Calendar

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

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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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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Great Falls Market

Just Roots and the Greenfield Community Farm are excited to be selling produce at the Great Falls Farmers Market this season. The market is held every 2–6pm Wednesday, May 6 through October 28, on the corner of Avenue A and 2nd Street, near the Discovery Center in historic downtown Turners Falls. Hope to see you there!

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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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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/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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