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New class at The Old Stone Mill Center, A Zero Waste Maker Space
with our esteemed guest teacher Deborah Carter

You can make a very stylish and beautiful holiday gift in just two hours with upcycled materials from our treasure trove at the mill.

Shonda Yvette Potato Chip Dress You HAVE to
see her
upcycled fashion
creations
on her website!)

Here’s the details on the class:
Come and make a Tissue Box Cozy!…using upcycled fabric samples from The Old Stone Mill Zero Waste Makers Space! Just bring your imagination and all other materials will be provided. Makes a great gift!

Covers made from upholstery samples rescued from landfill.
**As of Nov. 1 of 2022 Mass DEP has a new textile waste ban.
Textiles will no longer be allowed in our landfills.

Learn more here »» UPCYCLE!

Dec 11 or Dec 18
12:30-2:30
$10 per person
All ages and abilities are welcome

To register: Send a check made out to The Old Stone Mill Center to:
494 Stage Road Cummington, MA 01026
Indicate which session (s) you are registering for.
Include your name and contact information

If you see this later and can’t get a check to us in time, call or e -mail to confirm.
info@oldstonemillcenter.org
413 664-1327
/ Ask for Leni
(Call Only – WE CANNOT RECEIVE TEXTS)

Class location: 2A Grove St Adams, MA


Getting to the Heart of the Matter

We’ve had a couple of great conversations with reporters and podcasters recently!

The Hill Country Observer stopped by for an interview and published this lovely article, giving an artsy creative glimpse into philosophy and the fluid nature of The Old Stone Mill Center. Have a look at their excellent photography and this great, up-close and personal narrative.

» The Old Stone Mill turns waste into wellness
Story and photos by Kate Abbott, November 2, 2022

Also, Mass Recycle recently caught up with Leni for a pod-cast. Listen here, to hear Leni describe the Old Stone Mill Center’s Mission in her own words. It was a great, upbeat and in-depth discussion.



The Old Stone Mill Center offering classes!

These classes are ongoing and dates and times could change
From the flyers below. All levels of experience are welcome.

Call or e-mail to register.
No texts:
413 664-1327/ info@oldstonemillcen
ter.org


Bikes now in Bikie!

The 26 bikes we customized finally arrived at The Daniel M. Milondo Primary School in Bikie in the Republic of Congo! We are so happy to see the joy they bring and plan to make more to send soon.
Click on below or on this link to see the kids learning to ride.

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The Old Stone Mill Center is selling bicycles!
Visit our Bike Sale Album on Facebook to see what’s available.

The Old Stone Mill Center’s mission is to create public space for use by the creative community, including a center for re-use of materials diverted from the waste stream; art spaces and a machine shop with equipment and tools available to those who cannot afford to fully outfit their own studios; and to provide space for community members to come together to learn and experiment in arts and technology. There is a strong creative culture and strong embrace of environmental and energy concerns in the Berkshire County region, but it is often out of reach to everyday people. The Old Stone Mill Center will be a place for anyone to gain access to materials and means to participate more fully in creative and innovative endeavors.

Learn more About Us and our partners in this endeavor. Construction on Phase I of our interior renovations starts soon, so stay tuned to our News blog for updates as we prepare to host programs and events on site.

The Old Stone Mill Zero Waste Maker Space supports the recommendations of the Massachusetts Public Health Association’s Emergency Task Force on Coronavirus and Equity.