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The Town of Marshfield is located in Plymouth County in Southeastern Massachusetts about 30 miles south of Boston.

Marshfield's population consists of about 21000 which grow 40000 during the summer time.

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North Star Pro Rodeo
North Star Pro Rodeowww.northstarprorodeo.com This event is RAIN OR SHINE, covered general seating grandstands available, and Premium rinside covered seating is available. North Star Pro Rodeo is a professional rodeo sanctioned by the PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association). We will be hosting 7 professional events; Bareback and Saddle Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Team Roping, Tie Down Calf Roping, Steer wrestling and Barrel racing. The Rodeo will be a complete production including feature acts and rodeo clowns! We will also have events including Team Penning, Pony Rides and many kids events.Check web site for additional entertainment events. Kids 8 and under are FREE!!! Parking is FREE! Non Profits and large groups are eligble for a 10% discount. Email to request more information mnorthstarfarm@aol.com Saturday gates open at 10:30pm, Sunday gates open at 8:00am

When: Jun 25, 2016 10 AM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 10 )
Nico Rivers


When: Feb 13, 2016 8 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20 )
North Star Pro Rodeo
North Star Pro Rodeowww.northstarprorodeo.com This event is RAIN OR SHINE, covered general seating grandstands available, and Premium rinside covered seating is available. North Star Pro Rodeo is a professional rodeo sanctioned by the PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association). We will be hosting 7 professional events; Bareback and Saddle Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Team Roping, Tie Down Calf Roping, Steer wrestling and Barrel racing. The Rodeo will be a complete production including feature acts and rodeo clowns! We will also have events including Team Penning, Pony Rides and many kids events.Check web site for additional entertainment events. Kids 8 and under are FREE!!! Parking is FREE! Non Profits and large groups are eligble for a 10% discount. Email to request more information mnorthstarfarm@aol.com Saturday gates open at 10:30pm, Sunday gates open at 8:00am

When: Jun 26, 2016 8 AM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sun, 26 Jun 2016 08 )
Irish Whispa


When: Mar 19, 2016 9 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 19 Mar 2016 21 )
Craft Beer and Dinner night
Come enjoy a wonderful evening of Craft Beers and great foods. Craft Beer Cellar of Plymouth has partnered with Mike the chef from Nosh Tavern in Plymouth to create an outstanding menu of food and a beer to match. For your appitizer we Chicken Roulade bacon-wrapped, focaccia-wild mushroom stuffing, carrot puree, cranberry gastrique, dehydrated brussels. For the main course Pot Roast stout braised neck round, pommes puree, demi, caramelized heirloom carrot, crispy shallot. Lastly for derset, Cheesecake dark chocolate cheesecake, whipped cream, pink himalayan sea salt. All three course of the meal will be paired with a craft beer to inhance the flavor. This event is capped at 30 people, tickets are on a first come first serve basis and must be purchased in adavce. With your ticket you also are entered into a raffle for a gift basket from Craft Beer Cellar. General Admission - $50.00

When: Feb 21, 2016 5 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts
Cost: $50.00 (Sun, 21 Feb 2016 17 )
John Taglieri


When: May 7, 2016 9 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 May 2016 21 )
John Taglieri


When: Apr 2, 2016 9 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 02 Apr 2016 21 )
John Taglieri


When: Feb 27, 2016 9 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 27 Feb 2016 21 )
Levitate Music & Arts Festival



When: Jul 9, 2016 12 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts
Cost: $1.00 - $179.00 (Sat, 09 Jul 2016 12 )
John Taglieri


When: Jun 4, 2016 9 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 04 Jun 2016 21 )
Jodi Cat Thompson
Outdoor Concert style venue....

When: Jun 11, 2016 8 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Jun 2016 20 )
Jodi Cat Thompson


When: May 14, 2016 8 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 May 2016 20 )
Jodi Cat Thompson


When: Apr 9, 2016 8 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 Apr 2016 20 )
John Taglieri
playing bass with No More Shotz!

