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March 10, 2014

Edible Garden Group hosts Atlantic Saltworks owners

NEWBURYPORT — Alison Darnell and Heather Ahearn of Atlantic Saltworks will be the speakers for the March meeting of the Greater Newburyport Edible Garden Group.

The program begins at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18 in the Newburyport Public Library Program Room.

Darnell and Ahearn are the founders of Atlantic Saltworks, a local independent business reviving North Atlantic salt- making traditions. They will share some of the history of saltworks in our area and describe how they make flake finishing salt. Atlantic Saltworks is based in Salem, with operations in Amesbury and Essex/Gloucester.

The Edible Garden Group was formed by community members who are interested in getting together to learn and share information about sustainable food growing. The meetings are focused on building community resilience through increasing the availability of safe, nutritious, sustainably-grown local food. For more information contact Deb Carey at boiester@gmail.com or 978-388-5629.

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