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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Spring Fest, Book Club & Firewood Raffle

It kinda, sorta rained today.  The fields are actually wet right now!  So, I'm filled with joy and the belief that is actually Spring and not just fully Summer! And the best way to celebrate the Spring and the beginning of the farm season: SPRING FEST!  Yes! Come out the Powisset Spring fest, on May 30th from 10am-3pm! 
2015 crew! planting black currants!

At the Spring Fest, there will be: live music, food to eat, seedlings to buy for your garden, kids activities, farm tours and lots of vendors selling awesome food and crafts! There will even be a Kraut Mob! what!!?? Yes, a kraut mob...where you can learn, hands on, how to make your own sauerkraut! Come play at Powisset for the day and help us welcome the farm season with so. much. joy.

SPRING FEST!

When: Saturday, May 30th!
10am-3pm
Cost: for ttor members: $4/person, $10/family
for non-members: $5/person, $12/family
or...pay what you can. no one will be turned away from Spring fest!


BOOK CLUB!


Announcing Powisset Farm's 1st ever Monthly Book Group,  "FARM TO FABLE":


Itching to read and share books on planting, food chains, nutrition, and agriculture with your friendly farmers and fellow farm sharers?  All welcome to join us in unEARTHing the lost experience of using real ingredients in making a meal on Wednesday, May 27th7:00-9:00 for our kick-off meeting and book discussion of Michael Pollan's Cooked:  A Natural History of Transformation. 
 
For questions or future book suggestions, please contact Suzanne Greenwald or Anne Innis (suzannebgreenwald@gmail.comAnne.foss.Innis@gmail.com)



FIREWOOD RAFFLE AT SPRING FEST:
Kwilton Services is proud to be associated with the Trustees of Reservations
and the Powisset teams particularly. Xenia has known the farm and woods for
30 years having first come to Dover in 1985, Allan is a newcomer to the area
and country, having first visited the farm in 2007.

We make use of many of the reservations for walking with our dog and take
pleasure in showing visiting friends the work being done by the Trustees,
not just conservation, but education too, in various forms.

To help keep this work going forward, we are offering a mixed cord of red
and white oak and a little maple worth $300 last winter delivered to the
home of the winner of the raffle, but not stacked. The wood was cut about 16
months ago, so will be perfect for burning this coming winter. It is cut at
an average 16 inches long and split ready for use.

The price per number will be $5 or $20 for 5 numbers, all proceeds to the
Trustees of Reservations. We will be at the spring fest with the trailer
loaded, so all comers will be able to see what they are playing for.



Dates to remember and CSA information:

Spring Fest: Saturday, May 30th. 10am-3pm
Admission: for ttor members: $4/person, $10/family
for non-members: $5/person, $12/family

First day of CSA and Farm Stand: June 9th!
first pick-up days: June 9th, 11th, & 13th

New member orientation: 
June 6th: 10:30-11:30
the tour & orientation starts promptly at 10:30 and last about an hour!
Come learn about our farm and what you can expect from your CSA experience.

Summer Barn Dinner:
Saturday, June 20th, 6:30pm
this is a potluck dinner at powisset farm in our barn! so fun! to reserve your spot or spots, please email Tod at: toddimmick@gmail.com  


Powisset Photo Contest!

Calling all Photographers!  

The Powisset Farm Photo Contest is Here!

Attention all photo enthusiasts: you are invited to enter our new Powisset Farm Photo Competition!  Register and bring in your photos by the new deadline of June 19. Exhibition and judging in the kitchen area will take place from June 20 through the Saturday CSA distribution day on July 25.  All photographs must be taken at Powisset Farm (anywhere on the 100 acre property).  Photographers of all skill levels are welcome. For complete show guidelines, and to register, email toddimmick@verizon.net

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