Crisis Farming: Covid and Newton’s Farm

Newton Community Farm

Oct. 20 Online Event

The 2020 growing season at Newton Community Farm has been a year like no other. With pandemic quarantining, social distancing, growing food insecurity, and increased focus on the importance of local food systems, there’s so much to talk about right now.

Join the Newton Community Farm for a special online event for the entire community on Tuesday, October 20 at 7:30pm — ‘Crisis Farming: The Essential Work of Feeding a Community,’ featuring an insightful conversation with Farm Manager Greg Maslowe about the current challenges facing small community farms. Mother Earth podcast host and environmental lawyer Matt Pawa will interview Greg about how NCF has adapted and thrived during the pandemic and the role that the Farm plays in addressing local food security.

This event is FREE and open to all. Pre-registration is required to receive the link for this virtual event. Two lucky registrants will win food/farming book bundles from Newtonville Books.