Monthly Archives: October 2014

We occasionally publish “classic” articles that we feel are still relevant to readers. This article is from the Jan/Feb 2009 issue of the Green News This Year’s Solar Homes Tour included something new: The Goldsmith family of Waverley Avenue graciously … Read More

Shared Harvest CSA is now in its eighth year of providing hundreds of loyal, local eaters with winter produce grown within 100 miles. They have shares available for their regular season Oct.-Dec. as well as “deep winter” Jan.-Feb. Convenient once-monthly … Read More

Published in: Food

Currently, more than 80% of bottles with deposits are redeemed / recycled, compared with less than 23% of bottles without deposits. The Boston Globe reported on Aug. 15 that 62% of likely voters support expanding “the nickel deposit that encourages … Read More

On November 4th, Massachusetts voters will decide on a statewide ballot question that would eliminate a portion of the gas tax. If Question 1 passes, it would be a step backwards, causing our roads, bridges, public transportation, bikeways and sidewalks … Read More

Oct. 25 (Sat) at Rumford Ave. Recycling Depot, 145 Rumford Ave. Newton. Newton Recycling Committee’s Trade & Recycle Day Free! Bring/Take good household items, bicycles, books, CD/DVDs, clothing, useable building materials. Drop-off items (8a-1p) for Newton residents only (ID required) … Read More

Oct. 24 (Fri) 5:6:30 pm at Whole Foods Market, 916 Walnut Street, Newton. Food Day is a national celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food. To honor the occasion, Whole Foods Market (on the corner of Walnut … Read More