Friday, September 16, 2011

Beyond Plymouth/Nature + Earth stewardship events - coming up

Spinning @ Common Ground Fair
(All events available in calendar form). Although most events listed will be near Plymouth, we'll also include events that fit with the PACE outlook.

9.23  - 9.25
Common Ground Fair
Unity, Maine
Goats @ the Fair
Directions, rideshare, bike, train info @ link
It's such a unique event for all that's organic and fun, so I list it, tho it's in Maine - so worth the drive! (This fair has nothing to do with a similarly named group in Plymouth.)
Oxen - like whoa!

Sat 9.24 7:30PM
Robert Karp speaking on Biodynamics and Food
Biodynamics info
Waldorf School of Lexington
739 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA
(From Jen/Holmes Farm, Plymouth)

Chestnut Walk on Cape Cod
Free to all, 10am – 12pm
Where John Kenrick Woods, South Orleans, MA
Walk through a large chestnut stand - some that have survived...
Meet up at South Orleans MA Post Office (map) at 10 - walk will leave from there.
(South Orleans Post Office parking lot, behind the Hess gas station on Rte 28 - very near the intersection with Rte 39)

If you go, take photos and enter their 2011 Chestnut Photo Contest! Deadline: September 30, 2011
Contest info/PDF or ACF 

This next event sounds great...
10.21 - 10.23 2011
(Save $ Register by Sept 30)
New Bedford, MA
CONNECTING FOR CHANGE: A Bioneers by the Bay Conference Presented by the Marion Institute
A solution based gathering that brings together a diverse audience to create deep and positive change in their communities.

Scholarship request registration
Volunteer info (discounts! benefits!)

Inspiring videos: here and here!

Thanks to Kim, Holmes Farm/Plymouth for mentioning event to me~

Edible Foraging Walk with Russ Cohen 
Sponsored by South Shore Natural Science Center and North & South Rivers Watershed
Cost:  Members: $10/person
Non-members: $15/person
Sign up online
Meet at Willow Brook Farm, Pembroke. Directions available @ link.
"Willow Brook is home to many diverse habitats such as woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. So in addition to foraging for edible species, the group will see local flora and fauna found in each distinct habitat."
Limited parking available (carpooling advisable). Additional parking available at Herring Run. Wear comfortable shoes. Program suitable for families with children ages 10 and older.

10.2/2 Events
Fascinating Fungi with Dr. Lawrence Millman
Sponsored by Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Sun, Oct 2, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Registration not required

Magnificent Mushroom Walk
Sponsored by Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Sun, Oct 2, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Instructor: Lawrence Millman - mycologist, author
Fee: Adults $7.00m/ $9.00nm, Children $7.00m/ $9.00nm

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