Volume 38 Number 10 The Good News Paper October 2017

Tigers Varsity Volleyball Team on Winning

Coach Jenn Kuehl and varsity volleyball team players, Rachel Roy, Shannon Kobbe, Katie Martineau, Haley Maynard, Morgan
Cunningham, Tatyana Long, Sami Cardinal, Chloe Weeks, Nikke Page, Clara Moore, Jaclyn Peaslee, and Kristina Radcliffe

The varsity volleyball team has been on fire since the Sunapee. The varsity volleyball team then put its
start of their season on September 6 when they beat flawless 6-0 record on the line on Monday,
Nute 3-0 at home. September 8 saw another home 3-0 September 25 as they hosted Moultonboro for another
victory against Stevens High School from Claremont. 3-0 victory. At press time, the team had a record of 7
On the 13th, the traveled to Pittsfield for yet another wins, 0 losses with their next game being a rematch
3-0 victory. On the 15th, they traveled to with Nute at Nute High School.
Hillsboro-Deering for another 3-0 win, bringing their Coach Jenn Kuehl is certainly proud of her Tigers so
record to 4 wins, 0 losses. On Monday, September 18, far, and as they advance through the season, we hope
they defeated Epping, 3-1. With the season still very to see much more excitement and victories for our
young, the Farmington High School Tigers now varsity volleyball team.
moved into a tie atop the NHIAA Division-III
standings. The Tigers, who boast an impressive 55-9 For more information on Farmington Athletics, visit
mark over the last four seasons, returned to action on www.FarmingtonAthletics.org and get schedules,
Friday, September 22 for their away 3-0 win against rosters, photos, summaries, and more.
Popcorn Fridays at Valley PTA Hosted Welcome for New
View Community School Members and Invites Others
Starting on September 15th, small bags of popcorn to Join and Contribute
are being sold in grades K-3 every Friday. The cost is
$0.50 per bag and the proceeds from the popcorn Thank you to all staff and parents/guardians who
sales goes to positive behavior rewards program to already established their PTA membership. The
support end-of-year treats. PTS’s first monthly meeting was held on Thursday,
September 14 at 6:30 PM in the Valley View
What is a Bucket Filler? Community School Library. Something new the
At Valley View, students read the book How Full is Your
PTA added this school year was to offer an
Bucket by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer. The story is overview for any new members and those interested
about how everyone has an imaginary bucket that can be in joining the PTA. That meeting was held on
filled with good feelings and emptied when we feel hurt. A Tuesday, September 12 at 6:30 PM in the Valley
bucket filler is someone who looks for ways to be kind and View Library. Attendees learned about the
respectful to others. They fill other people’s buckets by Farmington PTA’s purpose, goals and how new and
giving others sincere compliments, helping out and doing interested members can contribute, ask questions,
the right thing without being asked. A bucket dipper is share ideas, and connect with other families & staff
someone who complains about others and is rude and in Farmington. Light refreshments were served. The
unkind. Remember to remind your children to also fill their Farmington PTA welcomed all to attend and don’t
own buckets by telling them to think positive and happy require membership in order to help put on their
thoughts and look for things to be grateful for. Grownups wonderful community events and programs! Follow
have buckets too! You can read more on this topic at the them on Facebook: Farmington PTA or send an
website bucketfillers101.com. email to FarmingtonPTA@gmail.com with your
questions or thoughts.

