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Mahaiwe Tent

Parties & Openings

Nov. 18 – Pittsfield
Festival of Trees

Nov. 15 – G. Barrington
Indwe Learning Center Benefit

Nov. 11 - Chatham
PS21 Gala

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The NE Community Center Holds Its First CSA Fair And Potluck

Sarah Ellen Rindsberg reports from Millerton. Heirloom tomatoes, garlic scapes and beets were just some of the mouth-watering foods brought to the table at the first ever CSA Fair and Potluck at the North East Community Center on January 28. The event was an opportunity for residents to meet local farmers, learn more about CSA (community supported agriculture) and find out what nearby farms are planting for the 2015 growing season. “Our intention was to discover what each farm’s CSA offers,” said Piper Broderick, who came with a friend to evaluate shares. Farmers relished the opportunity to discuss their wares with potential customers. Julie Kunz of Herondale Farm highlighted another benefit of the event, the chance to “see other farmers and share marketing tips.” Chaseholm, Hawk Dance, Herondale, Ten Barn, Olde Forge, Full Circus and MX Morningstar farms were all on hand to explain their offerings. Some offer a choice of greens, others, full and half shares of vegetables, meats, dairy items, fruits and other goods. Above, NECC Executive Director Jenny Hansell, Betsey McCall, Director of Farm and Food Programs/Jr. High Clubs at NECC, and Carol Sadlon, co-proprietor of The Moviehouse.

Christine Pizzuti and Kevin Ferry of Olde Forge Farms; Diane Creed of Hawk Dance Farm, with Kate Shanley and Piper Broderick.

Taryn Cocheo, Andrew, Ella, Charlotte and Samantha of No. 9 Restaurant & Inn; Jerry Peele and his daughter-in-law, Julie Kunz, of Herondale Farm with Sam Busselle.

Pod containing dried beans which will be planted next season.

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