AMESBURY — Local author Edith Maxwell is the featured speaker at a garden meeting tomorrow at the John Greenleaf Whittier Home.

The meeting will begin at 2 p.m.

Maxwell, an organic farmer in Amesbury, once owned and operated the Five Star Organic Farm in West Newbury. It was the smallest certified-organic farm in Essex County at the time.

Tea sandwiches, desserts, lemonade and tea will be served following the presentation. Non-members are welcome to attend, and can reserve a seat by calling 978-388-1337 in advance. A donation of $10 is requested from non-members.

A mini-tour of the museum/home will be available. In the event of rain, the program and refreshments will be moved inside.

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