Hello. Read below for great events happening in the Upper Valley. Welcome to this month's BCC newsletter.
First Monday Movie Series: THE POWER OF COMMUNIT Monday, October 1st
6:30pm @ Colatina Exit

Come early if you'd like to order food and drink.

Donations are welcome, but completely optional.

Winter Walk on a Warm February DayA photo essay by Cindy Clemence.


October 1, 2012 • The Colatina Exit • Bradford, Vermont
6:30pm Movie Begins • Come early to order food and drink.

Watch the trailer at:

An American documentary film that explores the Special Period in Peacetime and its aftermath; the economic collapse and eventual recovery of Cuba following the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. Following the dramatic steps in response to the sudden lack of oil, taken by both the Cuban government and citizens, its major themes include urban agriculture, energy dependence, and sustainability.

Recipient of People's Choice Award for Best International Film at Aotearoa Environmental Film Festival

We are very grateful to George Woodard and Gerianne Smart for bringing “The Summer of Walter Hacks” to us on September 21st . Not only was this event a successful fund-raiser for the VT Farm Disaster Relief Fund, but it was also very entertaining and inspiring. The audience was spellbound, and even after the film ended, they stayed for another half hour to quiz George and Gerianne about the making of the film!

If you would like to learn more about organic farmer and filmmaker George Woodard, visit:
1002 - George Woodard | Profile | Vermont Public Television

If you would like to learn more about the film, visit:
Pasture Productions | Summer of Walter Hacks

Congratulations to Our Raffle Winners!

1st Prize: Gary Tillotson of Bradford won the Morris Table donated by Copeland Furniture

2nd Prize: Jim Henderson of West Newbury won the overnight stay donated by Grafton Inn

3rd Prize: Lorenzo Wilhite of Thetford won the Outbound sleeping bag donated by Hill’s 5 & 10

All of the Raffle proceeds were donated to the
VT Farm Disaster Relief Fund.

Sustainability Tidbits

The Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District is holding an event that may interest area residents. On October 6 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. we will be collecting electronics (just about anything with a plug including TVs, computers, printers, etc), textiles and book collection at the Chelsea Recycling Depot. This is a free event to anyone residing in our district; nearby towns within the district include: Bradford, Chelsea, Tunbridge, Washington and Williamstown. Go to www.cvswmd.org for more info or call 229-9383 ext 106.

Bradford Community Canning & Bradford Congregational Church present
An Applesauce Social
Let’s work together to make applesauce & bring some home for your freezer!
Sample freshly made apple butter!
October 21, 2-5 pm at Bradford Congregational Church
Equipment & supplies furnished at NO COST Free on-site child care
Please let us know if you are coming! 802-356-4013 or bradfordcanning@gmail.com
Find us at facebook.com/BradfordVermontCanning

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