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Busy Season Ahead for The ever popular Christmas bulb ornaments will be back
for another year and will also be available at the Craft
Farmington Preservation and and Pie Fair. Supply is limited and promise to go faster
Improvement Organization than the pies, so get there early! Look for updates and
other volunteer opportunities on Facebook/Farmington
Mark your calendar and plan to join FPIO volunteers on
Preservation and Community Organization.
Saturday, November 11th to help string Farmington’s
Christmas lights for yet another year. Volunteers are asked Memorial Service Planned
to meet at the municipal office parking lot at 9:00 am (rain
date November 25th ). This is your chance to help make for Nell Leary On August 6, 2017 Nell
our little town shine! “Many hands make light work” is a Leary peacefully
particularly fitting quote for this project. A real team effort
passed away. Come
is required to keep the old fragile bulbs from touching the
join us in a celebration
pavement. LED bulbs purchased through FPIO fundraising
of her life on October
efforts are plastic and will alleviate future breakage but
volunteers will always be needed to unroll and support the 14 th at 11:00 at the
strings while the bucket truck operators lift and attach them First Congregational
to the poles. Enhancements made to the lighting system Church on Main Street
over the summer promise to be real crowd pleasers Farmington. If Nell has
according to committee organizers. ever given you a tin of
The FPIO’s latest fundraising project, “Farmington – cookies or shared her
Through a Lens,” a 2018 community calendar featuring smile with you please
stunning local photography is available at the following join us and share your
locations: Barron Brothers Development, Inc., Route 11 memories with her family and friends.
and at Cardinal’s Farmhouse Sampler, Route 11.
Calendars will also be available the Farmington Women’s
Book Fair Scheduled for
Club Craft and Pie Fair on Sunday, November 19th . You November at Valley View
can also contact FPIO at FarmingtonPIO@gmail.com. Valley View Community School library will hold
Price is $10 per calendar. the first Book Fair of the school year starting
Wednesday, November 1st through Wednesday,
November 8th. The first Parent-Teacher
Conference day will also be held on November 8.
The PTA is looking for volunteers to help setting
up and taking down tables for the book fair.
Anyone willing and able to volunteer is asked to
contact the Valley View Librarian, Ms. Magnusson,
at lmagnusson@sau61.org. Thank you for
supporting the Farmington PTA and Valley View
Community School!

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Around the Town
October 2017
October is National Arts and Humanities Month
National Arts & Humanities Month was established in culture and society. It hopes to generate a national,
1993 and is celebrated every October in the United state and local focus on the arts and humanities
States. It was initiated to encourage Americans to through the media. They seek to encourage the
explore new facets of the arts and humanities in their participation of individuals, as well as arts,
lives, and to begin a lifelong habit of participation in humanities and other organizations nationwide.
the arts and humanities. It has become the nation's Also, to provide an opportunity for federal, state and
largest collective annual celebration of the arts. The local business, government and civic leaders to
four main goals of National arts and Humanities declare their support for the arts and humanities.
month focus on support and awareness of the arts and Finally, to establish a highly visible vehicle for
humanities and recognition of its importance in our raising awareness about the arts and humanities.
October Happenings Around the Town
Mustard Seed Cafe Community Dinner TriTown Democrats Meeting
3:00 PM Sunday, October 1, 15; First Congregational Church 6:30 PM Thursday, October 12; Emma Ramsey Center, Milton

Farmington Responds - Circle of Hope Farmington Homecoming
3:00 PM Monday, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; 480 Main Street, Friday, October 13 - Saturday, October 14; Farmington Schools
Blessed Bargains Open
Senior Bingo 9:30 AM Saturday, October 14, 28; First Congregational Church
10:00 AM Wednesday, October 4, 11, 18, 25; Farmington Town
Hall Community Meal at First Baptist Church
4:00 PM Sunday, October 22; First Baptist Church
The Forgotten Side of the American Revolution: Farmington Historical
Society Presentation Community Breakfast
7:00 PM Friday, October 6; Museum of Farmington History on the 8:00 AM Saturday, October 28; First Congregational Church
lower level of the Goodwin Library Community Food Pantry Open
Farmington Responds - Circle of Hope 9:30 AM Saturday, October 28; First Congregational Church
10:00 AM Monday, October 6, 13, 20, 27; 480 Main Street,
There is always lots to do in Farmington! Looking for
something to do, visit our Around the Town Calendar at
Lego Club Meeting www.PuddledockPress.org, or on our Facebook page.
10:30 AM Saturday, October 7, 14, 211, 28; Goodwin Library
Click on the event on the online calendar to find out more
Select Board Meeting details about it. You or your organization can submit
6:00 PM Monday, October 9, 23; Farmington Municipal Building
events for by visiting the website. Your organization can
Friends of the Goodwin Library Meeting easily share its events calendar with the Around the Town
6:00 PM Tuesday, October 10; Goodwin Library Calendar and they will be posted on our calendar.
Farmington PTA Meeting Contact the Puddledock Press for more information.
6:30 PM Thursday, October 12; Henry Wilson Memorial School

