Strengthen Local Economies

Strengthen Local Economies

Cranberry Picking in Carver, MA

Last fall, I learned about an interesting local Travelzoo deal – an opportunity to go cranberry picking and tour cranberry bogs in Carver, Massachusetts. I was really looking forward to it but thought we’d be one of only a few people on the tour. When we showed up at the first tour stop, I was […] Read more…

Coney Island Mermaid Parade, NYC

Check this off the bucket list. It was a crazy thing to do – head down to NYC for just one night – but so very worth it. The Coney Island Mermaid Parade, the country’s largest “art parade” turned 30 this year.  Anyone can dress as a mermaid, or random sea creature (or anything really […] Read more…

Southside Community Land Trust Rare and Unusual Plant Sale

The Southside Community Land Trust’s mission is to “provide access to land, education and other resources so people in Greater Providence can grow food in environmentally sustainable ways and create community food systems where locally-produced, affordable, and healthy food is available to all.” SCLT fulfills this mission by managing community gardens, educating local residents about sustainable food […] Read more…

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