Friday, June 20, 2014

In the News: TriCounty builds a home, Food Pantry summer programs

Tri-County carpentry instructor John Lavigne has literally raised the stakes for his students to give them a hands-on lesson in the trade. 
Juniors and seniors studying carpentry and the other building trades at the regional vocational technical high school have started the frame, roofing and window work for a modular home that will become available in June 2015 through Franklin’s affordable housing program. 
For students used to building small mock-ups that they later tear down, the chance to erect a house that will stand for years has been as much a thrill as a challenge, Lavigne said.
You can read the full article in the Milford Daily News here

The Franklin Food Pantry this week announced it will offer fresh produce from local farms this summer. 
The Healthy Futures Fresh Produce Market runs through October — open every Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m. at 43 West Central St. 
All of the fruits and vegetables arrive from local farms and community gardens, such as Hoffmann Farm, Akin Bak Farm and the Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School garden.
You can read the full article in the Milford Daily News here

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