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Celebrate Spring and Local Food with AFSC-SENE!

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

baby lettuce

baby lettuce

baby lettuce

Spring and gardens and food!

Don Bustos, Traditional Farmer

Don Bustos in front of a white background

The AFSC’s Don Bustos, an award-winning sustainable farmer, produces food on the same New Mexico land his ancestors have farmed for 300 years.

The Connections Between Food Creation and Democracy

Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 7:00pm

...and the echo follows

cover of book...and the echo follows by Nic Paget-Clarke

...and the echo follows a book of photos and essays about farming and food production around the world by Nic Paget-Clarke

American Friends Service Committee, Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund, Sustainable Wellness, and In Motion Magazine
 
Invite you to an evening of Photos and Conversation about the global food movement
Featuring Nic Paget-Clarke author of “…and the echo follows” and publisher of In Motion Magazine
 
The Connections Between Food Creation and Democracy
Thursday June 30, 2011   7pm until 9pm

Don Bustos farming family land

Don Bustos farming his family's 300 year old land.

Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Geothermal Heating, part of the Healthy Choices for People and Planet.  Seekonk Public Library, 401 Newman Ave. (Route 152).  Mel Hensch, founder of EfficiencyPlus, a company dedicated to energy efficiency, conservation and renewable energy, will speak on geothermal energy for heating and cooling.  Geothermal energy makes use of the relatively constant temperature of the earth a few feet below the ground surface to create a green or neutral heat pump that saves energy and provides a clean, renewable source of energy.

Green Buildings: Healthy Choices for People and the Planet

Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

 Joseph Newsome, who conceived and oversaw the development of the 17 Gordon Ave business incubator in Providence (RI’s first green commercial building) and David Ward, a LEED consultant, will give a presentation on buildings that increase energy efficiency, make us of renewable energy, reduce water consumption and run-off, maximize the use of natural light, and provide healthy living and work environments.   Co-sponsored by AFSC-SENE.

Celebrate the Summer Solstice, Father's Day, Sustainable Agriculture and AFSC-SENE!

Sunday, June 20, 2010 - 5:00pm

Due to predictions of intense thunderstorms, the picnic will take place at Providence Friends Meeting, corner of Olney and Morris St.  Providence.  Same time.  Same great food and people.  Bring instruments.  We'll still have fun!

We will provide: the main course, good breads, and beverages; the farm will provide beautiful seasonal fresh organic veggies. 

You bring: a picnic blanket or chairs, eating utensils (including plates), a dessert to share, and musical instruments.

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AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more

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