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The Urban Homesteaders’ League is calendar for workshops and skill-shares on ecological urban agriculture, urban livestock, food preparation and preservation, making your own skincare products and cleaning supplies, urban composting, basic carpentry, green retrofitting, fiber arts, and sustainable urban living skills of all kinds. We hope to see you at an upcoming event!

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The UHL is dedicated to inspiring and empowering individuals and communities to shift from a lifestyle of passive consumption to one of active participation, creation, and connection. We are committed to re-imagining the good life as one that is meaningful, pleasurable, environmentally sustainable, and socially just. We place the home at the center of that pursuit and see it as a site for personal and societal transformation.

Upcoming events (5+)

27th Annual Cambridge Carnival International

Kendall Square

Taking place on September 8, 2019 from 12-6pm at Kendall Square, Cambridge Carnival International is a colorful and festive celebration rooted in African traditions. This free festival is celebrating 27 years this year and is considered a Cambridge Institution, and is the largest festival in Cambridge with thousands of attendees. The highlight of the festival is a grand costume parade accompanied by rich rhythmic musicality promoting all types of cultures. Participants can be seen as revelers masquerading through the streets in dazzling handmade costumes, dancing to the beat of the Carnival. The festival is also an opportunity to celebrate Cambridge’s diversity, enjoy international foods, and purchase multicultural crafts from around the world!

Boston Local Food Festival

Rose Kennedy Greenway

Join us at celebrating 10 years of the Boston Local Food Festival at the Rose Kennedy Greenway, September 15, 2019 from 11 AM - 5 PM! For one spectacular day each year, the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts transforms the Rose Kennedy Greenway and the City of Boston into the nation's largest local & sustainable food hub! Boston Local Food Festival is a outdoor festival that showcases farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, fisher folks, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from New England. The festival also features lively chef & DIY demos, a Seafood Throwdown competition, diverse music and performances, family fun zone and more. Best of all, we bring this annual event to the community FREE of charge. So grab your reusable water bottles and bags and enjoy New England's largest one day farmers market, while celebrating "Healthy Local Food for All."

4th Local Craft Spirits Festival at University Park

Join us for SBN's 4th Local Craft Spirits Festival on Saturday, October 12th, 2019, 4:00 - 7:00 PM (3:30PM VIP) in Central Square, Cambridge, MA, rain date, October 13th. Back by popular demand, SBN’s Local Craft Spirits Festival will gather hundreds of local spirits fans to celebrate together with dozens of local vendors and hundreds of products! Participate in cocktail demos, enjoy local food, and help choose Boston’s best local craft Mixologist at our Local Craft Cocktail Throwdown. Participants will receive plenty of beverage tickets to try cocktails and alcoholic beverage products. Non-alcoholic beverages are unlimited tastings. Come taste, discover, socialize, and network with dozens of local distilleries, cideries, meaderies, breweries, artisan beverage brewers, and local food producers, all while savoring local music and celebrating local spirits! Food is not included and is for sale for $6 or less. For more information, email [masked].

Ready to Grow: Farmer Night at Boston Public Market Kitchen

The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market

READY TO GROW: FARMER NIGHT AT THE BPM Discover the magic behind what’s on your plate. Proceeds benefit The Carrot Project. For over 13 years, The Carrot Project has worked with farm and food businesses in New England and New York’s Hudson Valley, supporting their successes by helping them build the financial management skills to help their businesses thrive. Join us at the Boston Public Market for a Meet & Eat and get to know farmers and small businesses that receive business assistance from The Carrot Project. If you care about keeping food local, help us support small and medium-sized farmers and food businesses in our region. Tickets: Early Bird (before September 13) $125 Regular Entry (after September 13) $150 At the Door $175 THE FUN: Cocktails & Apps Food Demos Farmer Success Stories! CONTACT: [masked][masked] ext. 11 TICKETS HERE: https://bit.ly/2Kj94OV

Past events (1,328)

Eat Local Month: Tour of Boston Organics

Boston Organics

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