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Farmers' markets

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market Online Shop: Due to COVID 19, the market is currently NOT open for in-person shopping. However, you can select from a wide variety of farm products, locally produced foods, and other goods from over 20 local producers in one convenient place. While the shopping experience is different, you still go home from your curbside pick up with all the same wonderful local goods market customers are used to. Order 9 a.m. Mon. to 9 a.m. Thur. for Saturday curbside pickup (10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.). Through Saturday, March 27. C. F. Church Building, 80 Flat St. Information:,


"Overfishing and Sea Vegetables" (via Zoom): Today's class focuses on making sustainable choices when it comes to fish Learn about sea vegetables and their many health benefits. 1-3:30 p.m. Robin Matathias teaches this series exploring the connection between our food choices, food production systems, their impacts on both human and environmental health. Learn how to make decisions about what to eat, how this simple daily act can have profound outcomes, which food choices can lead to optimal human health while having the least environmental impact. Zoom link sent out a few days prior to each class. The next Food Choices class is on 2/6. Free. Zoom. Information: Register: 802-246-2821 or


African Dance wth Solo Sana (via Zoom): Dance classes direct from Mali with Solo Sana. All classes are mixed level. Solo Sana: 3-4:15 p.m. Saturdays, 6-7:15 p.m. Thursdays (EST). More info: Also Khady Malal Badji has classes from 1-2:30 p.m. EST every Sunday from Dakar, Senegal, with live drummers and balafon. Khady's Facebook page: (More info: Danielle: $10-$20 sliding scale (Venmo: @zyckandsolo, PayPal:, Cashapp: $djolikelen), $15 Khady's classes. Zoom.

Community meals

PUTNEY Putney Food Shelf: All are welcome - we just ask you to provide your town of residence and number in household for data tracking purposes. 9 - 11 a.m. on Saturdays. Curbside. Stay in your car and volunteers will take your order and bring out boxes of food, including nonperishable items, fresh produce, paper goods, meat, and dairy products. Through Sunday, April 4. Putney Foodshelf, 10 Christian Sq. Information: 802-387-8551.



January 2021