Sustainable Gift Giving
Nov
30
to Dec 22

Sustainable Gift Giving

Check back to see where and when we will be holding our sustainable gift giving events in the Beverly, MA area.

  • We will be sharing ideas on gifts that reduce waste

  • We will have items for sale that you can give as gifts for the holidays

  • We will be raffling a gift basket of sustainable items

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Outdoor Drum Circle
Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

Outdoor Drum Circle

Full Circle Earth is proud to bring back Mamadou Diop to lead a weekly Drum Circle. These events are more than just learning to play an instrument.  They offer joy through playing the drum with all its spiritual songs and rhythms while providing opportunities to create new friendships and empower your life!

Feel free to bring your own Drums.

No Drum=No Problem:  A Djembe Drum can be supplied!

We are looking for sponsors to cover the cost, but a small donation will be greatly appreciated.

 

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Outdoor Drum Circle
Sep
11
6:30 PM18:30

Outdoor Drum Circle

Full Circle Earth is proud to bring back Mamadou Diop to lead a weekly Drum Circle. These events are more than just learning to play an instrument.  They offer joy through playing the drum with all its spiritual songs and rhythms while providing opportunities to create new friendships and empower your life!

Feel free to bring your own Drums.

No Drum=No Problem:  A Djembe Drum can be supplied!

We are looking for sponsors to cover the cost, but a small donation will be greatly appreciated.

 

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Outdoor Drum Circle
Aug
28
6:30 PM18:30

Outdoor Drum Circle

Full Circle Earth is proud to bring back Mamadou Diop to lead a weekly Drum Circle. These events are more than just learning to play an instrument.  They offer joy through playing the drum with all its spiritual songs and rhythms while providing opportunities to create new friendships and empower your life!

Feel free to bring your own Drums.

No Drum=No Problem:  A Djembe Drum can be supplied!

We are looking for sponsors to cover the cost, but a small donation will be greatly appreciated.

 

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Outdoor Drum Circle
Aug
14
6:30 PM18:30

Outdoor Drum Circle

Full Circle Earth is proud to bring back Mamadou Diop to lead a weekly Drum Circle. These events are more than just learning to play an instrument.  They offer joy through playing the drum with all its spiritual songs and rhythms while providing opportunities to create new friendships and empower your life!

Feel free to bring your own Drums.

No Drum=No Problem:  A Djembe Drum can be supplied!

We are looking for sponsors to cover the cost, but a small donation will be greatly appreciated.

 

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Outdoor Drum Circle
Jul
31
6:30 PM18:30

Outdoor Drum Circle

Full Circle Earth is proud to bring back Mamadou Diop to lead a weekly Drum Circle. These events are more than just learning to play an instrument.  They offer joy through playing the drum with all its spiritual songs and rhythms while providing opportunities to create new friendships and empower your life!

Feel free to bring your own Drums.

No Drum=No Problem:  A Djembe Drum can be supplied!

We are looking for sponsors to cover the cost, but a small donation will be greatly appreciated.

 

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Outdoor Drum Circle
Jul
17
6:30 PM18:30

Outdoor Drum Circle

Full Circle Earth is proud to bring back Mamadou Diop to lead a weekly Drum Circle. These events are more than just learning to play an instrument.  They offer joy through playing the drum with all its spiritual songs and rhythms while providing opportunities to create new friendships and empower your life!

Feel free to bring your own Drums.

No Drum=No Problem:  A Djembe Drum can be supplied!

We are looking for sponsors to cover the cost, but a small donation will be greatly appreciated.

 

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Beverly Walking Group
Jul
6
10:00 AM10:00

Beverly Walking Group

1st Saturday of Each Month

Meet us at the lower parking lot of the Long Hill Reservation as we embark on a two-hour walk and explore part of the 114 acres of conservation land. This event accommodates persons of all age and abilities. Come and discover the wonders of nature! It’s FREE!

Featured this Month:

Local Edible and Medicinal Plant Walk with Iris Weaver, M.A., Shamanic Herbalist, Foraging Instructor

Would you like to enjoy the abundance of all the useful plants around us, but don't know what they are or are scared to do the wrong thing? Well, now you can learn what is around you and how to use it! Iris Weaver, local Foraging Instructor, will introduce you to common plants that grow all around us and are safe to use for food and medicine. Learn identification, some uses, and how to avoid poison ivy. Bring a notebook and/or camera for all the info that will be shared! Handout included.

Download Flyer Here

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Aquaponics Workshop
Jun
22
9:00 AM09:00

Aquaponics Workshop

Come and learn how to build your own in-home aquaponics system.  Feel free to observe us building a system, or pre-register in the form below and we will supply you with the materials to build your own system to take home with you.

Workshop is $10 to observe, $75 to participate in the hands-on building.

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Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

Clean Green Spring Fling and Plant Swap

Come at 10 am for a tour of the greenhouse, an introduction to Full Circle Earth, and the opportunity to do some Cape Ann Timebank service (for TimeDollars). Or come between 11 and 12:30 to participate in the Clean Green Spring Fling and Plant Swap. Bring up to 5 items from your house that are still in good working order but you just don’t want or need anymore. Others will help themselves to these items while you choose from among the items that other folks have brought. As they say, “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure!” And the same goes for plants. Spring is the perfect time to thin out those perennials or find yourself with extra seedlings you don’t have room for. Bring some along to offer others and adopt a couple for your own garden.

There are lots of adventures at Long Hill for kids: a Children's Garden and chickens to see. You can walk/hike up the hill to see the beautiful gardens and walk the trails.

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Aquaponics Workshop
May
25
9:00 AM09:00

Aquaponics Workshop

Originally scheduled for March 30th, this event has been rescheduled to May 25th

Come and learn how to build your own in-home aquaponics system.  You can grow herbs and vegetables in you house or apartment while enjoying your own pet goldfish.

