Category Archives: Food

Another great summer at the Farmers Markets – our “weather committee” kept it nice July to October at both markets! Many thanks to our new and returning volunteers of all ages who greeted visitors at Green Newton’s booth with information … Read More

On Wednesday, November 8 at 7pm at Newton City Hall in Room 211/Chamber, please come and show your support for a proposed ban of disposable polystyrene food containers in Newton. These are the ‘Styrofoam’ takeout containers, cups, plates, etc. which are hazardous to our … Read More

The following was written by Matthew Wellington, the Antibiotics Program Director of U.S. PIRG (United States Public Interest Research Group),  on September 27, 2017. It is also available in the original post HERE.   The school year is well underway, and teachers everywhere are cranking out lesson … Read More

Environmental Film Festival Boston

Join the Environmental Film Festival On Tour for three exceptional environmental films addressing the need for clean energy, the importance of reducing food waste, and the disappearance of the world’s coral reefs and what that could mean for our planet: Happening: A Clean Energy … Read More

First, look for coffee beans that are organically grown. Usually this means that coffee is produced without using artificial pesticides or herbicides. This ensures that pollution from wastewater and fertilizers is minimized and soil erosion is decreased because native forests are kept intact. … Read More