Category Archives: Healthy Kids

Shared Harvest winter CSA Shares Available for Winter

Let nature do the work as you grow your flowers, trees, shrubs, and/or vegetables. Sustainable gardening mirrors natural processes by recycling materials and minimizing energy use and waste. In this hands-on course, you’ll try out sustainable techniques in our instructor’s … Read More

According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), algae blooms are not only disgusting and smelly – the toxic microcystins they can produce also pose serious health risks. Swimming in lakes contaminated with toxic microcystins can cause vomiting, headaches and rashes. Long-term exposure … Read More

In 2017, the Newton City Council passed a Leaf Blower Ordinance. Below is a summary of the ordinance: All leaf blower operation at sound levels of 65 decibels or more are prohibited. All gas-powered leaf blowers are banned from Memorial … Read More