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The Massachusetts chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) hosts its first annual fundraising dinner, “NOFA Nourishes Massachusetts” on Saturday, November 14, 2009 at The Bull Run Restaurant (215 Great Road/Rt. 2A, Shirley MA)  Purchase tickets now: $100 member/$125 non-member.

Evening program includes:

6:00pm: Silent Auction and cocktails
7:15pm: A multi-course gourmet dinner prepared by Bull Run Chef, consisting of local and organic ingredients from Massachusetts farmers and producers.
8:15: Speakers and Live Auction. Keynote by David Barber, co-founder of Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture and Blue Hill at Stone Barns Restaurant.

NOFA/Mass is a community including farmers, gardeners, landscapers and consumers working to educate members and the general public about the benefits of local organic systems based on complete cycles, natural materials, and minimal waste for the health of individual beings, communities and the living planet.

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Project manager Carolyn Edsell-Vetter and her partner Jesse were featured in Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership‘s fall Donor Spotlight (p.3).  As part of her commitment to support MBHP, Carolyn raised over $7,500 for the homelessness prevention agency when she ran Boston’s 2009 marathon.  Many thanks to A Yard & A Half’s generous customers, staff,  and business partners who donated during this spring’s Marathon challenge!

MBHP provides programs and support for property owners, managers, and tenants.  Join Carolyn & Jesse at the Founders’ Celebration on November 17, 5:30-7:30 at State Street Financial Center.

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