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Events: October 2017

Global Harvest Festival

Sunday, October 1 | 10:00AM - 4:00PM | Rutland, MA | directions | website

Heifer Farm’s annual Global Harvest Festival is a fun-packed cultural celebration for all ages! This festive weekend features international crafts and games in the Global Village, live music, delicious food, hay rides to the pumpkin patch and, of course, all the farm animals. Live bands will play on the main stage throughout the festival and the Dale Perkins Horse Show will perform daily. Bands include Boston-based Kat Kennedy, and local groups The Hip Swayers, Hard to Say, Deux Amis, and Lalla Rookh. Admission: $10/adult, $5/child (3-10 yrs.), 2 & under free

Hosted by Heifer International at the Heifer Farm: 216 Wachusett Street, Rutland, MA.

Contact Heather Packard at (508) 886-5000 or by e-mail for more information.

Harvesting Hope

Tuesday, October 3 | 6:00PM - 8:30PM | East Providence, RI | directions | website

Join event co-chair Matt Varga, executive chef at Gracie’s, in celebrating and savoring local, sustainably grown, nutritious food. Harvesting Hope, Southside Community Land Trust’s annual fundraiser, will feature seasonal small plates designed by Chef Varga, wines and cocktails by Bottles Fine Wine and beer brewed for the event by Revival Brewery. Silent auction, special guests and more. Tickets support SCLT’s work to help all Rhode Islanders (especially those living in food deserts) be able to grow or buy fresh, affordable food, and reap the benefits of a healthy diet.

Hosted by Southside Community Land Trust at the Squantum Association: 947 Veterans Pkwy., East Providence, RI.

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