Groton Local school gardens program -- Thursday, April 29, 7 to 8 p.m.
The Groton Local Farm-to-School group will be holding its Breaking New Ground program this Thursday at the . Panelists will be Jed Coughlin, food service director at Groton School; Amy Gifford, expert on school gardens projects and curriculum; Jane Hirschi, educational director of City Sprouts, the Cambridge-based school garden project; Ann Cody from the state Farm-to-School Program, and students from Project Sprout, the Great Barrington high school community garden project recognized to be the first student-initiated, student-run community garden in the country. For more information, visit http://www.grotonlocal.org/node/113#s2.
Afternoon hike in Fitchburg, Saturday, May 8, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
North County Land Trust, the Nashua River Watershed Association and the Mass Audubon Society are jointly sponsoring an afternoon exploration of Fitchburg’s northern watershed areas. These include over 2,400 acres of protected open space, located just a half mile from downtown Fitchburg. The hike will set off from the Crocker Conservation Area kiosk at the top of Flat Rock Road in Fitchburg. Reservations are required: call 978-466-3900 or e-mail North County Land Trust.