Category Archives: Farm & Garden

The following is a message from The Newton Tree Conservancy. Please consider volunteering to help plant trees in Newton. After an extreme winter with an unusual level of tree damage, we’re looking forward to our Spring 2018 Community Tree Plantings … Read More

Do you have a passion for engaging children and adults in the joys of community farming and outdoor education? Do you love to buy and eat local produce? Are you a gifted communicator, manager, and leader? Then you might be … Read More

Last year, we expanded our garden at the Peirce elementary school from one to three raised beds, allowing each fifth-grade class to plant, tend, and harvest their own salad garden. In mid-June, we celebrated our success with a salad lunch … Read More

City Compost–a home composting service– reports that 131 new households have joined their service in the month of December.  That will amount to over 1300 lbs. each week of food scraps for making new soil. It would be great to have more of us … Read More