Calendar

Below is a list of our upcoming programs. Click here for the Calendar view.

Community Herbalism Intensive

With Annie Burdett — 6-9pm on Tuesdays — This series will provide a foundation in Western Constitutional Herbalism and its impact on the specific needs of the Franklin County community. This course will be a combination of classroom discussions, wild plant walks, foraging, and cultivation of medicinal plants. We will meet weekly with a focus on clinical herbalism, access to healthcare and self-care in our community.

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Herbal Garden Volunteer – Thursday afternoons

Help complete general farm tasks or maintain the herb garden with direction from herbalist & education coordinator Annie. Pre-registration is requested for all volunteer work parties. Please go to justroots.org/go/volunteer and fill out the form.

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Spring Plant Sale and Seed Swap

Join us for the Spring Kick-off at the Community Garden! Sunday May 17, 10am–2pm — Start the day off with morning yoga led by our farm apprentice and certified yoga instructor, Anna Gouznova. We will have a variety of vegetable plant starts for sale from the greenhouse, as well as some donated seed available. Bring some seeds of your own to trade. Kids, stop by the Plant Sale to sow seeds of your own with the farmers. This is a great opportunity to break ground in your garden, and get to know your garden neighbors and the Just Roots farmers. Bring a blanket and a picnic lunch.

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Cooking With Wild Foods

With Brittany Nickerson — Tuesday, 6-8pm — Learn about common edible plants – how to identify and harvest them and prepare them in ways that are delicious and nutritious.

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Just Roots Board Meeting

Meetings of the Just Roots Board of Directors happen on the fourth Thursday of each month (with the exception of November and December when the meeting is on the third Thursday). Board meetings are open to the public.

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Volunteer Work Party – First Saturdays

Come volunteer at the Greenfield Community Farm. Help out with rock removal, weeding, planting, harvesting and other tasks as assigned by farm managers Aaron and Bill and directed by community outreach coordinator Andy. Pre-registration is requested for all volunteer work parties. Please go to justroots.org/go/volunteer and fill out the form.

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Volunteer Work Party – Third Tuesdays

Volunteer at the Greenfield Community Farm. Help out with rock removal, weeding, planting, harvesting and other tasks as assigned by farm managers Aaron and Bill and directed by community outreach coordinator Andy Grant. Pre-registration is requested for all volunteer work parties. Please go to justroots.org/go/volunteer and fill out the form.

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Women in Farming — Weekend Intensive

With Wisty Rorabacher and Sarah Fournier-Scanlon — Saturday and Sunday, 9am–4pm — The Women in Farming Weekend Intensive is for women by women. Learn basic tractor skills and basic rough carpentry. Get comfortable with power tools and learn to effectively and safely operate a chainsaw. This is a weekend you won’t want to miss.

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