West

INFORMER

Informer: Peach picking, puppets, and a grocery store

The Assabet Village Food Cooperative surpassed 400 owners last month, as part of an initiative to build a community-owned full-service grocery store in Maynard. There will be a table for the Assabet Village Food Cooperative at the Maynard Farmers’ Market, in the Mill Pond parking lot off Main Street on Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, visit assabetvillagecoop.com.

It’s peach season at Belkin Family Lookout Farm in Natick, with more than 50 types of peach trees open for picking from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Early apples are also ready for picking. The farm also recently launched its Lookout Farm Hard Cider . The Lookout Farm is at 89 Pleasant St. For more information, visit lookoutfarm.com and lookoutfarmcider.com.

Advertisement

Applicants can now register for Assabet After Dark programs in Marlborough. Located at the Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School on 215 Fitchburg St., Assabet After Dark offers classes in sports, dance, computers, art, music, photography, and wellness, as well as opportunities to obtain new certifications and licenses. Assabet After Dark has also partnered with ed2go, providing over 200 six-week online classes. For more information, contact the Assabet After Dark program at 508-263-9651.

Cynthia Chen

Cynthia Chen can be reached at cynthia.chen@globe.com.
Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to Globe.com for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com