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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!
Fresh Local Food from our Community
Full Pantry ~ Spring Forage ~ Milkweed Farm and Swallowtail Farm will be joining forces again to offer a Spring version of the Full Pantry. The share will be 6 weeks, starting Thursday April 3-May 8. It will include spring greens such as arugula, spinach, and lettuces, plus some foraged greens, eggs, fresh dairy each week (milk, yogurt, fresh cheese and greek yogurt), meat (whole roaster chicken, beef or pork weekly) prepared homemade foods such as soups, biscuits, granola and other goodies. Plus an herbal preparation just right for spring cleansing, or an herbal body product such as soap or face cream. 6 weeks $600. We have a very a limited number of these shares. Email or call Lucretia Woodruff at www.milkweedfarm.net, 725-4554
Become a member of Milkweed Farm this season: We are a small family farm committed to growing healthy, delicious food for our children and the local community. Our Farm shares include vegetables, medicinal and culinary herbs, fruits (rhubarb, strawberries, melons), and flower bouquets from late May through September. We also offer egg and meat shares (pork and turkey). This year we will be offering a Freeport drop off for Merriconeag families. To find out more about our farm and practices or to download our 2014 application, please check out our website, www.milkweedfarm.net. You can also contact Lucretia Woodruff at 725-4554 with any questions.
Introduction to Systemic Constellation Work with Laura Ghedina
House and Pet Sitter needed for Barhams over April break. Please call 433-0124 or email Kelly at email@example.com. (03/18)
Hi fellow Waldorf moms, I'm in search of a stay-at-home mom who would be interested in watching my daughter, Ellie on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8am-5pm. She is 19 months old. We live in Freeport and I commute to Portland on those days. I'd prefer to find someone closer to portland, but would consider anywhere in between Freeport and Portland. If you are interested, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.Thank you, Erin Lamour (03/18)
Freeport - One Bedroom Apartment, above garage. Easy access to trails. Only a few minutes to downtown Freeport and I295. Private entrance. Parking available. Yard. Large bedroom closet. No smoking. Dogs considered. (A big, friendly dog is on the premises.) Sewer and snow removal included. Tenant responsible for electricity, heat, hot water, cable/internet/phone and trash removal. Washer/dryer included. $850.00. Call Shawne or Fuzz (#865-3185) with any questions and/or to set up a viewing. (Parents of Merriconeag graduates.) (03/18)
AWSNA Conference Delegates Seeking Housing: Two delegates from Orchard Valley Waldorf School in VT will be attending the AWSNA conference, March 21-23, and are seeking beds for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. One is the school's administrator and the other is the 7th grade teacher. Deb and Jane are hardy and easy-going Vermonters--no fuss! The school has a very tight budget and they would be immensely grateful! If you can host one or both of them for those three nights, please contact Grace Holland at email@example.com. (03/11)
Seeking to buy a used Waldorf wooden kitchen in good condition for my toddlers birthday at the end of April. Contact Eliza at Eliza.firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-653-1266. (03/11)
Seeking a 30-40hr/week nanny in Portland starting in September. Flexible hrs. Two kids 2.5 yrs and 10 weeks (in September). Prefer waldorf/rie background and experience with infants/young children. Pay negotiable. Contact Eliza at Eliza.email@example.com with a letter of interest and experience. (03/11)
Houseplant Help: Are your indoor plants feeling neglected? As the sun is getting stronger, houseplants are starting to wake up and grow again. Now is the perfect time to give them some fresh soil, a larger pot, some fertilizer, and a bit of tidying up. I’d be happy to help you with this ‘dirty’ job! I have years of experience with plants, indoors and out. No plant too small! I’m also available for pet sitting and housecleaning services until gardening season starts in early May. Kat Coriell, BS Horticulture, owner, Garden Hands Gardening Services (since 2002), MWS alumni parent. 926-3047. (03/04)
G 12 to Hermit Island for Marine Biology:
Sun, Sept 14 - Fri, Sept 15. Merriconeag seniors join seniors from other eastern seaboard Waldorf schools for a week of Marine Biology at beautiful Hermit Island.
Tues, Sept 16, 6:15 pm
G 2, 5, & 6 Parent Evenings:
Wed, Sept 17, 7:00 pm.
MS XC Race :
Thurs, Sept 18, MS XC race at Gull Crest Field in Cape Elizabeth. Cape hosts Merriconeag, Greely, Jordan Small (Raymond), and Waynflete. Boys run at 4 pm, girls at 4:30. Come on out and cheer for our middle school teams!
HS XC Race :
Fri, Sept 19. HS XC race at Freeport. Freeport hosts Merriconeag, Poland and York. Boys race at 4:30, girls at 5. We hope to see you there!
Class Photo Day:
Tues, Sept 23. (Rain date: Wed, Sept 24)
G 7 Parent Evening:
Tues, Sept 23, 7:00 pm - Grade 7 Parent Evening.
The Gift of a Commercial-Free Childhood:
Wed, Oct 8, 7 pm.
Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
Donation at the door.
Dr. Susan Linn, Director of The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood & Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School will discuss the commercialization of childhood and ways to protect our children.