When: Feb 20, 2016 9 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Feb 2016 21 )
Paint Party at the Marshfield YWCA
Join us for a BYOB painting party at the Marshfield YWCA! This unique venue is perfect for a relaxing "time-out" to de-stress and enjoy painting. The Steampunk Bluebird painting will be taught by Heather. $35 ticket, and $10 from each ticket goes back to the YWCA. BYOB and Snacks! (please leave any peanut products/snacks at home - thank you!)

When: Feb 11, 2016 7 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19 )
Growing Strawberries Workshop
This is one of four backyard grower workshops being offered. Additional information is on the website for All 4 Workshops, all can be found on Brown Paper Ticket. Subjects are: Growing and Pruning Blueberries register for blueberry workshop Growing Raspberries register for raspberry workshop Growing Strawberries register for strawberry workshop Growing Peaches register for peach workshop Additional information is on the website for All 4 Workshops _____________ Growing Strawberries - A 2 hour Indoor/outdoor workshop. Strawberries are one of the most popular and healthful fruits. Their small plant size and suitability to the region provides flexibility for growing approaches and opportunity for those with small spaces or no yard. Sonia Schloemann will help participants through the basics and give them the tools to overcome some of the challenges. Topics will include variety selection, soil requirements, planting and cultural practices, key pests and their management, and there will be time for questions. Then, outside, we will put that knowledge into practice. Speaker, Sonia Schloemann, will remain available via email for attendees to ask questions if something isn't clear once the program is over. Participants are invited to a BYO lunch between the raspberry and strawberry workshops if attending both. https://www.facebook.com/events/797336213708119/ FB link to the strawberry Event Page. ________________ Speaker Biography - Sonia Schloemann is a Fruit Specialist with UMass Extension, has been working with commercial fruit growers and teaching master gardeners for over 25 years. She has both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degrees from UMass in Plant and Soil Sciences. The focus of her work has been on sustainable fruit production practices and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). __________ DIRECTIONS: All workshops begin inside the Administration Building at the Marshfield Fairgrounds. This is a small cape on the grounds in the southwest corner along Main St. (Route 3A) & South River street. Gate will be open in front of building. For GPSs use 140 Main St., Marshfield, MA (note: do not mail to this address) From the West: Take 95 south to 93 north to 3 south, exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From the North: Take 93 south to Rt. 3 south exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From the Providence Area: Take 95 north to 93 north to 3 south, exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From The Worcester Area: Take 90 east/Mass Pike to 95 south to 93 north to 3 south, exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From the Taunton Area: Take 44 east to 3 north, exit 12 turn left at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4thset of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right.



When: Apr 10, 2016 1 PM to Apr 10, 2016 3 PMin Marshfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 20 - 25 USD (Sun, 10 Apr 2016 13 )
Growing Peaches Workshop
This is one of four backyard grower workshops being offered. Additional information is on the website for All 4 Workshops, all can be found on Brown Paper Ticket. Subjects are: Growing and Pruning Blueberries register for blueberry workshop Growing Raspberries register for raspberry workshop Growing Strawberries register for strawberry workshop Growing Peaches register for peach workshop Additional information is on the website for All 4 Workshops _____________ Growing Peaches - A 2 hour Indoor/outdoor workshop. This ~2 hour course, taught by Charlotte Trim begins with a classroom session followed by outdoor hands-on workshop Peach trees are both beautiful and generous. With a little care, they are delightfully delicious, early bearing and relatively easy to grow without the use of chemicals. During this workshop, we will look at soil and plant health, polyculture ideas, and practical care of trees organically. We will also review borers, pruning, varieties, tell-tale mineral deficiencies and, best of all, plant some peach trees. https://www.facebook.com/events/565486696937810/ FB event page for peaches ________________ Speaker Biography - Charlotte Trim, based in Lincoln MA, grew peaches organically for over a decade in her home garden, before starting a small peach orchard in town. Attention to soil health and plant nutrition has clearly helped with the health of the trees, yield, and taste of the peaches. Also an avid beekeeper and soil consultant, Charlotte is a dynamic and entertaining speaker. __________ DIRECTIONS: All workshops begin inside the Administration Building at the Marshfield Fairgrounds. This is a small cape on the grounds in the southwest corner along Main St. (Route 3A) & South River street. Gate will be open in front of building. For GPSs use 140 Main St., Marshfield, MA (note: do not mail to this address) From the West: Take 95 south to 93 north to 3 south, exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From the North: Take 93 south to Rt. 3 south exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From the Providence Area: Take 95 north to 93 north to 3 south, exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From The Worcester Area: Take 90 east/Mass Pike to 95 south to 93 north to 3 south, exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From the Taunton Area: Take 44 east to 3 north, exit 12 turn left at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4thset of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right.



