Meet and greet with public officials on May 4

On May 4, tenant organizations of the Waltham Field Station hosted a meet and greet with local and state officials. Everyone gathered in the distribution barn located behind the main building and in front of the cultivated fields.

Waltham Mayor Jeannette McCarthy was among the first to arrive.

Dee Kricker gave a fabulous backgrounder on the history and significance of the site.

Each organization spoke about its mission and the significance of working together at the field station.

Edith Murnane, Executive Director, Mass Farmers Markets

 

Scott Shurr, Green Rows of Waltham (GROW) – community gardens

Boston Area Climate Experiment

Grow Native Massachusetts

Charles River Dog Training Club

Sonja Wadman, Executive Director, Waltham Land Trust

Stacey Daley, Executive Director, Waltham Fields Community Farm

Marc Rudnick wraps up the presentations

Tenants gave tours of the site, inside and out.

We were proud to showcase the many activities and programs that we provide together to benefit Waltham and surrounding communities. Thank you to the public officials who were able to join us on May 4, among them Senator Mike Barrett, Representative and City Councilor Tom Stanley, Waltham Mayor Jeannette McCarthy, Councilor Robert Logan, Councilor Diane LeBlanc, Councilor Dan Romard, Councilor Randy LeBlanc.