Take a New England Ocean adventure from 7 Seas Whale Watch & Harbor Tours sailing daily out of Gloucester Mass. Located just an hour north of Boston at the end of Route 128, featuring a state-of-the-art GPS system that lets you follow along on your journey through the whales feeding grounds. Visit the website for more information.
Spindle Rock River Rats Saturday, July 11, 2015, 7:30 pm, doors open 7 pm Paskamansett Concert Series at the Dartmouth Grange 1133 Fisher Road, Dartmouth, MA firstname.lastname@example.org 401-241-3793 http://paskamansettconcertseries.weebly.com/ www.facebook.com/PaskamansettMusic $15 general admission ($12 for kids under 18, seniors 60 and over, and college kids), and $35 family admission also available. The Spindle Rock River Rats play an eclectic blend of bluegrass, old-time, folk, popular, western and fiddle tunes. The Rats include Woody Underwood on fiddle, Polly Gardner on bass, Steve Brauch on mandolin, Borden Snow on five-string banjo, Ransom Griffin on guitar, Maury May on guitar, Brad Jenkins on tenor banjo, and Juergen Hallemeier on accordion, with everyone helping out on vocals! https://youtu.be/UyP4WqDXZ9I
Learn about profitable, small-scale vegetable production throughout the 2015 growing season at Brix Bounty Farm. Participants will see and experience how Brix Bounty's production evolves from early season fertility and plant propagation to mid-season management and fall harvest rhythms. The workshops will focus on the practices and key information essential to grow and sustain this commercial farm. Each workshop will build on information presented in previous sessions. Attendees are highly encouraged to register for the full series. Workshop 1: March 29 - Finding Your Niche and Honoring Your Passion: Crop Enterprise Budgets; Planning the Season; Greenhouse Seedling Production; and "Bio-Builder" Field Sprays - a focus on alliums, lettuce, and tomato starts in the greenhouse. Workshop 2: June 14 - Fertility Foundations: Dry Mineral Applications & In-Season Management (Crop Monitoring, Water Management, and Foliar Sprays) - a focus on alliums, lettuce, and tomatoes. (Includes discussion on lettuce harvest and post-harvest management, allium varieties and distribution schedule throughout the season, and tomato succession management) Workshop 3: September 13 - Enterprise Analysis & Profitability and Fall Fertility Practices Including Soil Analysis - a focus on alliums, lettuce, and tomatoes. (Includes season extension with late blight resistant tomatoes, downy mildew resistant fall lettuce varieties, and leek harvesting efficiencies) Brix Bounty Farm, founded in 2008, produces 5+ acres of vegetables marketed primarily on the farm, through summer and winter CSA and an honor system farm stand. Growing practices emphasize investments in fertility improvements to produce nutrient rich vegetables. The farm established new roots in 2014 on a 10-acre footprint within a larger APR protected farm in Dartmouth, MA. About the presenter: Derek Christianson is the farmer at Brix Bounty Farm in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. He has been farming in the Northeast for the past 13 seasons, relocating to the South Coast from Hawthorne Valley Farm in New York. Derek and his wife Katie started Brix Bounty Farm in 2008. Derek serves on the farm committee and as a project consultant for the Dartmouth YMCA Sharing the Harvest Community Farm, is on the NOFA/Mass board, SEMAP board, the Southeastern Environmental Education Alliance (SEEAL) board, and the town of Dartmouth's Agricultural Commission. More Info: This hands-on workshop is both in and outdoors, so please be prepared for possible inclement weather. **Optional potluck at 5:30pm. Bring a dish to share a plate, cup, utensils and your own drink. Pre-registration is required unless arranged by phone with organizer. For more information, Glenn Oliveira, Education Events Organizer, at email@example.com or 774-678-9644. Refund Policy: Refunds are given up until 10 days prior to the event minus a 15% processing fee. No refunds are provided within 10 days of event. To Join Nofa/Mass goto www.nofamass.org/membership
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