The Onion Barn
LWV of Weston Community Conversation #3 - Our Farming Heritage - 21st century version!
Saturday morning, January 30, 2016, Weston Town Hall Meeting Room at 10:30a.m. - 12 noon
The League of Women Voters of Weston has produced two other "Weston's DNA" programs - click here
LINK TO PICTURE STORY
LINK TO VIDEO:
HOW DID THIS MEETING TURN OUT? AWESOME! SEE THE PICTURE STORY BELOW, AND WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE!!
Coffee flowed and donuts - not just donut holes - sat alongside data!
Turnout came after a Kiwanis Meeting that must have been fun! But
people trickled in to the meeting room and included the First Selectman,
Chair. of P&Z, Conservation Commission member or two,
other Town appointed officials - plus a Strategic Planning Committee member or two...
The map below is the "Northern Part of Town" - the top third above
Godfrey Road. The temperature is a bit colder, haven't you
DO YOU KNOW WHERE LACHAT IS ON THIS MAP? HINT: CIRCLED IN RED.
Now this was historic in and of itself! Pictured above is the top
third of town (generally, above Godfrey Road) from a 1986 map prepared
for the first update of the Town Plan of 1969.
Some historic objects from curated collection...and interested audience!
Axe, ballot box and cannon ball above, events over the last year or so below - great power point!
And a switch in presentation style, and Lachat Town Farm Commission
Chair. Ellen McCormick gave us real news about what's up at
Lachat!!! Evaluation of natural features, Kiwanis grant for new tractor, and so much more!
Questions and answers flowed, and then it was over!
Thanks so much for fantastic presentations and great questions
too! PLEASE NOTE THAT THE VIDEO OF THE ENTIRE MEETING IS ONLINE NOW!
Information via links to more about our presenting organizations:
The Lachat Town Farm Commission was formed after years, and has a plan
along with the Nature Conservancy, to complete the vision for a Juliana
The Weston Historical Society has a vision of both the past and how it impacts our future.
DID YOU MISS THESE?
Conversation #1 link here: http://www.lwvweston.org/DNAmtgs.html
DIRECT TO YOUTUBE for Conversation #2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYUGMQbsUnM