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Plant Sale!

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Need some help in the garden? Give us a call!

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Fresh Organic Apples!
Good news! The Farmstand will be open this Friday, Aug. 30th!

Certified Organic Apples- $2.75/lb.

Available varieties include:

Wealthy: (Heirloom) An apple for all uses: baking, sauce, cider, and eating. Special use as an excellent jelly apple due to high pectin levels.

Gravenstein: (Heirloom) Great for pie and sauce.

McIntosh: (Heirloom) A Classic New England apple for all purposes.

Available Herbs:

Valerian root
Black cohosh root

All items are certified organic.

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Community Supported Agriculture - Sterling, MA USA

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Organic Workshops
NOFA Summer Conference
August 9-11, 2013, UMass, Amherst, MA

Sunday August 11, 1pm-2:30pm - 
Organic Apple Growing with Cathy Harragian: 
Owner / Operator of Bird of the Hand Farm, a 3.5 acre organic apple orchard in Sterling, MA.

Campus Center Reading Room (Concourse Level)

Learn organic techniques to control apple pests. 
Insect pests covered include: plum curculio, coddling moth, and apple maggotfly. 
Diseases covered: scab, powdery mildew, and apple cedar rust. Pruning and maintenance of orchards and apple variety selection will also be addressed. 
Marketing discussion covers issues related to the perception of a perfect apple.

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Learn about organic lawn care, local farms, and more!
Farmers Market Festival
Friday, August 9, 2013, 3:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M.
on the Sterling MA Town Common in front of the Butterick Building
Celebrating 10 years in business

Guest Speaker Schedule:

3:30 P.M.
Organic Lawn Care by Cathy Harragian
4:15 P.M.
Cooking demonstration using market foods by Richard Gibbons
5:00 P.M.
Bee Keeping by Liz Joseph
5:45 P.M.
Saving Seeds by Will Sherwood
Special appearance by Moo-Moo the Cow from Davis Farmland
Bring family and friends to share in the fun . . . exciting local foods and products/music/children's activities-all the ingredients for a great time!

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