“It’s Ghana Be Good” March 28 OLLI Program

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Hank Kaestner, Retired Spice Buyer and International Birder, will present the OLLI-Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program “It’s Ghana Be Good” on Tuesday, March 28, at 2 p.m., at the Nolin Murray Center, next to St. Mary’s Church, … Continued

Sugaring in the old days

I met many farmers when buying antiques in the 70s. Visiting a farmer on antiques business had to wait ‘til between seasons. Spring was planting crops, summer haying, and harvest in the fall. Don’t bother them then, I learned. This … Continued

River steward meet and greet

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC) invites you to meet your River Stewards throughout the watershed and learn about upcoming priorities in support of a healthier, cleaner Connecticut River in 2023. The organization has several new staff … Continued

Monadnock Grows Together Spring Workshop Series

WALPOLE, N.H. – Monadnock Grows Together is a free local resource for gardeners and small-scale urban farmers looking for advice, information, and support. Monadnock Grows Together is excited to announce a free five-part spring workshop series, registration required.   BCS … Continued

Farm equipment rental program and field day

WALPOLE, N.H. – The Cheshire County Conservation District (CCCD) is proud to continue to offer its fleet of farm rental equipment to the agricultural community for another growing season. This is a valuable cost-saving service to local growers that supports … Continued

SoVerA to host astronomy seminar series

CHESTER, Vt. – Southern Vermont Astronomy (SoVerA) will be hosting a four-part mini-series on four consecutive Fridays at the Whiting Library in Chester, starting March 24. Each program will begin at 6 p.m. SoVerA members Rick Bates, Rick Hunter, and … Continued

Maple sugaring at Kurn Hattin Homes

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Maple sugaring is a long-standing tradition at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children. Getting started early in the morning and on weekends during the maple season, Farm Manager Real Bazin gets the sap boiling. He’s been doing this … Continued

Preventing falls among our elderly

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – In the course of a year Londonderry Volunteer Rescue Squad (LVRS) responds to many calls involving members of our elderly community who have fallen in their homes, sometimes resulting in serious injury. Here are some commonsense tips … Continued

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