Friends of the Farm is inviting family, friends, members and all those interested in the Experimental Farm to a Fireside Chat with Catherine Hennessey on November 4 at 7 pm at the Haviland Club in Charlottetown.
This is an informal, cozy conversation about Catherine’s extensive, lifelong interests, and her advocating for causes she believes in. Listeners may receive a historical overview of her activities, and how things have changed in the decades since she began her invaluable life’s work. Maybe you’ll get the answer to why this local heritage activist, and Order of Canada recipient (to name but one of her awards) deemed it worth her while to spend energy on “keeping the Experimental Farm green in perpetuity.”
The Janice Simmonds Award, the Friend’s of the Farm award that recognizes people or groups that work to keep and/or improve green space on the Island, will be presented to Catherine. All are welcome. Bar will be available, as well as light refreshments and nibblies.