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Farmington High School Graduate, Chef Nathan Rich,
Featured in Northern New England Journey Magazine
Chef Nathan Rich, the son of Christine and Larry engaged in a three and a half year apprenticeship
Rich. He was recently featured in Northern New progam at the Balsams, a program reserved for a
England Journey, a magazine exclusively for AAA select few. In 1999, while still in the apprenticeship
members in ME, NH, and VT. Following his program, Nathan was honored with the Balsams
graduation in 1997, Nathan enrolled in Berlin Apprentice of the Year Award. He is currently chef
Technical College, studying culinary arts while at the Twin Farms resort, near Woodstock, Vermont.

Article as seen in Northern New England Journey, Copyright © 2017 AAA Northern New England. All rights
reserved. Reproduced by permission. Image courtesy of Twin Farms.

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Farmington Town Players
Seek Support to Remain a
Town Program
The Farmington Town Players have been putting on
shows for the past 32 years. Recently, changes in the
policies for use of the Town Hall Theater have put use
of the facility out of reach for the all volunteer
Farmington Town Players Troupe. The troupe would
like to continue to operate as they always have in the
past, as a separate program of the Recreation
Department, in order to continue to access and use our
town theater, and its equipment, to continue to bring
quality shows and programs that benefit the Town of
Farmington and the people in and around the The Town Players in a November 2016 production of
community. “Thanks” by Ken Dashow.
The Troupe met with the Selectboard on September families to move to town, raise their children here,
25th and presented a proposal for the Selectboard to have them attend our schools, support our businesses,
consider. As the policy stands, the Town Players and participate in our arts programs. Increased
cannot afford to use the theater in the Town Hall to recreational opportunities in general, increases the
produce and present their shows. The Farmington appeal of towns when families are considering
Town Players would like everyone who has enjoyed a moving there. Continuing the Town Players as a
show, or particpated in a program, or supports the program of the Parks and Recreation Department,
Arts in Town to call, write, or speak to members of will provide greater potential for volunteers to help
the Selectboard in person and let your support for the not only with the arts programs the Players put on,
Town Players be known. but with other activities and programs supported by
Over the years, the Town Players has been of great the Recreation Department. The arts are often a
benefit to the Town of Farmington. The Players have gateway to additional and extended civic engagement
been a consistent and vital force in support of the arts because communities that support the arts are seen as
in the Community. While it may seem to be a small forward thinking with the welfare of their citizens
issue, support for the arts, and arts programs, bring a being the most important focus of town governments.
wide variety of benefits to a community, well beyond The Players were organized in 1985 as a separate and
the entertainment provided by productions and shows. autonomous program of the Recreation Department.
Support for the arts provides positive publicity for The Selectboard seeks to separate the Players and
Farmington. Farmington is often in the news when charge them for use of the Town Hall theater.
something bad happens, but when Town programs are
successful, the town is recognized for the good things
it does, and the services it can provide for its citizens.
Town’s that support for the arts often get meaningful
gifts and donations from donors. Donors are attracted
to civic minded programs, such as those of the
humanities and the arts, and often will make
substantial donations to support such programs in
towns. The Thayer donation to fund the renovation of
the Recreation Center is such an example. When
families are deciding where to locate or relocate, they
will often see what kinds of programs and services a
town has. Strong support for the arts can encourage
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The Historical Society will host a program by social
studies teacher, Jeff Durell, “The Forgotten Side of
the American Revolution” on Friday, October 6th, at
7:00 PM in the Museum on the lower level of the
Goodwin Library. Jeff Durell has been a historical
Thursday, October 25, 1956 reenactor for thirty years. His program will consist
Halloween Party, Parade Planned for of telling the forgotten side of the American
Town's Youth Revolution through the eyes of the British Soldier.
A community party for the youth of the town on The program will include stories, a manual of arms,
Halloween night Wednesday has been arranged by and a display of the kit and accouterments of the
Rev. Linwood Potter and members of the American British Soldier while in service in America. Jeff
Legion at 500 Boys Club. welcomes questions from the audience and promises
A parade featuring bizarre costumes-refreshments, an interactive and engaging experience. When not
entertainment and then late evening special prizes to reenacting Revolutionary War battles, or presenting
those art home are on the bill of fare. as his alter ego, the, Dreadful Grenadier, Jeff
The parade of horribles will start at 6:30 at the high teaches middle school social studies in Barrington.
school. Youngsters through the 8th grade are There will be a membership meeting prior to the
invited to compete in the costuming. presentation at 6:00 PM. A meet and greet with the
Judging will take place at the Town Hall. There will presenter along with light refreshments will begin
be treats and tricks for all. Movies will be shown. after the meeting at 7:00, with the program starting
The youth will register, and return to their homes at at 7:15 PM.
about 9 - and then several mystery calls or specific The “Stories of Farmington” Initiative is still
visits will be made. Those found at home-probably underway. Consider telling your story. Large, or
between 9:30 and 10- will receive prizes. small, they are all important.
Prize winners will have to be home to get their The Society will hold its annual dinner at 6:00 PM
awards, committee members stressed. on November 3rd at the Congregational Church.
Parents will be welcome at the events in the Town Tickets for the Pork Roast dinner are $10.00. Visit
Hall, and any able to help in supervision are asked the website or contact the Society at
to leave their names at the Rundlett Barber Shop. FarmingtonNHHistory@gmail.com for more
Legion committee members are Ronald Chagnon, information. The public is welcome to attend all our
John Hogan, and Pete Smith. meetings and programs.

