Grow Local for the Planet Zoom Meeting- July 2021

Topics: How climate change is affecting our local ecological system and the way we grow food. How do we respond? Mike Marchand, head of the Winchester High School science department, will present their pollinator garden project. Prassede will present Grow Local's collaboration with the Conservation Commission on a potentially funded pollinator project and the ideas […]

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Grow Local for the Planet Zoom Meeting- September 2021

Topics: We will focus our evening on 2 themes. Preparing the soil for the winter as well as next season's plantings and beginning our citizen scientist project on nutrition. The health of the soil determines the health of our plants. We will discuss the different ways ground covers, mulch and different types of compost help protect […]

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Grow Local for the Planet Zoom Meeting- October 2021

Topics: We'll explore further how our physical health and well being is directly connected to the health of our environment. We'll approach this from the quality of the soil determining the quality of the food grown determining human health. We'll also discuss the installation of a pollinator hedgerow at Lily Y.'s yard and look at how […]

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Help Break Ground For the WIN Fast Forest – CANCELLED

CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN Grow Local for the Planet, in collaboration with Wright-Locke Farm, is starting Winchester's own "Miyawaki" or Fast Forest! This involves transforming a bit of low habitat-value wetlands into a high-value mature forest in 30 years rather than the typical 150 years.  Volunteers will help remove the root systems of goldenrod and […]

Help Break Ground For the WIN Fast Forest Oct 14

This work day is scheduled for Saturday, October 17th from 9am-12pm at Wright-Locke Farm. Grow Local for the Planet, in collaboration with Wright-Locke Farm, is continuing Winchester's own "Miyawaki" or WIN Fast Forest. This involves transforming a bit of low habitat-value wetlands into a high-value mature forest in 30 years rather than the typical 150 […]

Help Break Ground For the WIN Fast Forest Oct 21- CANCELLED

This work day is scheduled for Saturday, October 21th from 9am-12pm at Wright-Locke Farm. CANCELED DUE TO RAIN  Grow Local for the Planet, in collaboration with Wright-Locke Farm, is continuing Winchester's own "Miyawaki" or WIN Fast Forest. This involves transforming a bit of low habitat-value wetlands into a high-value mature forest in 30 years rather […]

Help Break Ground For the WIN Fast Forest Oct 28

This work day is scheduled for Saturday, October 28th from 9am-12pm at Wright-Locke Farm. Grow Local for the Planet, in collaboration with Wright-Locke Farm, is continuing Winchester's own "Miyawaki" or WIN Fast Forest. This involves transforming a bit of low habitat-value wetlands into a high-value mature forest in 30 years rather than the typical 150 […]

Help Break Ground For the WIN Fast Forest Nov 2

This work day is scheduled for Thursday, November 2nd from 12:30-2:30pm at Wright-Locke Farm. Grow Local for the Planet, in collaboration with Wright-Locke Farm, is continuing Winchester's own "Miyawaki" or WIN Fast Forest. This involves transforming a bit of low habitat-value wetlands into a high-value mature forest in 30 years rather than the typical 150 […]

Help Break Ground For the WIN Fast Forest Nov 4

This work day is scheduled for Saturday, November 4th from 9am-12pm at Wright-Locke Farm. Grow Local for the Planet, in collaboration with Wright-Locke Farm, is continuing Winchester's own "Miyawaki" or WIN Fast Forest. This involves transforming a bit of low habitat-value wetlands into a high-value mature forest in 30 years rather than the typical 150 […]

Help Break Ground For the WIN Fast Forest Nov 11

This work day is scheduled for Saturday, November 11th from 9am-12pm at Wright-Locke Farm. Grow Local for the Planet, in collaboration with Wright-Locke Farm, is continuing Winchester's own "Miyawaki" or WIN Fast Forest. This involves transforming a bit of low habitat-value wetlands into a high-value mature forest in 30 years rather than the typical 150 […]

Help Break Ground For the WIN Fast Forest Nov 16

This work day is scheduled for Thursday, November 16th from 12pm-3pm at Wright-Locke Farm. Grow Local for the Planet, in collaboration with Wright-Locke Farm, is continuing Winchester's own "Miyawaki" or WIN Fast Forest. This involves transforming a bit of low habitat-value wetlands into a high-value mature forest in 30 years rather than the typical 150 […]

Help Break Ground For the WIN Fast Forest Nov 18 – Rain date Sunday Nov 19

This work day is scheduled for Saturday, November 18th from 9am-12pm at Wright-Locke Farm. RAIN DATE : Sunday November 19th 9am-12pm. Grow Local for the Planet, in collaboration with Wright-Locke Farm, is continuing Winchester's own "Miyawaki" or WIN Fast Forest. This involves transforming a bit of low habitat-value wetlands into a high-value mature forest in […]