2005 RI Fruit Growers Meetings:
March 23, 2005 at 6:30PM
Moosup Valley Grange, Moosup Valley Rd., Foster, RI
Luella Hill, Locallygrownfood.com
Take route 14 west off route 102 in Foster. Travel one mile on route 14 then take a right onto Moosup Valley Road. Grange is about one mile on the left.
April 14, 2005 at 5:30
Keown Orchard, 9 McCellan Road, Sutton, MA (near Worcester)
May 12, 2005 at 5:30
Tougas Family Farm, 234 Ball Street, Northborough, MA
From Route 95, take Route 146 North exit. Follow for approximately 35 miles to Worcester. In Worcester, take the exit for Route 290 east. Follow through Worcester to Exit #24, Church Streer, Northboro/Boylston. Turn left towards Boylston, turn right onto Ball Street and follow the signs up the hill.
June 16, 2005 at 5:30
Sweet Berry Farm, Jan and Michelle Eckhart
19 Third Beach Ave., Middletown, RI 401-847-3912
To get there from Providence, cross the Newport Bridge and follow signs to 138 East/Route 114 North. At the light, turn left onto Admiral Kalbfus Blvd( also toward 138E/114N). At the light where 138/114 turns left, stay straight onto Miantonomi Ave. Miantonomi Ave will merge into Green End Ave. Continue on Green Ave. for two miles to Third Beach Road. Turn left on Third Beach Road and follow for 1/4 mile to the entrance for Sweet berry Farm on the left side.
Pesticide-license recertification credits (2 hours) will be offered.
A $10/person registration fee is charged for all meetings.
Summer Farm Tour
July 18 at Nicewicz Family Farm in Bolton, MA
Come join the Massachusetts Fruit Growers Association
and the UMASS Fruit Team