Newton Community Farm celebrated our 10th Harvest in 2016 with a reception and dinner hosted by Mount Ida College in Newton.
|Peter Barrer, former President of NCF, and Barry Brown, President of Mount Ida College. Photo by Neil Halin||Left to Right: Cheryl Lappin, Carolyn and Josh Kraft, Eugene Finkelstein. Photo by Bruce Wilson.|
Speakers at the event included President Barry Brown of Mt. Ida College; Roz Kreizenbeck from Historic Newton; Becka Smillie, an NCF founding member; Ilene Bezahler of Edible Boston; Alison Scorer, Education Coordinator at NCF; and Greg Maslowe, Farm Manager and founding farmer.
Peter Barrer, former NCF Board President, was master of ceremonies and Stephanie Cogen, current Board President, offered closing remarks. Margaret and Ken Mallory presented photographs from ten years of the farm’s history.
Thank You to sponsors of the event and the many local business that provided food and drink.
|Lisa Harries Schumann, Event Coordinator (far right) with event volunteers. Photo by Bruce Wilson.||Guests assembled for speakers in Mount Ida’s Shaw Hall. Photo by Neil Halin.|
Thank You to the Tenth Harvest Event Committee. Thank You to the Cookbooklet Team. A big Thank You to our amazing event volunteers.
And a final Thank You to Lisa Harries Schumann and Susan Still, without whom this event could never and would never have been possible.
Photo Credits: Bruce Wilson and Neil Halin