Category Archives: Farm & Garden

Cucumber peels, chicken bones, lobster shells, even paper napkins – it’s all food waste. It’s also heavy. Food waste makes up 26 percent of the weight of the trash in Massachusetts, filling landfills and costing us a lot of money … Read More

On Thursday, October 17 at 7pm at the Sierra Club Office (50 Federal St, 3rd Floor, Boston), learn how to eat a healthy plant-based diet based on whole grains, legumes, fruit, and vegetables, which can decrease your carbon footprint and … Read More

The City of Newton is partnering with Black Earth Compost to offer a once-a-week household curbside food waste collection service for your meat, dairy, fruits & veggies, and coffee grounds, tea bags and more.  The City went out to bid … Read More

The key to a healthy lawn is healthy soil and good mowing, watering, and fertilizing practices. Healthy soil contains high organic content and is teeming with biological life. Healthy soil supports the development of healthy grass that is naturally resistant … Read More

Invasive plants pose a major threat to our ecosystems, and the challenge of tackling them can often seem formidable. On Saturday, September 28 from 9:30am-1:30pm at Jennison Hall at Bentley University (175 Forest Street, Waltham), restoration ecologist Chris Polatin will teach us how to confidently confront invasive … Read More