Upcoming Monthly Meetings: October 6
Join us, learn about our Stories of
Farmington Initiative and make history!

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communicating to you that she means no harm and
wants no trouble. Keep using aversive techniques
by Kimberly Simmons and the dog has a higher likelihood of becoming
No Microwave Fixes For Dogs aggressive.
In these 'hurry up' modern times, almost everyone A growling dog is trying to communicate that
wants the “microwave fix”, where results are instant something is bothering them! Aversive methods will
and permanent. That may work for microwave meals teach a dog that protects resources, not to growl, but
but dogs are not like fast food; you can't expect them does not address the motivation behind the growling
to be 'done' in under a minute. Short cuts do exist: you behavior. For whatever reason, the dog fears the loss
can throw a prong collar on the dog that pulls and of that toy, food, place to sleep, etc. Aversive
problem fixed, no more pulling! That worked, right? methods can end the growling through learned
Probably not. Try taking off that prong collar and helplessness, but they do not teach your dog that
walking your dog. He may listen for a walk or three people near the valued item are OK and even good!
or five, but eventually, he will notice that the Learned helplessness is when the dog has learned
pain/choking sensation upon pulling is gone and start that her normal methods of communication do not
pulling again. All that's happened is that the dog has work. The degree of shut-down varies from dog to
learned to fear the pain that occurs when he pulls on dog, but the end result is the same; the dog stops
that collar; remove that negative stimulus and he will communicating. This is where the “bite out of
return to pulling. nowhere” really comes from. The dog has learned
that her communications are punished and resorts to
Management tools and aversive conditioning
her last option, biting. All the dog learned is that
(punishment using pain and/or fear) methods will
nothing she 'says' to us works, so she must bite to
work quickly in the short term, but nothing replaces
get her point across.
actual training, where you teach your dog the right
thing to do! Management tools are usually meant to Taking the time to teach your dog what you expect
'manage' an issue until training fixes or decreases the of him by rewarding appropriate behaviors, from the
problem (there are exceptions to most rules). start, is the best way to ensure a well-behaved
Management tools and pain/fear-causing aversive companion that is a delight to be around.
methods should never be used as a replacement for Kimberly Simmons is the owner of For PETS,
solid training, and solid training takes time. I won't Pawsitive Education, Training & Services, LLC. in
rely on the microwave fix because I understand that Farmington
there is a reason that dogs do the things they do: we
teach them to! We send out signals to our dogs every
time we interact with them, starting from the moment
they are born. If a puppy jumps up and receives a
reward such as treats, scratches, and attention, of Remember to take a selfie with your issue of the
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adulthood; but what was cute from the 15 lb puppy is on our Flickr page.
no longer cute from the 100 lb Malamute!
Many quick-fix aversive conditioning methods are
based on fear and pain. Let me repeat that, many
quick-fix aversive conditioning methods are based on
fear and pain. They appear to work very quickly and
very well. As with all 'quick and easy' fixes, there is a
drawback: your dog fears you. You may not think so,
but review this: Does your dog frequently lick her
lips, yawn, shake off, look at you with squinted eyes
or turn her head? These are all calming and/or
appeasement signals, telling you to chill,

