Fall 2014 Adult Programs

 

Community Events

 

harvest dinner & silent auction
Feast on local and organic foods provided by the Natick Community Organic Farm and specially prepared for you by the Welleseley College Club Executive chef.
When: Thursday, October 2

Time: 5 - 9 p.m.
Where: Wellesley College Club, 727 Washington Street, Wellesley
Fee:

$100 per person

$125 per person at the door

 

Book Discussion Series
Come and discuss titles related to sustainable living in a mutually supportive and encouraging atmosphere. Join us for all three thought-provoking sessions, or select a discussion or two of particular interest. Book titles to be announced.

When: Wednesday, October 8, November 5 and December 3
Time: 7:30 - 9 pm

 

November 5
This Changes Everything: Capitalism v. The Climate
by Naomi Klein

Part I of discussion

Reviews:
"The most momentous and contentious environmental book since Silent Spring.” (Rob Nixon The New York Times Book Review)

“This may be the first truly honest book ever written about climate change.”

(Bryan Walsh Time)

"This is the best book about climate change in a very long time—in large part because it's about much more. It sets the most important crisis in human history in the context of our other ongoing traumas, reminding us just how much the powers-that-be depend on the power of coal, gas and oil. And that in turn should give us hope, because it means the fight for a just world is the same as the fight for a livable one." (Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and co-founder of 350.org)

This Changes Everything is the work book for . . . [a] new, more assertive, more powerful environmental movement.” (Mark Bittman)

 

December 3
This Changes Everything: Capitalism v. The Climate
by Naomi Klein

Part II of discussion

 

 

Fee: Free! Please call at 508-655-7666 to pre-register
Convener: Melissa Kenny Probst, NCOF member and parent

 

Cleanse, nurture, revive
Join a fabulous group of people at the farm to cleanse, nurture, revive your body!
One of the most important steps we can take to immediately improve our overall health is to learn about detoxifying our bodies. We are exposed to an enormous amount of toxins daily from the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink and the medications we take. As a result, we increase our chances of manifesting diseases such as cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome, ADHD, ADD, and autoimmune disease. Cleanse your body by removing toxins and strengthening the organs involved in the body’s detoxification process. Nurture and revive your body systems by eating an abundance of healthy foods. Whether your goal is to eat better, reduce stress, reduce cholesterol, lose those extra pounds, or lessen your risk of disease, we will examine how the foods we eat impact our health and wellbeing.

What have we got to lose? Just excess weitht and toxins!
Program components:  Comprehensive Guide Book, Three educational meetings, Daily e-mail inspiration, Support throughout the de-tox
Here's what past de-tox program participants had to say:
"Through de-toxing, I've reduced my cholesterol from 202 to 134.  It's changed the way I eat forever!"
"These past 2 weeks were the best nights of sleep I have had in years".
"This has been so good for me in so many ways! Thank you, thank you, thank you!"
"I was very happy to lose weight! I'm extremely inspired to lose more."
"I feel so good knowing I could stick to a plan of healthy living by choice."
"I will definitely want to do this again in the Spring."
When: Thursday, October 9, 16 and 23
Time: 7 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $65
To register please call Linda Tighe at 508-333-1202 or e-mail Linda at lindatighe@gmail.com
, no registration through NCOF
Instructor: The Wellness Initiative, Linda Tighe (find us on our facebook "De-Tox for Optim

growing and eating great garlic
Growing your own garlic is easy and rewarding. Learn how to start and tend your own garlic patch, which varieties thrive in our climate, and how to get the best yields. We'll be sampling different varieties of raw and cooked garlic in different forms during class, so bring your appetite and be prepared to leave with garlic breath.

When: Wednesday, October 15

Time: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Fee: $15 members/ $18 non-members


                                                                       


                                                                       

To check on your membership status please send an e-mail to marcy@natickfarm.org

If you would like to become a member or would like to renew your membership you can do so at the same time you sign up for a program.