Wellesley Reads Together is a
key initiative of the Wellesley Free Library.
November 1, 7pm - 8:30pm, Wakelin Room
Reads Together: Be a Backyard Farmer--The Joy of Joining the
Sustainable Food Movement
Join Wellesley Natural
Resources Commission board member Ursula King and her special
guests to consider all the wonderful aspects of growing your own food!
Learn how to improve your family's health, teach your children the
science of the soil and plants, save money on groceries, reduce your
environmental impact, get outdoor exercise, and enjoy better-tasting,
more nutritious food. Wellesley's community gardens have long
waiting lists, but you can have your own backyard food garden with a
few square feet, a water source, and a little ti
me.Gardeners at all
experience levels are welcome. Free and open to the public. This
program is sponsored by the Wellesley Natural Resources Commission for
Wellesley Reads Together.
· Joan Newton,
farmer Natick Community Organic Farm
· Rob Fenton,
homesteader and soil mineralization aficionado
· Dr John Halamka , Brookside Community and home gardener
· Lemonia Fotiadis ,
Brookside Community gardener
November 3, 10am - 11am, Arnold Room
Reads Together Book Discussion
All are welcome to join a
discussion of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle:
A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, and
Steven L. Hopp.
November 3, 6:30pm - 8pm, Wakelin Room
Reads Together: Food for Thought
The Food Project (TFP) is a
Boston-area organization that has built a national model of engaging
young people in personal and social change through sustainable
November 4, 6pm - 8:30pm, Wakelin Room
Reads Together Film Series: What's On Your Plate?
What's on Your Plate?(2009) is
a documentary film directed by Catherine Gund
that follows two eleven-year-old girls through New York City as they
explore their place in the food chain.
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