Are you thinking about planting fruit trees in your backyard or community garden? Wondering about the best ways to grow healthy trees and juicy fruits? Wonder no more and head out to Millbrook on Friday February 1st, 2013. The Live Healthy, Live Well Project has invited Michael Phillips, a community orchardist from New Hampshire, to come and talk about Home Orchard Basics.
millbrook community garden
I had the pleasure, last September, to sit down with Leni Rautiainen and Grace Glass, two of the dedicated volunteers who have given birth to the garden. They talked about how the garden came to be and how the activities it has generated foreshadow the kind of cultural shift that is being promoted by the local food movement. Woven into the plan for the garden since its inception, was the idea that it had to become a strong connector between groups and individuals. "We wanted to make connections and keep these connections, not only within our own community but within the broader community,