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  • LOCAL EVENTS:

  • Sustainable Concord Coffees:
  • Will resume in the Fall
    Harvey Wheeler Community Center, Clocktower Room, Concord
  • Tuesday, October 21,
    7:30 - 9 AM

  • Concord Carlisle Farm & Garden Fair
  • Celebrating Local Food
    Saturday - Main Street, Concord
    Sunday - 5 Farms in Concord & Carlisle
  • Saturday, September 9,
    10 AM - 2 PM
    Sunday September 10,
    1 - 4 PM


  • Cooler Concord
  • Lawn Mower Swap
    Recycling Center,
    133 Keyes Road, Concord
  • Saturday, September 23,
    9 AM - 1 PM


  • Verrill Farm
  • Stone Soup Dinner
    11 Wheeler Road, Concord
  • Sunday, September 24,
    4 - 7 PM



  • SAVE THE DATE

  • The Climate Solutions Speaker Series Coalition
  • Evening with Bill McKibben
    First Parish in Concord
  • January 18, 2018


  • REGIONAL EVENTS:

  • 350 Mass Metrowest Node
  • Building Power with Vlimate Justice Partnerships
    Peace Lutheran Church, 105 Concord Road/Rte 126, Wayland
  • Thursday, September 7,
    7:00 - 9:30 PM

What's Happening


Sustainable Concord Coffees

Save the Date
October Sustainable Concord Coffee

Tuesday, October 21, 7:30 - 9 AM,
Harvey Wheeler Community Center, Clocktower Room

Heated World For most months of the year, ConcordCAN!’s Sustainable Concord Coffee falls on the third Tuesday morning of each month at the same time and place. There are no coffee events July-September. Plans for the October coffee are still on the drawing board; but be assured that we will return in October with a presentation on a timely and interesting topic related to sustainability. As always, the presentation(s) will be followed by lively Q & A and discussion. Watch our October newsletter for details.

Hot beverages and local breakfast goodies will be available at 7:30 AM.


Food, Farm & Garden Fair


12th Annual Concord Ag Day Farmers Market

Saturday September 9, 10 AM - 2 PM Main Street, Concord

12th annual Concord Ag Day Farmers Market: This unique, ultra-local market showcases the bounty of Concord’s many farm businesses at the height of the growing season. In addition to Concord producer-only vegetables, fruit, eggs, flowers, honey, jam and more, this year's market will feature horticultural and culinary demonstrations, live music, activities for kids, breakfast treats and ice cream, and several local non-profits committed to a sustainable food system. For more information click here.

Fair Food Specials: Several Concord restaurants and food spots are offering lunch and dinner specials this weekend based on local farm products. For more information click here.


Home Kitchen Garden Tours

Saturday September 9, 1 PM - 4 PM

Home & Kitchen Garden Tours: Visit the home kitchen gardens of three Concord families. Learn how they grow vegetables, fruit, and culinary and medicinal herbs, how they attract pollinators, and how they (try to) repel critters. Pick up your free pass to these tours at the Garden Club of Concord's table at the Ag Day Farmer's Market.


Farm Tours

Sunday September 10, 1 PM - 4 PM

Farm Tours: Meet several Concord farmers and take a look behind their farm stands. Walk the fields, learn how small-scale farming and selling works, and pick up some fresh veggies, fruit, and flowers at their stands. Check back for updates to this list and specific farm tour times.


350 Mass Metrowest Node

Building Power with Climate Justice Partnerships

Thursday, September 7, Peace Lutheran Church,
105 Concord Road/Rte 126, Wayland

Lisa Young, Climate Justice Partnerships Coordinator for 350MA for a Better Future, will inspire with the many successes resulting from different social justice groups leveraging their individual impacts by sharing news and collaborating on actions. Metrowest node members will also report on the culturally and environmentally devastating effects of Quebec hydropower and its proposed transmission line. All invited to learn and share ideas about advocacy and local actions at this public meeting of 350MA Metrowest,

Light refreshments available. For more information about the Metrowest node: 350MAMetrowestNode



Verrill Farm

Stone Soup Dinner

Sunday September 24, 4:00 PM, 11 Wheeler Rd, Concord

Verrill Farm Dinner We’re pleased to announce that Stone Soup will celebrate its 10th year this year! It truly has become an annual town event. As in years past, the farms and food establishments of Concord will donate their produce and mouth-watering food. All “profits” from the sale of tickets will again go to help keep farming alive and well in Concord. ONLY 40 TICKETS LEFT!!! Information on how to purchse Tickets. For more information: Verrill Farm Stone Soup Dinner


SAVE THE DATE


The Climate Solutions Speaker Series Coalition

Evening with Bill McKibben

Thursday, January 18, 2018
First Parish in Concord, 20 Lexington Street Concord

Bill McKibben Bill McKibben, whom many consider to be the foremost advocate for climate action on the planet, will be the featured speaker. More detailed information will be available later this fall; but put it in your calendars and don’t miss it!


 

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