(Deadline for submission is the Friday before publication. Most items are published for two weeks.)
MWS continues to recycle all toner cartridges and cell phones, just bring them to either office. Storage is easier if toner boxes are recycled at home. Thank you!
Willow Pond Farm Apples are Back!
Apples are again being delivered to Merriconeag's Early Childhood Center on Fridays before 11:30am. Orders must be placed with Willow Pond Farm (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Thursday at 2:00 p.m.. Please leave payment in the envelope on the file cabinet in the Early Childhood Office PRIOR to delivery.
Macs & Cortlands are available now. N.spy and red delicious in October.
McIntosh, Cortland Fancy: peck $10, half bushel $18
Jill Agnew, Willow Pond Farm, 395 Middle Road, Sabattus, Maine 04280, 207-375-6662
To learn more about the farm, click here.
Bringing in the Harvest- Full Pantry C.S.A. Milkweed Farm and Swallowtail Farm are joining together to offer a variety of fall vegetables, plus milk, eggs, yogurt, cheese, meat, canned goods and homemade baked goodies for 6 weeks. The share will run from November 6th thru December 11th. Pick Ups will be Wednesdays in Brunswick at Milkweed Farm, at M.W.S. in Freeport and in Portland at Lauren's Apothecary. Space is limited. Cost $600. For more information or to sign up, please call or email Lauren Pignatello- 837-3601, email@example.com, or Lucretia Woodruff, 725-4554, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Milkweed Farm Pasture Raised Turkeys for Thanksgiving 2013. Turkeys are $5.00 per pound which includes the slaughter fee. Please let us know what size turkey you would like. You can call or email us with any questions. We do ask for a $20 deposit to reserve a turkey. Contact Lucretia Woodruff (MWS parent of Seamus, Maeve and Daire') at email@example.com, or call 725-4554.
Items wanted: Beads, findings, beading wire, tools, etc. that may be gathering dust in your craft area. Contact Karine Odlin, firstname.lastname@example.org. (10/15)
Wanted to borrow: Guitar for a couple of months. Do you have an unused guitar perhaps sitting in a closet that you are willing to loan? Jenaya needs a guitar for a short-term class at the high school. If you have one that can part with for a few months, please let me know. Donna Levi, 781-6565, email@example.com (10/15)
For Rent: Lovely rustic home situated on 3 1/2 acres within a mile of Mericoneag. 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, fireplace, big kitchen, over sized garage. Includes many furnishings. Seeking responsible, clean, petless, smokeless occupants. Available 11-1-13, $2,500/mo & security. Contact Bill for questions or showing 207-671-8494 (10/15)
For Sale: Great assortment of wooden vehicles. $25 contact firstname.lastname@example.org (10/15)
Tonya Sattin's (mother of Dash, grade 1, and Zella, EC) shop, Circa Home and Vintage, has been nominated for a Portland Buy Local Indie Biz Award and she'd would like your help securing the vote. These community-led nominations and resulting awards mean a lot to hard-working small businesses. Please consider voting for Circa Home as Portland's Best Kept Secret by visiting the Buy Local website: portlandbuylocal.org/indiebiz-2013. Voting is open through tomorrow (wednesday oct. 9) at 5pm. And then stop by the shop for new and vintage furniture, home decor, natural living, and Waldorf inspired toys and art supplies. 247B Congress Street, Portland. Open every day from 11-5. See you there! And thank you. (10/08)
Free...great things: ChildLife swing set, with fireman's pole, rope ladder, tower and monkey bars. Brunswick, come and get it. Email for details and photos: email@example.com (10/08)
Free Chickens: 8 laying Bantam Auracana hens. Also – chicken feeder, waterer, and water heater all for $40. Call Florence at 865-6623. (10/08)
Designing Schools for Nature Connection & Community Involvement:
Tues, July 7, 7:00 - 8:30 pm,
Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
$10/person suggested donation.
Join us for an evening of exploration with Matt Bibeau, Co-Director of the Institute of Permaculture Education for Children, into how we can support the transition towards providing children with abundant opportunities to connect and learn with nature.
This event is co-hosted by Merriconeag and The Resilience Hub of Portland Maine.
Circus Smirkus at Merriconeag:
Monday, August 3 & Tuesday, August 4, 1:00 & 6:00 pm,
Grade School Campus, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
THE BIG TOP TOUR IS COMING TO TOWN
with our own high school student, Sarah Norden,
as part of the amazing cast!
TICKETS ON SALE AT ROYAL RIVER NATURAL FOODS BEGINNING JUNE 10TH!