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Meetings, Programs & Activities

General Meetings:


Meetings are held on the second Wednesday at the Avery Street Christian Reformed Church, 661 Avery Street, South Windsor, CT at 7 pm, unless stated otherwise. Light refreshments may be served. Covid restrictions for each venue may apply.

Visitors are always welcome.


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Wednesday September 8, 2021

6:00 PM

Foster Family Farm, 90 Foster St., SW

Dwight Foster, Co-Owner of Foster Farm Greenhouses

Demonstration of the growing process in the green houses

Dwight will take us on a walk through the greenhouses and mum fields. He will show us the growing process from the arrival of plants as root cuttings until they are ready for sale.   

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Wednesday October 13, 2021

7:00 PM

Avery Street Christian Reformed Church, 661 Avery St., SW

Tom &Sharon Muska, Owners and Operators of Applebrook Farm

Growing Apples – Challenges and Rewards

With no formal training or experience with establishing an orchard, they will share the process of trial and error as they have dealt with disasters as well as good things.    

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Wednesday November 10, 2021

7:00 PM

South Windsor Public Library, 1550 Sullivan Ave., SW

Nick Bellantoni, The Emeritus CT State Archaeologist

Nutrition and Exercise: What Ancient Bones Can Teach Us About Our Health

Nick will talk about how the forensic case studies involving human

skeletal remains of historic people can teach us how they apply

to modern behavior regarding nutrition and exercise.

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Wednesday January 12, 2022 (Snow Date: January 19)

7:00 PM

Avery Street Christian Reformed Church, 661 Avery St., SW

Karen Timko-Gelber, President of the Nutmeg State Orchid Society

An Introduction to Growing Orchids

The various types of orchids and the basics of growing orchids in the home environment will be discussed.

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Saturday February 12, 2022 (Snow Date: February 19)

10:00 AM

Woodland Gardens, 168 Woodland St., Manchester

Matt Mattus, Author, Designer, and Horticultural Consultant

The Art of Vegetable Gardening

Matt examines new discoveries and old facts as well as new tips and tricks when growing heirloom vegetables as well as the more common vegetables.

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Wednesday March 9, 2022 (Snow Date: March 16)

7:00 PM

South Windsor Public Library, 1550 Sullivan Ave., SW

Karen Monger & Robert Gergulics – The Three Foragers

Edible Wild Mushrooms of CT

Explore the best tasting wild mushrooms found in CT along with Identification tips and recipe inspirations.

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Wednesday April 13, 2022

7:00 PM

Wood Memorial Library and Museum/Ann Masi Program

Margery Winters, Assistant Director and Instructor at Roaring Brook Nature Center  

Spring Wildflowers

We will learn about the many spring wildflowers in CT: when they bloom, where to find them, how they got their names and what makes these plants so special.

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Wednesday May 11, 2022

7:00 PM

Avery Street Christian Reformed Church, 661 Avery St., SW

Sally Brockett, Local Gardener, Birder, Member of Daytime Gardeners of North Haven

Mason Bees

Learn how to attract these super pollinators to your yard, understand their life cycle, and discover some amazing facts about these super bees. 

Sunday, June 12, 2022       "Pathways and Blooms", Garden Tour and Plant Sale




Come grow with us!