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2018 Annual Meeting

October 24, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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To RSVP 508-829-4477 x5, or email Lisa.trotto@ma.usda.gov

Click here for 2018 Annual Meeting Agenda and 2018 Annual Meeting Dinner Invite

Join us Wednesday, October 24th for WCCD’s Annual Meeting, Pot Luck Dinner and Outdoor Presentation by Red Apple Farm’s Bill Rose. We will begin promptly at 4:30.

We’ve invited Gerry Palano, MDAR’s Renewable Energy Coordinator to speak on the Agricultural Climate Resiliency & Efficiencies (ACRE) program. This is a competitive, reimbursement grant program that funds materials and labor for the implementation of practices that address the agricultural sector’s vulnerability to climate change, improves economic resiliency and advances the general goals identified in the Massachusetts Local Action Food Plan. Massachusetts Conservation Districts are eligible to apply solely for no-till equipment that will be utilized by agricultural operations.

Then we’ll walk the farm with Bill Rose, 2nd generation farmer of Red Apple Farm, and discuss best management practices on this 100 year old, 4th generation New England farm.

This will be followed by the best potluck dinner in the barn! WCCD is providing meat entree, beverages, and paper products.

Bring a salad or side dish.

RSVP by emailing Lisa.trotto@ma.usda.gov

Date: October 24, 2018
Time: 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue Name: Red Apple Farm
Address: 455 Highland Avenue
Phillipston, MA 01331 United States

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Phone: (978) 249-6763
Organizer Name: Lisa Trotto
Organizer Name: Kate Gervais