A few dates that I’ve put on my calendar for 2015 and highly recommend them to you:

Health Starts Here

  • Where: Manchester Community College on Main, 903 Main Street, Manchester
  • When: Thursday, January 8th 6:00 to 7:30 pm
  • $20/person, reservations required (windhillfarmcom@gmail.com) BYOB
  • Sponsored by: Wind Hill Community Farm, Inc. a 501c3 nonprofit organization

The event is a demonstration on healthy eating! It features Alexandra Dilling, the Healthy Eating Specialist from Whole Foods Market, Inc. and Krista MacGregor, Integrative Health Advisor and Coach and Founder of Ki-Elements.  They will present a discussion on healthy eating and will prepare small plates using “Super Foods” and “Nutrient-Dense Foods” that are good for you and that taste good, too.

Menu

  • Guacomole and Fresh Vegetables
  • Jicama, Black Bean, and Quinoa Salad
  • Shrimp & Pineapple Ginger Rice
  • Raw Food Chocolate

On Friendly Turf

Part I: Before you sign your lawn care contract…

The Land Heritage Coalition of Glastonbury, Inc. presents the first in a two-part series on sustainable lawn care.

  • When: February 10, 2015
  • Where: Glastonbury Riverfront Community Center, 300 Welles St.
  • Time: 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Free and open to the public
  • Get the facts about the impact of lawn chemicals and sustainable alternatives
  • Learn about one Canadian town’s approach to the use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers
  • Featuring highlights of A Chemical Reaction, a documentary film followed by expert commentary and questions & answers.
  • Reflections and commentary by Louis Burch, Citizen Campaign for the Environment and Amy O’Rourke, Project Greenlawn in Middletown, Connecticut.

Part II, Sustainable Lawn Care, is April 1, 2015, 7:00 p.m. at Glastonbury Riverfront Community Center