Summer Farm & Garden Tours:
July 10 – Sunday @ 3 p.m. Coonamessett Farm, 277 Hatchville Rd, East Falmouth, shown by Stan Ingram. Take Rt. 28 to Mashpee Rotary, then take Rt. 151 to Sandwich Rd. traffic light (gas station on corner) and turn left. Go 1.6 mile to Hatchville Rd (Unitarian Church on corner) and turn right. The farm is about a mile down Hatchville Rd.
July 24 – Sunday @ 3 p.m. Meetinghouse Farm, Rte 149, West Barnstable, shown by Judy Desrochers, 508-362-2396. This is a community garden located on Route 149 on the north side of Route 6 (exit 5) near the historic 1717 Meetinghouse.
August 14 – Sunday @ 3 p.m.:
1. Tamar and Kevin’s home garden and chickens. #739 Rt. 149 (about a mile from Rte 28) 508-681-8760
2. Maggie Cole’s home garden. 116 Ralyn Rd. Cotuit., 508-419-1397. From Tamar and Kevin’s, turn right onto 149 then right on to Rt. 28. Drive 2 miles, then turn left onto Santuit-Newtown Rd. (Capizzi’s on corner). At stop sign, bear left onto Old Oyster Rd. The first street on the right is Ralyn Rd. Pass Ralyn Rd and park on street behind house (look for balloons), or turn right onto Ralyn Rd, then left at T intersection; 116 is on the left.
August 28 – Sunday @ 3 p.m.:
1. Tamara Lickfield’s home garden. 137 Keveney Lane, Yarmouth Port, 508-362-3392. Take Rte 6 to exit 7, drive north on Willow St. to 6A. Turn left on 6A. Drive about 2/3 mile to Keveney Lane on the right.
2. Kelly Farm. 66 Marstons Lane, Cummaquid, 508-362-8136. From Tamara’s, return to 6A and turn left. Drive .2 miles to Marstons Lane (Cummaquid Golf Club at entrance). Kelly Farm is certified organic.
September 11 – Sunday @ 1:30p.m. Potluck picnic at Kelly Farm, 66 Marstons Lane, Cummaquid (off 6A) 508-362-8136. Rain date Sept.18. Try to bring a dish made from your organic produce.
Barbara Kiusalas and Marette Reid for refreshments for the May meeting.
And to Maggie Cole for information on crop density.
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