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Set over control to broil. Brush both sides of the
chicken with 1 tablespoon of dressing, and sprinkle
with pepper. Place chicken on rack in broiler. Broil for
4-6 inches from heat 12-15 minutes, turning once until
juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is
cut (170 degrees). Cool 5 minutes and cut into thin
slices. In medium bowl, toss lettuce, carrot and cheese
with remaining dressing until coated. Fill each pita with
remaining dressing until coated. Fill each pita bread
Last month Savor The Flavor gave you some easy and with half with tomato and chicken, top with lettuce
quick breakfast items.. This month we will be mixture, yum yum. ~~ENJOY~~
swinging into lunch. Here are some quick and easy
recipes to share with your family and friends. We Melon and Tangerine Fruit
hope you will enjoy them and send in your own ideas Salad
and recipes for this column. Ingredients
Cowboy Caviar 1 honeydew melon
Ingredients 4 tangerines
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed. 2pomegranates
1 can whole corn, drained and rinsed (1.5 cups of Directions
fresh corn can be used) Cut a honeydew melon into quarters and remove the
3 roma tomatoes, diced seeds; cut off the skin and slice into finger-length
2 diced avocados pieces. With a serrated knife, cut the skin and the pith
¼ cup red onion, diced from 4 tangerines and slice thinly. Cut 2 pomegranates
¼ cup cilantro, chopped finely into quarters and remove the seeds, leaving all the pith
Juice of 1 lime. behind. MIx the fruit together in a large bowl and
½ tsp salt arrange onto a large platter. Mix the juice of 2 limes
½ cup italian dressing and 2 more tangerines , then sweeten to taste with
Directions sugar. Pour the juice over the fruit and scatter over
Place beans, corn, tomatoes, avocado, onion and some town mint. ~~ ENJOY~~
Note: The pith is the white tissue in most plants, fruits and
cilantro into a large mixing bowl. Squeeze lime juice
vegetables that holds the plant together. Example: The white
over the avocados so they do not brown. Sprinkle in inedible part of a pepper or orange.
salt and pour in italian dressing, combine well. Cover
and chill in refrigerator for an hour to marinate Baked Potato Stuffed with
flavors. Best served the same day. This is one of my Cheddar Cheese and Bacon
favorite summer dishes.. ~~ENJOY~~
Skinny Chicken Caesar Pitas 4 small baking potatoes
Ingredients ¼ cup of olive oil
2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 4 oz Salt and Pepper to taste
each) 4 pieces of bacon, finely sliced and cooked.
⅓ cup of Caesar dressing (use low fat if desired) 1 cup of grated cheese (your favorite, you choose)
⅛ tsp pepper Directions
2 cups coarsely chopped romaine lettuce Prick the bottom of potatoes a few times with a fork
¼ cup shredded carrot (1 small) and rub all over with the olive oil and season with salt
2 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese and pepper (to taste). Bake for 60-75 minutes until they
2 whole wheat pita pockets (use white flour if give a little when squeezed. Remove and cut into half
desired) cut in ½ to form pockets. lengthwise. Top each half evenly with the mixture of
1 plum (roma) tomato thinly sliced the bacon and cheese. Return to the oven for 5 minutes

