Portraying farm workers beyond fields, honoring gay liberation: New LA art

At Craft Contemporary on Wilshire Blvd., one new show features 12 LA-based artists who use repetition in various ways. “Many” runs through Sept.11. One of the artists is Narsiso Martinez, who grew up around farm work, and creates portraits of agriculture workers that are drawn onto cardboard boxes. His series is called “Sin Bandanas.” “It’s … Read more

The weekend: Beginner Skeet & a Farm Breakfast; 30 things to do in northern RI

Northern, RI – It’s Father’s Day weekend and if you’re not home firing up the grill, there are plenty of chances to get out and celebrate dad – or to just enjoy the warm summer weather – in northern Rhode Island. Start your weekend off the right way today by helping others at a blood … Read more

Oak Park Herbalist’s Sunny Squirrel Farm is a Healing and Sharing Place

Melina Bronfin and her daughter Eliana Rivka. (Jerry Zolynsky) Melina Bronfin’s motto is “everything but the squirrels,” referring to her large selection of 60+ types of medicinal herbs. When Melina Bronfin moved into her Oak Park home 10 years ago, she looked at her neglected weed-filled garden and knew she had lots of work ahead. … Read more

Trustees & Wonderfund Host Foster Families at Weir River Farm

Photo courtesy of The Trustees May 31, 2022 Submitted by The Trustees of Reservations The Trustees of Reservations (The Trustees), the nation’s first land preservation nonprofit, partnered with the Wonderfund, a private nonprofit that serves children and their families engaged with the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF), to host 250 people — including … Read more

How I Built a Plastic & Preservative-Free ‘Farm to Fork’ Cafe that Helps 250 Artisans Earn More

“People often say craft is meant to be imperfect, but then when it comes to selecting a piece to purchase for their homes, they want something that is perfect, ”says Ankita Jaiswal, the owner of Brio Art House and Cafe in Lucknow. In this space, people can get a sense of Indian art as they … Read more

Wonderfund, Trustees of Reservations team up for Weir River Farm day

HINGHAM – Hundreds of foster children and their families flocked to Weir River Farm to listen to live music, climb aboard tractors, do arts and crafts, and meet the many animals that call the Hingham farm home. The Trustees of Reservations partnered with the Wonderfund, a private nonprofit that serves children and their families engaged … Read more

Spring Finds on the Farm Craft Show includes more than 50 craft vendors

“In the spring of 2020, a lot of activities were being closed down, or prevented from happening, and we have some friends, family, and neighbors who are crafters, and they were ready for the craft season, but they had no outlet, or no place to have their craft shows, because in 2020, there were no … Read more

Windmill Farm & Craft Market ready for its 35th season | Business

BARRINGTON – When Stoltzfus Pastries opened in the Windmill Farm and Craft Market’s inaugural year of 1987, there were 64 shops in two buildings and 25 outdoor vendors. The Amish bakery that the Stoltzfus family of Romulus runs is now one of 175 businesses at the sprawling, 44-acre market atop a hill on Route 14A. … Read more