Community Farming Meeting 5/27/09

Since Lexington Town Meeting recently voted to purchase the 8-acre Busa Farm bordering the Arlington Reservoir, many local residents have been asking what other towns do with publicly owned farm land. To help answer these questions, there will be an informational meeting on community farming on Wednesday, May 27, at the Church of Our Redeemer at 6 Meriam Street, Lexington; ingathering at 7 pm, talk at 7:30 pm.

Representatives from local community farms will give brief presentations on how their community farms were started and how their farms operate today. There will be a question and answer session following the talks.

Speakers:

Ben Bowell, American Farmland Trust
Peter Barrer, Angino Farm, Newton
Samuel Robinson, Waltham Fields Community Farm, Waltham
Jim Whitehead, Wright-Locke Farm, Winchester
Verena Wieloch, Gaining Ground, Concord

For more information contact Meg Muckenhoupt,¬† [email protected] com