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Events: October 2018

Forestry Workshop

Wednesday, October 3 | 5:30PM - 6:30PM | Tiverton, RI | directions | website

Join us to visit the woodlots of a private landowner who is using active forest management to improve the health of their woodlots and increase their enjoyment of their propery. Topics will include:
 Forest Management Plans
 Managing for wildlife
 Federal funding opportunities
 Forest health challenges and how to approach them
 Creation of trails
 Thinning
 And many more!

Hosted by To provide information and technical assistance in order to encourage the people of Newport and Bristol Counties to conserve th at the Forest: 333 East Rd, Tiverton, RI.

Contact Sara Churgin at (401) 934-0842 or by e-mail for more information.

Herbal Remedies: Boost Your Immune System

Sunday, October 14 | 1:00PM - 3:30PM | Jamestown, RI | directions | website

Saturday, August 4, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 pm

Watson Farm, 455 North Main Road, Jamestown, R.I.

Join Herbalist Kristin Minto in a hands-on exploration of how to harvest and prepare common herbs and plants for making home remedies. Learn proper drying methods to preserve the highest quality possible for teas. Find out how to make your own tinctures, as well as the history and proper use of oils for preserving plants and making your own remedies. Under expert guidance, make your own sample to take home.

Third in three-part Herbal Remedies series, with first two on June 16 and August 4

$20 Historic New England members
$25 nonmembers

Advance tickets recommended. Please call 401-423-0005 ext. 3 for more information or buy online.

Hosted by Historic New England's Watson Farm at the Watson Farm: 455 North Road, Jamestown, RI.

Contact Jane Hennedy at (401) 423-0005 for more information.

Open Farm Day

Saturday, October 20 | 10:00AM - 5:00PM | South Dartmouth, MA | directions | website

Join us during one or all of our monthly Open Farm Days at RTB. These events are a great time to visit the farm, meet the team, purchase farm products from RTB and other local farmers, and be embraced by a like-minded community that is striving to create resilient communities for all to enjoy. Always free and open to the public!

Open Farm Days Include:
*A chance to visit the farm, the animals and meet the team
*Free, guided farm tour at 11am & 2pm
*Non-GMO & grass-fed meat
*Seasonal & chemical-free produce
*Local honey from hives on the farm
*MA maple syrup
*Herbal teas & tinctures... and much more!

Please Note – Payment is by cash or check only! We do not have the wi-fi connection necessary to accept credit cards on the farm.

Now accepting SNAP benefits!

Hosted by Round the Bend Farm at the Round the Bend Farm: 92 Allens Neck Road, South Dartmouth, MA.

Contact Hannah Wylie at (203) 598-5807 or by e-mail for more information.

Farming Organc, Panel Discussion

Sunday, October 21 | 1:00PM - 4:00PM | South Kingstown, RI | directions | website

At this event 4 farmers with over 45 years of combined experience in organic and sustainable farming will talk about the challenges and successes building an organic farm business. Is it a sign of the times that they are all women?

Join Camille Abdel-Nabi of Little River Farm, Diana Kushner of Arcadian Fields, Kelli Roberts of Roots Farm and Sarah Turkus of Sidewalk Ends Farm and the Young Farmer Network as they share their approaches to organic farming with ample time for questions and discussion from the audience.

Event is FREE. Please RSVP on line.

Please bring a non-perishable item or canned good to donate to the RI Community Food Bank.

Hosted by Northeast Organic Farming Assoc. of RI at the South Kingstown Land Trust Barn: 17 Matunuck Beach Rd, South Kingstown, RI.

Contact Kate Goodson at (401) 527-3420 or by e-mail for more information.