pre-registration required.

Hosted by SEMAP at the Moonlight Rose Alpacas: 91 Chace St, Swansea, MA.

Contact Kendra Murray at (508) 971-7888 or by e-mail for more information.

Table to Farm

Wednesday, August 24 | 5:00PM - 10:00PM | Providence, RI | directions | website

Dine out after 5 pm on Wed., Aug. 24 at The Grange, and 100% of the food portion of your bill will be donated to Southside Community Land Trust. Not only will you enjoy locally grown, seasonally inspired, and seriously tasty dishes, but you'll support urban farmers, community gardeners, and programs that give all Rhode Islanders access to fresh, affordable, and healthy food.

Hosted by Southside Community Land Trust at the The Grange: 166 Broadway St., Providence, RI.

Contact Shana at (401) 273-9419 or by e-mail for more information.