When: Apr 23, 2016 10 AM to Apr 23, 2016 12 PMin Marshfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 20 - 25 USD (Sat, 23 Apr 2016 10 )
Growing Raspberries Workshop
This is one of four backyard grower workshops being offered. Additional information is on the website for All 4 Workshops, all can be found on Brown Paper Ticket. Subjects are: Growing and Pruning Blueberries register for blueberry workshop Growing Raspberries register for raspberry workshop Growing Strawberries register for strawberry workshop Growing Peaches register for peach workshop Additional information is on the website for All 4 Workshops _____________ Growing Raspberries - A 2 hour Indoor/outdoor workshop. Raspberries are among the favorite fruits grown in home gardens and offer some of the most challenges to gardeners. There are many types of 'bramble' fruit including red, yellow, or black raspberries, summer and fall bearers, etc. Each type offers unique growth habits and pruning methods for optimal health and yield. Speaker, Sonia Schloemann, will teach participants the basics and give them the tools to overcome some of the challenges. Topics will include selecting varieties, soil requirements, planting recommendations, cultural practices, key pests and their management, pruning and there will be time for questions. Then, outside we will put some of that into practice. Ms Schloemann will remain available via email for attendees to ask questions if something isn't clear once the program is over. Participants are invited to a BYO lunch between the raspberry and strawberry workshops if attending both. https://www.facebook.com/events/466509970201723/ raspberry FB Event Page link ________________ Speaker Biography Sonia Schloemann is a Fruit Specialist with UMass Extension, has been working with commercial fruit growers and teaching master gardeners for over 25 years. She has both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degrees from UMass in Plant and Soil Sciences. The focus of her work has been on sustainable fruit production practices and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). __________ DIRECTIONS: All workshops begin inside the Administration Building at the Marshfield Fairgrounds. This is a small cape on the grounds in the southwest corner along Main St. (Route 3A) & South River street. Gate will be open in front of building. For GPSs use 140 Main St., Marshfield, MA (note: do not mail to this address) From the West: Take 95 south to 93 north to 3 south, exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From the North: Take 93 south to Rt. 3 south exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From the Providence Area: Take 95 north to 93 north to 3 south, exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From The Worcester Area: Take 90 east/Mass Pike to 95 south to 93 north to 3 south, exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From the Taunton Area: Take 44 east to 3 north, exit 12 turn left at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4thset of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right.



