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October 2010

CHEARS Projects News and Links
October 1, 2010
  • Three Sisters Garden:-- All are invited to work sessions (Saturday mornings) and workshops/potlucks (Sunday afternoons) this fall in Greenbelt MD. Below is a schedule of work days and co-learning workshops/potlucks for September/October.
  • Saturday October 2: Work-Morning- 9-11:30 AM: --Schrom Hills Park (6915 Hanover Parkway): Cover Crop and Fruit Tree Planting and Garden Construction
  • Sunday October 3: Food and Fun Raising Workshop/Potluck 3:00-6:30: -- Springhill Lake Recreation Center Garden (6101 Cherrywood Lane): Kick Off—Equinox Celebration—Medicine Wheel Gardens, Sheet Mulching and Fruit Tree Plantings—Bring dish to share
  • Sunday October 24: Event connected to Harvest Festival/Music and crafts and yard sale Workshop/Potluck 11:00 to 4:PM:--
    Volunteers and crew work leaders are needed for each site. Please contact Maggie Cahalan ( or Lucy Duff ( for more information. The Three Sisters Garden project is approved as one for which Prince George’s County Master Gardeners can receive volunteer work credit and school community service credit hours are also available
  • Wild Meadows Farm: --Series of re-skilling workshops (April-November 2010). Click HERE for detailed schedule.

    Click HERE to go to the CHESTORY web site.

  • Greenbelt Climate Action Network (G-CAN):
  • October 13 meeting second Wednesdays at Greenbelt Community Center. Contact Steve Kane at or Lore Rosenthal at,
  • Real and Meal at New Deal:--- Events are on Third Mondays. Next event is on Monday, October 18 An optional vegan meal ($13) will be served beginning at 6:30 with film beginning at 7PM. — .
  • Stone Soup Music:, Harvest Festival October 24. For more information please contact Rich Green at or call 301-806-8796
  • FLOWS: For more information contact
  • Green Man Festival: Green Man 2011 Mothers Day weekend in Greenbelt MD!!! Contact Steve Kane at Click HERE to go to the Green Man Site. Click HERE to go to the pictures of the past Green Man Festivals.
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    Project News and Blogs
    October 24, 2010
    Project news summaries now appear on our frontpage righthand column. Both the photos and the project titles in the righthand column link to individual project pages with more information. Several of those pages contain "rss" links that can be used with newsfeed readers such as, and if you subscribe you'll be alerted with any updates. Note that you can also subscribe to our calendar, as described here. Full Story

    Andy Goldsworthy and Paul Downs
    October 28, 2010
    Nov 15 please join us at New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt to experience art that re-connects us to our natural surroundings, first with "Rivers and Tides" about Andy Goldsworthy of Scotland, and then for discussion and demonstrations with Greenbelt's own Paul Downs, whose artwork continues to inspire us to spend more time in our green spaces. As usual the (optional) vegan meal will be served by Chef Karim at 6:30pm, followed by the film at 7, and Paul at 8. Join us! Full Story


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