October 21: Presentation by Grow Food Northampton

The Leeds Civic Association and the Baystate Village Association will co-sponsor a presentation by Lilly Lombard, President of Grow Food Northampton.

Time: Thursday October 21, 7 pm

Where: Music Room, Leeds Grammar School, Florence Street, Leeds

Come on out to learn about Grow Food Northampton’s effort to buy the Bean and Allard farmland in Florence to create a community farm.

Lilly will present a slide show and answer questions about what the Northampton Community Farm will look like, how it could benefit our community, and how citizens can help make it a reality.

Refreshments will be served
To learn more, visit their web site at www.growfoodnorthampton.com or call Lilly at 584-0081.

See also:

Northampton Office of Planning and Development: Bean and Allard Farms

Video: Glynwood Presents “Keep Farming” at Agricultural Forum (9/25/10)

Springfield Republican: “Northampton task force to unveil plans for former Bean, Allard farms” (7/5/10)

Gazette: “Northampton council approves $990,000 for farms” (2/5/10)
The city took a big step forward Thursday in its quest to buy a pair of neighboring farms near downtown Florence for future use as an athletic complex, farmland, open space and possibly community gardens.