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<br /> SpecialPLACES<br /> FOR MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS OF THE TRUSTEES OF RESERVATIONS SPRING 2011 VOLUME 19 NO. 1<br /> Growing Together<br /> JONATHAN BELLER<br /> ©<br /> KENDALL'S CORNER<br /> Growing Together<br /> At one of my first big meetings upon taking<br /> the helm of The Trustees, we approved a<br /> ten-year management plan for Appleton Farms<br /> in Ipswich and Hamilton. That might sound<br /> like small potatoes today, but at the time it<br /> was a pretty big deal. In 2000, The Trustees<br /> were best known for our long and storied<br /> history protecting fields and forests, beaches<br /> and sand dunes, historic houses and landscapes.<br /> And, while we had helped protect farmland for<br /> others – more than 30 vital farms across the<br /> state – we had never run a farm of our own.<br /> Taking on the long-term management of the<br /> oldest continuously working farm in the<br /> country was a leap of faith.<br /> Little did we kn<a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=1"> SpecialPLACES FOR MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS OF THE T</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=2"> JONATHAN BELLER © KENDALL'S CORNER Growing Toge</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=3"> Contents </a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=4"> COVER STORY Come and Grow with Me For farmers </a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=5"> The Trustees hold an Agricultural Preservation R</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=6"> COVER STORY Through a unique part</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=7"> rehabilitate the historic buildings. This, in add</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=8"> PEOPLE & PLACE A Land Like No New projects and pa</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=9"> Other paths and carriage drives that looped throu</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=10"> PEOPLE & PLACE After last year's donation </a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=11"> LANDSCAPES & LANDMARKS A View to the Sea By Kat</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=12"> SOMETHING WILL HAPPEN As Cluck Would Have It Th</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=13"> rise as interest in sustainable, locally produced</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=14"> n Spring Events MARCH – JUNE 2011 For details on</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=15"> Memorial Day Canoe Trip Monday, May 30 | 9AM – </a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=16"> CENTRAL REGION 21st Massachusetts Land Conservat</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=17"> Volunteer Stewarding the Steps: Garlic Mustard Pu</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=18"> Wild Edibles Walk Workshop Sunday, May 15 | 1 –</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=19"> FOR CHILDREN Farm Fiddleheads Five Wednesdays, Ma</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=20"> © J. BELLER Community Garden Kick-Off Saturday, M</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=21"> Learn something new and enjoy your favorite Trust</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=22"> FIND YOUR PLACE Naumkeag, Stockbridge © R. CHEEK</a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=23"> </a> <a title="Special Places | Spring 2011 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/310813e6?page=24"> Special PLACES THE TRUSTEES OF RESERVATIONS 572 </a>