Posts by Charlotte Border

Senator Barrett’s Thoughts on Preserving the Waltham Field Station

From Senator Barrett’s Facebook, MARCH 10th, 2019– We shouldn’t let this happen: By the end of 2019, the University of Massachusetts plans to evict eight nonprofit organizations, each of them involved in advancing sustainable agriculture, local produce, and healthy urban diets for eastern Massachusetts, from a century-old “field station” it owns in Waltham. Profoundly disappointing, to say…

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Councillor Nabulime Reflects on Town Hall Meeting

From Sharline Nabulime’s Facebook, MARCH 10th, 2019— I am so grateful to everyone who came to the town- For your voice in the fight for our only remaining farm, I thank you. To Senator Barrett, for your fight, leadership, and clear call to action, I thank you. To Mayor McCarthy, Representative Stanley, and all the…

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Waltham Patch: Could Waltham Fields Community Farm Be Saved?

By Jenna Fischer NOVEMBER 28th, 2018— The fate of Waltham’s last farm is still in the balance, but the director of Waltham Fields Farm is cautiously optimistic that a potential deal in the works between the city and UMass might just be the answer that saves the farm. Still, she’s asking that supporters not step…

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WBUR: The Fate of Waltham’s Last Farm

By Alex Green, November 26th, 2018– Each fall, thousands of people gather for the Waltham Fields Community Farm’s farm day to celebrate the land that is our community’s last connection to an agricultural way of life. The farm’s brick station house is home to a dozen land use and preservation groups and a host of…

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