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Share the Bounty

An article written by ACT’s Executive Director Rebecca Brown that appeared in the Littleton Courier.   Over the last several weeks, I’ve delivered chard and lettuces from my garden to the Littleton Food Co-op. In the next several, I’ll take beets, beans, and blueberries. I’m not a commercial grower and the Co-op certainly doesn’t need […]

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Keep Growing Pie Baking Contest

Homemade pies are the crown jewels of summertime baking, and there’s no better way to celebrate the end of summer than with a delicious pie-baking contest. Time to fire up your oven, pick a filling, and engage in some friendly competition. ACT is hosting this contest as part of their greater Community Harvest Potluck activities. […]

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Community Harvest Potluck

Celebrate the end of summer at the Community Harvest Potluck on the Dow Field on Saturday, Aug. 29. There will be plenty of family-friendly activities and great food. Relax with friends and neighbors and share the bounty of our gardens. The Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust (ACT), the Littleton Food Co-op, and Lafayette Recreation are hosting the […]

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Food Short Film Festival

Come spend an evening with Michael Pollan, Jamie Oliver, Alice Waters, and other luminaries of the local food movement as Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust’s Keep Growing Initiative presents “Nourish,” a series of short films about food at The Colonial Theater on Thursday, July 30 at 7:30 pm. Our food connects us with people, place, and the […]

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Paddle the Scenic CT River with ACT

  Join ACT for a members only paddle to explore a lovely stretch of the Connecticut River, and see the historic Johnson Farm and Islands, ACT conserved earlier this year in Monroe. On Sunday, July 12th (rain date July, 19th) from 10 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m.  we will paddle the river between McIndoe Falls and Dodge Falls. […]

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Summertime Bug Walks with ACT

We are excited to be offering two, unique bug walks this summer that are perfect for kids and families who love spending time outside. Both walks will be led by Native Geographic ecologist Jesse Mohr. Bug and Butterfly Discovery Walk on July 25 from 11-12:30pm Come join us at for a morning of hunting –with nets, of […]

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Trail Building Starting on Community Forest!

  Grab your work gloves and join the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust out on the 840-acre Cooley-Jericho Community Forest. We’re going to start building trails with guidance from the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC). A forest for all, the purpose of the Cooley-Jericho Community Forest is to provide multi-recreational trail uses, wildlife habitat, and encourage people to […]

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Creature Feature: The Buzz About Bees

Step outside into your vegetable patch or flower garden this time of year and you’ll hopefully see honeybees or bumblebees buzzing about. Bees are one of the reasons we can eat fresh fruits and vegetables, and they play an essential part of our food system. In the United States alone, bees provide pollination services valued […]

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In Memory of Sarah Crocker, 1954-2015

This lovely tribute is from Sarah’s sister, Dee McKown: Sarah loved the earth in all of its splendor. Her art, created both with man-made and natural objects, are a testament to her ability to see beauty in everything. From clay to bronze, grapevines to vintage jewelry, Sarah created art and wove it into all aspects […]

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Free Plein Air Workshop

Begin your summer with a free watercolor ‘plein air’ outdoor workshop led by Franconia artist Lynn Bart on Friday, June 5, 2015 from 3-5 p.m. The Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust (ACT) is sponsoring this event. We will gather on the back porch of the Inn at Sunset Hill in Sugar Hill, and paint the beautiful mountain […]

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