When: Apr 10, 2016 10 AM to Apr 10, 2016 12 PMin Marshfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 20 - 25 USD (Sun, 10 Apr 2016 10 )
Growing and Pruning Blueberries Workshop
This is one of four backyard grower workshops being offered. Additional information is on the website for All 4 Workshops, all can be found on Brown Paper Ticket. Subjects are: Growing and Pruning Blueberries register for blueberry workshop Growing Raspberries register for raspberry workshop Growing Strawberries register for strawberry workshop Growing Peaches register for peach workshop Additional information is on the website for All 4 Workshops _____________ Blueberry Gardens - A 4 hour Indoor/outdoor workshop. Blueberries are among the most popular fruits to grow in the home garden. They are healthful and well suited to grow in our New England conditions, come learn the basics for growing blueberries in your home landscape. Workshop covers site and soil requirements, planting recommendations, cultural practices, variety and selection, key pests and their management, pruning, and questions. Then, outside we will put some of that into practice getting hands-on experience pruning mature bushes at nearby Tree-Berry Farm. Bring your own or use our pruners. Speaker, Sonia Schloemann, will remain available via email for attendees to ask questions if something isn't clear once the program is over. Participants are invited to a BYO lunch between the classroom and practical sessions. ________________ Speaker Biography - Sonia Schloemann is a Fruit Specialist with UMass Extension, has been working with commercial fruit growers and teaching master gardeners for over 25 years. She has both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degrees from UMass in Plant and Soil Sciences. The focus of her work has been on sustainable fruit production practices and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). __________ DIRECTIONS: All workshops begin inside the Administration Building at the Marshfield Fairgrounds. This is a small cape on the grounds in the southwest corner along Main St. (Route 3A) & South River street. Gate will be open in front of building. For GPSs use 140 Main St., Marshfield, MA (note: do not mail to this address) From the West: Take 95 south to 93 north to 3 south, exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From the North: Take 93 south to Rt. 3 south exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From the Providence Area: Take 95 north to 93 north to 3 south, exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From The Worcester Area: Take 90 east/Mass Pike to 95 south to 93 north to 3 south, exit 12. Turn right at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4th set of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right. From the Taunton Area: Take 44 east to 3 north, exit 12 turn left at the lights (east on Rt.139), at the 4thset of lights, 2.7 miles, turn left onto Rt. 3A north. The Marshfield Fairgrounds is one block up on the right.



When: Mar 26, 2016 10 AM to Mar 26, 2016 2 PMin Marshfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 35 - 50 USD (Sat, 26 Mar 2016 10 )
Jodi Cat Thompson
Outdoor Concert style venue

