Category Archives: Farm & Garden

It was an unusual and challenging Farmers’ Market season this year with the pandemic restrictions facing everyone! This year’s market started with the rescue of a baby duck from a drain on the first day — it found a new … Read More

Autumn Leaves

It’s almost fall and time for the leaf raking (or leaf blowing) to commence. Consider keeping the peace and healthier air by raking leaves by hand or hiring a service that will use hand raking or an electric leaf blower. … Read More

Most animals raised for meat, milk and eggs are on industrial farms that contaminate our air, soil and water. These farms rely heavily on antibiotics and other synthetic treatments to boost outputs, and combat diseases caused by stressful, crowded and … Read More

MassRecycle President Gretchen Carey and Newton’s Director of Sustainable Materials Management, Waneta Trabert, invite MassDEP’s Ann McGovern back to talk all about home composting. Click here to listen. Headline Photo: Waneta Trabert leading last year’s successful Pumpkin Smash where families … Read More