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Great Falls Festival (Pumpkinfest) | Turners Falls | October 20

Oct 17 2018
The 2018 Great Falls Festival (Pumpkinfest) Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA Saturday, October 20, 2:00pm-9:00pm
9th Annual Great Falls Festival/Pumpkinfest features: – Beer Garden – Free Kids Activities – Free Pumpkin Decorating – 150 food and craft vendors – 3 live music stages – 2 performance stages – Pumpkin display
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Apprenticeship Opportunities: Glynwood

Oct 16 2018
Published by under Agriculture, Jobs
Glynwood’s on-farm livestock and vegetable apprenticeships provide a solid foundation in sustainable agricultural practices. Designed for aspiring farmers with some previous experience, apprentice education focuses on farm management as well as business skills. Apprentices are expected to work as a field crew and participate in all educational offerings, as [continue reading]

Farmland matchmaking

Oct 16 2018
The Recorder, October 9, 2018, by Richie Davis
Sweetwater Farm in Petersham traces its roots back nearly 270 years to Sylvanus Howe, whose fields fed colonial soldiers in the Revolutionary War with wheat and beef.
Karen Davis and her husband bought what had been the Coolidge dairy farm for 66 years, [continue reading]

Events at the Trustees of Reservations | July – October 2018

Oct 15 2018
Last updated Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 12:15 am.
Date Event Location Region Category 10/20/2018 William Cullen Bryant: Poet, Editor & Conservationist William Cullen Bryant Homestead Pioneer Valley History, Art & Culture 10/20/2018 Dinner in the Barn: Farm to Table Meal with Wheelhouse & The Trustees William Cullen Bryant Homestead [continue reading]

‘I create characters through clothing’: Springfield native, ‘Black Panther’ costume designer Ruth E. Carter visits STCC

Oct 15 2018
Ruth E. Carter was in Springfield for Springfield Technical Community College’s first Comic Fest.
SPRINGFIELD — Anyone looking for advice on how to get into fashion design school, or how to sew a prom dress, should not ask Ruth E. Carter.
“I didn’t study fashion, I can barely sew, I am not a fashion [continue reading]

Interview: American Farmland Trust

Oct 13 2018
http://www.buylocalfood.org/upload/news/2018/American.Farmland.Trust.10.8.2018.mp3
WRSI, October 8, 2018. Nathan L’Etoile of the American Farmland Trust (and Four Star Farms in Northfield) joins Monte and Phil to discuss how the federal Farm Bill is developed and what impacts it has on [continue reading]

Hawley Bog in Fall | Hawley | October 14

Oct 12 2018
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Hawley Bog in the Fall Sponsored by Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries Sun, October 14, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Register  to attend.
photo credit Nellie Wilson
“At an elevation of 1,800 feet, Hawley Bog resembles the cold bogs of Canada. Come learn the history of the area and visit this [continue reading]

Jones Library Seeking Artist for 2019 season | Amherst | Application deadline October 16

Oct 11 2018
Call to Artists: The Burnett Gallery at the Jones Library in Amherst is seeking artists to apply for their 2019 gallery season Submission Due Date: October 16, 2018 Submission Fees: none To Apply: www.joneslibrary.org/205/Application-to-Exhibit
“The Burnett Gallery monthly exhibits display the work of community artists and crafts people, who exhibit [continue reading]

Brattleboro Literary Festival | October 11-14

Oct 10 2018
The Brattleboro Literary Festival October 11-14 at locations throughout downtown Brattleboro, includes events for kids and adults. This festival is free and open to the public.
Check out the schedule for more details about each event.
You can also find more details on their [continue reading]

Senior Walk at Conway Hills Wildlife Sanctuary | October 16

Oct 9 2018
Oct 16th, 2018 – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Conway Hills Wildlife Sanctuary Route 116 Conway On Tuesday, October 16th from 12:00 to 2:00 PM, Hilltown Land Trust, in collaboration with Field Memorial Library and Conway’s Council on Aging, invites youthful seniors, along with their friends… [continue reading]

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