When: Jul 16, 2016 8 PM in Marshfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 16 Jul 2016 20 )
Backyard Farm & Garden Free Lectures
Brought to you by The Marshfield Agricultural Commission www.townofmarshfield.org held At the Marshfield Senior Center, 230 Webster St. Schedule of events and program descriptions: 8:45 9:15 am Registration / refreshments / vendors 9:15 - Opening Remarks & Introductions 9:30 - 11:00 am First lecture session, select one of the following three lectures: Seed Saving: Workshop for home gardeners teaching practical skills to save open pollinated varieties of annuals, perennials and biennials including determining seed ripeness, harvest, preservation, maintaining heirlooms, genetic diversity, selection, insect and disease resistance and more. Includes Q&A session with Christie Higgenbottom. Pruning Demystified: Come away from this in-depth slide show with the confidence to prune all your trees and shrubs "like a barber not a butcher". Class covers the when, why and how of it. Includes Q&A with C.L. Fornori and her books will be available for purchase. Making Soft Cheese and Yogurt: Jim Bowser and Roger Savoy from Homebrew Emporium will demonstrate making mozzarella and ricotta cheese. These easy soft cheeses are ready to eat in an hour or less. You may participate in making mozzarella and samples will be available. Discussions, recipes, and samples of several soft cheese and yogurt will be available. Q&A session included, and cheese making kits available for purchase. 11:00 - 11:20 am Break, vendor booths open for browsing 11:20 - 12:20pm Second lecture session, select one of the following three classes: Heirloom Vegetables for Today's Garden: centuries of careful selection by gardeners of the past provides today's gardeners benefits of NE climate adaptation, robust flavors, storage, extended harvest, and lend themselves to seed-saving.It's clear why they are making a comeback in popularity. Includes Q&A with Christie Higgenbottom Horse-keeping, a Vet's Perspective: Talk is designed for the soon-to-be or recent horse owner, boarder, one wanting a backyard horse, or for those simply desiring more information. Talk covers basic preventative care, when to call the vet and what you can do yourself, critical vaccinations, dental care, common problems and poisons. Includes Q&A with Dr. Kendyl Forestall. Making Jellies & Infusions: Learn how to preserve the harvest of fruits and herbs, infuse flavors, and yield delectable jellies. Slide presentation and demo session includes recipes, suggestions, samples and time for Q&A with Kristi Marshall Speaker Biographies: Christie Higginbottom has worked with Sturbridge Village since 1981 and lectured at venues such as Monticello, the Seed Savers Exchange, the New England Wild Flower Society, a featured speaker at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Spring Flower Show, and received the Society's Thalassa Cruso Award. Presents on seed saving and heirloom vegetables. C.L. Fornari is a professional speaker , gardening expert, author, and radio host for Gardenline heard on two stations. She is well known for her dynamic, entertaining and thorough presentations. Check her website gardenlady.com for more. Presents on pruning. Jim Bowser and Roger Savoy - The South Shore Homebrew Emporium has helped people make cheese, wine, beer and other food products since 1983. They work with beginners and professionals and their store in Weymouth is the largest homebrew store in the Northeast. Presents on Cheese and Yogurt Making Kendyl Forestall, DVM studied at Cornell University, received a Master's in Equine reproduction and her DVM at UC Davis. She also owns and shows working ranch horses. Highland Hill Veterinary, her practice, specializes in horses across Plymouth and Bristol Counties and beyond. Presents on Horses. Kristi Marshall grows herbs, peppers, berries, garlic, and more in Marion. She transforms them into a full line of artisan products sold at special events and markets throughout the south shore. She has a flare for blending new and unexpected flavors and is a dynamic and energetic speaker. Presents on Jellies and wet/dry infusions. Information about the location: The Backyard Farm and Garden lectures are open to all! April 2nd at: The Marshfield Senior Center, 230 Webster Street Marshfield, MA 02050 Directions from Boston: Take Route 3 South to Exit 12, bear right onto Route 139 East, Marshfield. Go 3.6 miles (Rite-Aid & CVS on left) into town, turn right at traffic light at CVS onto Webster St. (Dairy Queen is after the turn). Senior Center is 1.8 miles on your left. Directions from the Cape: Take Route 3 North to Exit 11, Route 14 East, Duxbury. Turn right onto Route 14/Congress St. Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Route 14. Stay on Route 14 for 0.7 miles, then keep straight to go onto Church St/Route 139 East. Continue to follow Route 139 East for 2.5 miles. Turn left onto Webster St. Stay on Webster St. Senior Center will be 0.6 miles on your right.



