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Maria & Friends: Planting Seeds One of our favorite artists, Maria Sangiolo, has gotten a bunch of her friends together to create a new album all about farms and gardens. The resulting project, Planting Seeds, is an amazing compilation of songs about the earth, gardening, and eating right. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this CD is also going to benefit the good work of the Northeast Organic Farming… Read More

Food Preservation Workshops in the Pioneer Valley: Sept. 19th, 2009 Cummington Community House 33 Main Street, Cummington, MA The workshop in Cummington will be taught by Kathy Harrison who is author of “Just in Case: How to be Self-Sufficient When the Unexpected Happens.” Workshop highlights include using a dehydrator to put by vegetables, canning sauces and preserves using water bath canning, pickling techniques for delicious condiments that can complement the main meal,… Read More

Families Can Learn About Local Milk Production During Raw Milk Dairy Day: Saturday, September 12th, 2009 Nine Massachusetts raw milk dairies will open up their farms for tours and other activities. Learn why raw milk tastes so good and why it’s so good for you! Meet your farmers and their cows and get to know where your food comes from. Organized by the Northeast Organic Farming Association, Massachusetts Chapter. For more information… Read More

SUGGEST AN EVENT If you have a family-friendly event or educational program happening in Western Massachusetts that you’d like to let us know about, post your event on our “Suggest An Event” page. The events below are “suggested.” Please take the time to confirm that these events are happening, along with time, location, age appropriateness and costs before attending FEATURED EVENT The Northeast Organic Farming Association hosts their summer conference this Friday-Sunday,… Read More

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