Feel free to observe us building a system, or pre-register in the form below and we will supply you with the materials to build your own system to take home with you.

Workshop is $10 to observe, $75 to participate in the hands-on building.

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Annual Long Hill Plant Sale
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Annual Long Hill Plant Sale

Enjoy this local tradition in it's 28th year! This event is hosted by The Trustees of Reservations at the Long Hill property in Beverly, MA. You'll find a great selection of unusual plants and old favorites, including Tree Peonies, Japanese Maple, Dogwood, Tulip Tree, Stewartia, Forget-me-nots, and more! Click here for more information.

Please visit our table to learn more about Full Circle Earth, organic land care, and to purchase our organic herb and vegetable seedlings.

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Beverly Walking Group
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Beverly Walking Group

1st Saturday of Each Month

Join us on May 4th along with special guest Jorgelina Zeoli who will lead us in a tai chi session prior to our walk.

Meet us at the lower parking lot of the Long Hill Reservation as we embark on a two-hour walk and explore part of the 114 acres of conservation land. This event accommodates persons of all age and abilities. Come and discover the wonders of nature! It’s FREE!

Download Flyer Here

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Earth Day Volunteer Day
Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Earth Day Volunteer Day

  • FCE Greenhouse at Long Hill Reservation (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time 9am-2pm | Rain Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Help out by getting our greenhouse ready for spring!  Upgrade our aquaponics system, help prepare our outdoor growing beds , or help transplant our seedlings.  Come for an hour or the full time.  Food will be provided.  

  1.   Greenhouse Projects

    1. Aquaponic System 1 Upgrade: Currently, the 250 gallon plastic tank sits about 1 foot in the ground and is cracked and needs replacement. Tasks for this project will include:

      1. Empty remaining water from tank and transfer large-mouth bass to another tank temporarily

      2. Dig out the cracked tank and remove

      3. Dig/level out the tank footprint

      4. Install new 250 gallon plastic tote tank

      5. Fill with water

      6. Add fish/restart pump

      7. Install painted insulated blue wall around fish tank

    2. Roll up and Secure Sides of Greenhouse: Spring is here! At least a 2-3 person job, tasks will include:

      1. Untying colored rope through eye hooks and each side and removing rope

      2. Roll each side up and secure

    3. Planting Seeds*:  We have lots of native herbs, flowers, and leafy greens to plant directly into the ground as well as into trays. Echinachea, purple coneflower, chives, anise hyssop, and more!

       

  2. Outside Greenhouse Projects     

    1. Deconstruct small wooden enclosure near entry door to greenhouse to then create beautiful garden beds:  This enclosure was built just outside our greenhouse to weather proof our generator that was a requirement to have on site in order to raise large-mouth bass.   We are transitioning to including only Coi fish in our systems, so will not need a back-up generator.  Our goal is to transform this entry way into a beautiful native shade garden. Tasks will include:

      1. Using drills and hammers, removing all screws from wood to completely deconstruct structure. Create a reuse pile of wood

      2. Remove Generator

      3. Rake and prepare soil; add compost

      4. Plant native shade plants for small garden on both sides of entry door (left and right)

    2. Get our Garden Ready/Native Garden Planting: Herbs, perennial flowers

      1. Tending to our gardens around the greenhouse will include raking, preparing soil using shovels and adding compost, following a garden plan to plant seeds and transplants, tubers, bulbs.  

Contact us as info@fullcircleearth.org for more information.

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Earth Day Festival
Apr
13
11:00 AM11:00

Earth Day Festival

  • The Amphitheater at Endicott College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Endicott Office of Sustainability and the student-led Endicott Environmental Society are hosting the annual Earth Day Celebration. There will be food, arts & crafts, lawn games, community groups, music, electric car demonstrations and more! View the full event details here.

Full Circle Earth will be present, demonstrating composting, organic tea brewing and aquaponics.

Come join the fun!

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Get Your Garden Ready for Spring
Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

  • Beverly Public Library, Sohier Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Attend a discussion on composting and organic land-care as we help you Get Your Garden Ready for Spring. Presented by James Carnazza, founder of Full Circle Earth, and Curt Dragon, owner of Earth Landscape & Construction, this presentation will start you on your way to an organic garden with tips on how to eliminate chemical pesticides and fertilizers while supporting healthy plants.

Suggested Donation: $5

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CANCELED--Beverly Walking Group
Mar
2
10:00 AM10:00

CANCELED--Beverly Walking Group

Due to a forecast of snow event, this month’s walking group is canceled.

1st Saturday of Each Month

Meet us at the lower parking lot of the Long Hill Reservation as we embark on a two-hour walk and explore part of the 114 acres of conservation land. This event accommodates persons of all age and abilities. Come and discover the wonders of nature! It’s FREE!

Download Flyer Here

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Seedling Starter Volunteer Day
Feb
28
4:30 PM16:30

Seedling Starter Volunteer Day

  • FCE Office at Endicott College, in the lower level of the Van Loan School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bring a friend and lend us a hand planting seeds for the coming season. We will be setting up racks with trays and planting herb, vegetable and perennial seeds.

We are also looking for volunteers to help grow seedlings for our aquaponics systems and for the annual plant sale at Long Hill Reservation.

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Dec
8
9:00 AM09:00

FCE Strategic Plan for 2019

  • FCE Office at Endicott College, Van Loan School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We are putting together our plan for 2019. Community members are welcome to get involved. Key topics include:

  • Community projects that continue our mission

  • Expansion of our vocational training program

  • Updating and expanding our internship opportunities

  • Possible relocation of our greenhouse

  • Fund raising and grant writing

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