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All are welcome to join us at our monthly meetings: 4th Tuesday, 7 pm. Our next meeting will be September 24, 7 pm at the Brown Room, 1st UUAA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plant-Powered Family Potluck

HarvestPotlucklineupPlease join us for our Vegan Potluck Saturday, October 5, 2019 in the Fahs Chapell from noon-2PM at the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor (4001 Ann Arbor Saline Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48013). 

Please bring a plant-based vegan dish without meat, fish, eggs, dairy, honey, or other animal products. Enjoy the company of fellow mindful eaters, share information, and eat delicious food! Please bring your own table service and serving tools.  Questions? Contact Sheila Sanders (734) 645-0405 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Food Gatherers Farm Project (Farmer Bill's)

fbCathyPaulKenIf it's Spring, then it must be time to get ready for Season 8 of the Food Gatherers Farm Project, on the property of Farmer Bill Schmid!

We had a lot of folks show up for The BIG PLANT on Saturday, June 1. Unfortunately, we had a lot of rain and thunderstorms after lunch, so had to knock off early.

Help us catch up for an upcoming time on a Monday or Thursday evening or a Saturday morning. Sign up here: Food Gatherers Farm Project Sign Up

 

 

 

 

BANISHED - Movie at Friday Fun Night

mules at the wellOn Friday, September 6 a large group watched this movie together.

In the stories of black families whose land and livelihood were stolen, the film illustrates the limits of the American legal system and the need for creative forms of repair. By introducing these families and the white communities who forced them out, BANISHED raises the question of responsibility for past wrongs and what is involved in righting them.

 

 

 

Auction Dinner: Pollinators

On a lovely June evening in Saline, the Mindful Eating Team gathered to serve a lovely dinner to our guests. Each course had a description of "who" pollinated it. Our Master Gardener, Merrill, guided us through this education. Find these recipes here.


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honeybee 311471 340   P1BeckyEileen   P4GualaBillRicardo
One of our pollinators!   Eileen and Becky   Ricardo, Bill, Guala
P9met   p15LillianKristen   Sunderlands
The Busy Bee Mindful Eating Team   Lillian and Kristin   Rebecca and Jim
 P5Food   P2dinner    p10Flowers
Lots of food..   Merrill discusses pollinators while guests eat   Flowers from Merrill's and Bill's gardens
P11game   p12MerrillTeacher   p13Sunroom
Becky playing a matching game -
flowers to their plants
  Merrill teaching us about pollinators   Gathering in the sunroom with drinks and
appetizers prior to dinner

 

 

March was CSA Information Month

fbveggies9.10We hosted several farmers at our table in the social hall, discussing their Community-Supported Agriculture Farms.

If you want more information on CSAs, you can attend the CSA Fair on April 20 at Ann Arbor Farmers Market

 

 

The Future of Washtenaw County: Farms and Open Space

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On Feb. 26th, 2019, we had a wonderful group of speakers: Ginny Trocchio, Superintendant of Park Planning and Natural Areas, Washtenaw County Parks & Rec. Commission; Larry Doll, local farmer and board member of the Legacy Land Conservancy; new farmer, Hannah Rose Weber of the Land Loom; Kathy Sample of Argus Farm Stop; and Remy Long of the Greenbelt program.

Thanks so much to the Ann Arbor District Library, Westgate Branch, for being such good hosts. And thanks to the great crowd, with many interesting questions.