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BCFA serves as the link, phone call or hand reaching across the table to bring together the consumers and producers who share an interest in a strong, local, sustainable food system.
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BCFA delivers exceptional, informative and low- or no-cost programs for those interested in nutritious, sustainable local food options and for local food system professionals looking to make an ethical, sustainable living doing what they love.
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BCFA builds vital relationships within facets of local and regional government, educational institutions, social services, business & economic development, land stewards and others to strengthen our local food system.
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Gardening can help older adults Improve their Physical and Mental Health

On average retirees between ages 65 and 74 have seven to eight hours of leisure time, according to data from the American Time Use Survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. You spend your working years wishing you had more free time, and then get overwhelmed by the bucket loads of free time and space that is dumped on you during retirement. Some spend most of this leisure time watching television, but a number of older adults in Bucks County take up gardening.  A hobby like gardening is ideal because you can alter it to fit you evolving retirement lifestyle. It can also be a way to keep you physically and mentally fit.
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Quote of the Month: June

"On this June day the buds in my garden are almost as enchanting as the open flowers. Things in bud bring, in the heat of a June noontide, the recollection of the loveliest days of the year - those days of May when all is suggested, nothing yet fulfilled."
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