When: Apr 3, 2016 12 AM to Apr 3, 2016 12 AMin Marshfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 0 - 20 USD (Sun, 03 Apr 2016 00 )
Backyard Farm & Garden Free Lectures
Brought to you by The Marshfield Agricultural Commission www.townofmarshfield.org The Backyard Farm and Garden lectures are free and open to all! SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 8:45 to 9:15 am Registration, vendor booths, snacks 9:15 am - Opening Remarks/Introductions/First session (select one of the following three lectures): Seed Saving Pruning Demystified Making Soft Cheese and Yogurt 11:00 to 11:20 am Break, vendor booths open 11:20 am - Second session (select one lecture) Heirloom Vegetables for Today's Garden Horse-keeping, a Vet's Perspective Making Jellies & Infusions ___________________________ Lecture Descriptions: 9:15 - Seed Saving: Workshop for home gardeners teaching practical skills to save open pollinated varieties of annuals, perennials and biennials including determining seed ripeness, harvest, preservation, maintaining heirlooms, genetic diversity, selection, insect and disease resistance and more. Includes Q&A session with Christie Higgenbottom. 9:15 - Pruning Demystified: Come away from this in-depth slide show with the confidence to prune all your trees and shrubs "like a barber not a butcher". Class covers the when, why and how of it. Includes Q&A with C.L. Fornori and her books will be available for purchase. 9:15 - Making Soft Cheese and Yogurt: Jim Bowser and Roger Savoy from Homebrew Emporium will demonstrate making mozzarella and ricotta cheese. These easy soft cheeses are ready to eat in an hour or less. You may participate in making mozzarella and samples will be available. Discussions, recipes, and samples of several soft cheese and yogurt will be available. Q&A session included, and cheese making kits available for purchase. ____ 11:20 - Heirloom Vegetables for Today's Garden: Centuries of careful selection by gardeners of the past provides today's gardeners benefits of NE climate adaptation, robust flavors, storage, extended harvest, and lend themselves to seed-saving.It's clear why they are making a comeback in popularity. Includes Q&A with Christie Higgenbottom 11:20 - Horse-keeping, a Vet's Perspective: Talk is designed for the soon-to-be or recent horse owner, boarder, one wanting a backyard horse, or for those simply desiring more information. Talk covers basic preventative care, when to call the vet verses what you can do yourself, critical vaccinations, dental care, common problems and poisons. Includes Q&A with Dr. Kendyl Forestall. 11:20 - Making Jellies & Infusions: Learn how to preserve the harvest of fruits and herbs, infuse flavors, and yield delectable jellies. Slide presentation and demo session includes recipes, suggestions, samples and time for Q&A with Kristi Marshall ________________________________ Speaker Biographies: Christie Higginbottom has worked with Sturbridge Village since 1981 and lectured at venues such as Monticello, the Seed Savers Exchange, the New England Wild Flower Society, and the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Spring Flower Show. Recipient of the Thalassa Cruso Award. Presents on seed saving and heirloom vegetables. C.L. Fornari is a professional speaker , gardening expert, author, and radio host for Gardenline heard on two stations. She is well known for her dynamic, entertaining and thorough presentations. Check her website gardenlady.com for more. Presents on pruning. Jim Bowser and Roger Savoy - The South Shore Homebrew Emporium has helped people make cheese, wine, beer and other food products since 1983. They work with beginners and professionals and their store in Weymouth is the largest homebrew store in the Northeast. Presents on making soft cheeses and yogurts. Kendyl Forestall, DVM studied at Cornell University, received a Master's in Equine reproduction and her DVM at UC Davis. She also owns and shows working ranch horses. Highland Hill Veterinary, her practice, specializes in horses across Plymouth and Bristol Counties and beyond. Presents on Horses. Kristi Marshall grows herbs, peppers, berries, garlic, and more in Marion, transforming them into a full line of artisan products sold at special events and markets throughout the South Shore. She has a flare for blending new and unexpected flavors and is a dynamic and energetic speaker. Presents on making jellies and wet/dry infusions. _______________________________ Location & Directions: The Marshfield Senior Center, 230 Webster Street Marshfield, MA 02050 Directions from Boston: Take Route 3 South to Exit 12, bear right onto Route 139 East, Marshfield. Go 3.6 miles (Rite-Aid & CVS on left) into town, turn right at traffic light at CVS onto Webster St. (Dairy Queen is after the turn). Senior Center is 1.8 miles on your left. Directions from the Cape: Take Route 3 North to Exit 11, Route 14 East, Duxbury. Turn right onto Route 14/Congress St. Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Route 14. Stay on Route 14 for 0.7 miles, then keep straight to go onto Church St/Route 139 East. Continue to follow Route 139 East for 2.5 miles. Turn left onto Webster St. Stay on Webster St. Senior Center will be 0.6 miles on your right.