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until the bacon is cooked and the cheese is melted. on medium speed. Beat flour in slowly until mixed.
Remove and serve immediately. ~~ENJOY~~ Stir in your nuts.Spread batter in an ungreased
Note: This can be used for a quick lunch item or as a main 15x10x1 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25
meal. Also, kids love an ooey gooey baked potato, not just minutes or until wooden toothpick comes out clean.
the adults. Cool on a wire rack. Prepare cream cheese frosting;
spread over the top of completed cooled cake. Cut
Chicken Pasta Salad into 24 bars. Refrigerate. ~~ENJOY~~
1 small onion, chopped Cream Cheese Frosting
½ garlic clove, crushed Ingredients
1 tsp oil 2 - 3 oz packages of cream cheese
1 cup of chopped tomatoes - your favorite. ½ cup butter
2 cups of cooked pasta bowties 1 tsp vanilla
1 cup frozen peas 4 cups powdered sugar
2 cups of cooked chicken breasts (ready to eat) Directions
1 basil leaf, torn Allow cream cheese and butter to stand at room
1 handful of seedless grapes halved (optional) temperature for 30 minutes. Mix and beat cream
Directions cheese, butter and vanilla with mixer on medium
Fry the onion and garlic in oil for 5 minutes. Add the speed until light and fluffy. Gradually add in
chopped tomatoes and simmer for 15 minutes, then powdered sugar to reach spreading consistency.
cool a little. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water for
5 minutes, add the frozen peas and bring back to a Grilled Ham Panini
boil, then cook for 5 minutes, then drain. Add the Ingredients
tomatoes, chicken and basil leaves. Transfer into a 4 fresh panini’s
lunchbox. ~~ENJOY~~ 4 oz mozzarella cheese sliced
TIP: For an optional snack, put some halved seedless 2 beef tomatoes, sliced.
grapes in a separate container. This is an easy lunch box 4 thick slices of ham (your favorite)
idea for children, this simple chicken pasta salad recipe Directions
has a tasty pea, tomato, and basil sauce instead of a rich Slice the paninis in half and layer the tomato, ham
and creamy dressing, making it a perfect healthy packed and cheese on one side of each panini. Top with the
lunch for school. Make it the night before and keep in the other half of the paninis and place in a heated
refrigerator overnight ready for the morning school run or sandwich maker or grill under a hot grill 5-7
a new side dish for any parent on the go. minutes turning halfway through. ~~ENJOY~~
Harvest Time Pumpkin Bars Tip: Serve with a nice simple green salad.
Ingredients Savor the Flavor is excited to share these recipes
2 cups all-purpose flour with you. If you have a recipe that you would like to
2 tsp baking powder see in this column please call me at 603-755-3012 or
2 tsp ground cinnamon email me at deborahlouisereed@gmail.com. I want
1 tsp baking soda to put in this column the things you are interested in
4 tsp salt hearing about. Next month we will be doing
1 2/3 cups of sugar dinner/supper recipes. I hope to see many of you
1 15 oz can pumpkin contributing. Until next month, please take some
4 eggs time to always “Savor The Flavor”.
1 cup cooking oil
1 cup toasted chopped pecans ( optional) or 1 cup
of walnuts (optional)
In a medium mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking
powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; set aside.
Beat together sugar, pumpkin, eggs and oil in mixer

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Desserts are also included, but are limited to one per
diner. Dessert options vary and selections may be
Community Meals Planned for limited. The volunteers strive to create a warm and
welcoming place for community members to come,
October through March relax, enjoy a healthy meal and have some good
The Mustard Seed Cafe Community Dinner will once conversation with family and good friends. They
again open for the season on October 1. The dinners invite Farmington residents to come to a dinner, and
are held on the first and third Sunday of the month, hope that you will bring a friend.
from October through March. Dinners are held at the Upcoming Cafe Menus:
First Congregational Church on Main Street. The ● October 1 Meatloaf, mashed potato, gravy, veggie
Mustard Seed is run by an all volunteer staff and their ● October 15 Herbed stuffed chicken roasted potatoes
community dinners are open to all. A small donation ● November 5 Baked Ziti with Sausage
is requested, which helps the Mustard Seed Cafe ● November 19 Turkey Tetrazzini
continue to operate, serving well balanced, healthy ● December 5 Still to be Determined
● December 19 Spiral Ham & Yams with all the Fixings
meals throughout their six month season.
To find out when the Cafe will be open and what will
Along with the main menu, the Mustard Seed Cafe
be on the menu that week, visit the Mustard Seed on
also offers an endless salad bar, along with coffee, tea
the web at www.TheMustardSeedCafe.org. Mustard
and assorted beverages. Salad fixings may vary with
Seed dates and menus are also posted on the
availability. Fruit salad may be offered on occasion
Puddledock Press Around the Town Calendar,
and the composition of fruit may very.
available online.

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