Staying active, staying home: Gardening, exercise and dancing

“Gardening is a 12-step program, which includes planning, preparing, planting, and producing,” says Elizabeth Hill, urban agriculture and food systems educator with the University of Maryland Extension. At a UMB Go Green-sponsored sustainability workshop on March 11, Hill showed faculty, staff, and students the steps needed to start a garden.“Before you start, you need to […]

Staying home, staying active

Grow, eat, preserveLearn how to save fresh produce through freezing, dehydrating and fermenting techniques. On May 7 6:30 p.m. join the second class in the “Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It” series offered though University of MD Extension.Register online to attend the free class at https://go.umd.edu/preservingfood. Technique demonstrations and recipes will be included.If you missed […]

Message Wall: Caring neighbors share ideas and support

Dorchester BannerCAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which […]

April 9 Message Wall: Sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner will continue to post updated lists of announcements through the week. […]

Hands and Hearts for neighbors

CAMBRIDGE – Dorchester County student Becca Brault, a 4-H club member, spent last weekend sewing more than 50 masks with her mother Christina. The cloth protective gear is being donated to local health care providers to supplement their supply as they work to treat victims of COVID-19. Ms. Brault wrote online that the project exemplifies […]

Message Wall: Neighbors sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner will continue to post updated lists of announcements through the week. […]

Chip Fleming, visionary agro-entrepreneur

LINKWOOD — In the late 1970s, a group of farmers came together to form the American Agriculture Movement in an attempt to organize a strike to raise awareness of the importance of the American Farmer. Some of these farmers drove their tractors all the way to Washington, D.C. to protest, blocking traffic, and creating significant […]