READ! GROW! EAT!
North Brookfield Reads Together
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle ~ A Celebration of Local Food, Farms, & Gardens
Haston Free Public Library ~ Spring 2010
Copies of Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle are available at the Library and at selected locations in town. Events will be at the Haston Free Public Library, unless otherwise noted. All programs are free. For more information, contact the Library at (508) 867-0208
MARCH ~ LOCAL FOOD
Mon., March 1, 7:00 pm
Wed., March 10, 7:00 pm
Sat., March 13, 1:00-3:00 pm
Wed., March 17, 7:00 pm
Sat., March 20, 10:00 am–Noon
Tues., March 23, 3:00 pm
Thurs., March 25, 7:00 pm
Sat., March 27, 1:30 pm
Tues., March 30, 7:00–9:00 pm
Wed., March 31, 1:30–2:30 pm
APRIL ~ FARMS & GARDENS
Sat., April 3, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
Thurs, April 8, 7:00 pm
Mon., April 12, 3:30 pm
Wed., April 14, 9:00 am
Wed., April 14, 7:00 pm
How Subsidized Corn Drives Our Fast-Food Nation. Movie & Discussion.
Tues., April 20, 12:45–4:30 pm
Tour of Overlook Farm: Heifer Learning Center
in Rutland, MA Lambing Season, Goat Kids, Global Village, Sustainable Agriculture! Vacation week fieldtrip for all ages, pre-K to seniors. Space is limited. Call the library by April 10 to reserve tickets and seats on the bus.
Thurs., April 22, 1:00–4:00 pm
Sat., April 24, 1:00–2:00 pm
Edible Container Gardens:
Workshop with Landscape Designer Louise Garwood. Design & plant beautiful herbs to take home. Planting materials provided free of charge. Sign up in advance at the library to reserve a spot.
Mon., April 26, 3:30 pm
Tues., April 27, 12:30–1:30 pm
Edible Container Gardens:
Workshop with Landscape Designer Louise Garwood. Design & plant beautiful herbs to take home. Planting materials provided free of charge. Sign up in advance at the Senior Center to reserve a spot.
Thurs., April 29, 7:00 pm
MAY ~ CELEBRATE!
Sat., May 1, 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Sat. May 1, 11:00, 1:00, & 3:00
Warren Farm & Sugarhouse:
May Day Festival Walking Tours. Guided one-hour tours of a the workings of a small New England farm not far from the library
The North Brookfield Youth Center will also hold a book discussion about Animal, Vegetable, Miracle as well as lead upcoming related programs for North Brookfield Elementary School students.
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These programs are brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Additional funding has been provided by The Friends of the Haston Free Public Library, Inc.