When: Apr 4, 2016 9 AM to Apr 4, 2016 12 PMin Marshfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 0 - 0 USD (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 09 )
Backyard Farm & Garden Free Lectures
Brought to you by The Marshfield Agricultural Commission www.townofmarshfield.org held At the Marshfield Senior Center, 230 Webster St. Schedule of events and program descriptions: 8:45 9:15 am Registration / refreshments / vendors 9:15 - Opening Remarks & Introductions 9:30 - 11:00 am First lecture session, select one of the following three lectures: Seed Saving: Workshop for home gardeners teaching practical skills to save open pollinated varieties of annuals, perennials and biennials including determining seed ripeness, harvest, preservation, maintaining heirlooms, genetic diversity, selection, insect and disease resistance and more. Includes Q&A session with Christie Higgenbottom. Pruning Demystified: Come away from this in-depth slide show with the confidence to prune all your trees and shrubs "like a barber not a butcher". Class covers the when, why and how of it. Includes Q&A with C.L. Fornori and her books will be available for purchase. Making Soft Cheese and Yogurt: Jim Bowser and Roger Savoy from Homebrew Emporium will demonstrate making mozzarella and ricotta cheese. These easy soft cheeses are ready to eat in an hour or less. You may participate in making mozzarella and samples will be available. Discussions, recipes, and samples of several soft cheese and yogurt will be available. Q&A session included, and cheese making kits available for purchase. 11:00 - 11:20 am Break, vendor booths open for browsing 11:20 - 12:20pm Second lecture session, select one of the following three classes: Heirloom Vegetables for Today's Garden: centuries of careful selection by gardeners of the past provides today's gardeners benefits of NE climate adaptation, robust flavors, storage, extended harvest, and lend themselves to seed-saving.It's clear why they are making a comeback in popularity. Includes Q&A with Christie Higgenbottom Horse-keeping, a Vet's Perspective: Talk is designed for the soon-to-be or recent horse owner, boarder, one wanting a backyard horse, or for those simply desiring more information. Talk covers basic preventative care, when to call the vet and what you can do yourself, critical vaccinations, dental care, common problems and poisons. Includes Q&A with Dr. Kendyl Forestall. Making Jellies & Infusions: Learn how to preserve the harvest of fruits and herbs, infuse flavors, and yield delectable jellies. Slide presentation and demo session includes recipes, suggestions, samples and time for Q&A with Kristi Marshall Speaker Biographies: Christie Higginbottom has worked with Sturbridge Village since 1981 and lectured at venues such as Monticello, the Seed Savers Exchange, the New England Wild Flower Society, a featured speaker at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Spring Flower Show, and received the Society's Thalassa Cruso Award. Presents on seed saving and heirloom vegetables. C.L. Fornari is a professional speaker , gardening expert, author, and radio host for Gardenline heard on two stations. She is well known for her dynamic, entertaining and thorough presentations. Check her website gardenlady.com for more. Presents on pruning. Jim Bowser and Roger Savoy - The South Shore Homebrew Emporium has helped people make cheese, wine, beer and other food products since 1983. They work with beginners and professionals and their store in Weymouth is the largest homebrew store in the Northeast. Presents on Cheese and Yogurt Making Kendyl Forestall, DVM studied at Cornell University, received a Master's in Equine reproduction and her DVM at UC Davis. She also owns and shows working ranch horses. Highland Hill Veterinary, her practice, specializes in horses across Plymouth and Bristol Counties and beyond. Presents on Horses. Kristi Marshall grows herbs, peppers, berries, garlic, and more in Marion. She transforms them into a full line of artisan products sold at special events and markets throughout the south shore. She has a flare for blending new and unexpected flavors and is a dynamic and energetic speaker. Presents on Jellies and wet/dry infusions. Information about the location: The Backyard Farm and Garden lectures are open to all! April 2nd at: The Marshfield Senior Center, 230 Webster Street Marshfield, MA 02050 Directions from Boston: Take Route 3 South to Exit 12, bear right onto Route 139 East, Marshfield. Go 3.6 miles (Rite-Aid & CVS on left) into town, turn right at traffic light at CVS onto Webster St. (Dairy Queen is after the turn). Senior Center is 1.8 miles on your left. Directions from the Cape: Take Route 3 North to Exit 11, Route 14 East, Duxbury. Turn right onto Route 14/Congress St. Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Route 14. Stay on Route 14 for 0.7 miles, then keep straight to go onto Church St/Route 139 East. Continue to follow Route 139 East for 2.5 miles. Turn left onto Webster St. Stay on Webster St. Senior Center will be 0.6 miles on your right.



When: Apr 2, 2016 9 AM to Apr 2, 2016 12 PMin Marshfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 0 - 20 USD (Sat, 02 Apr 2016 09 )

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