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Archive of entries posted on March 2011

Food, Inc. Showing

Audience reaction was strong at the March 13, 2011 showing of the film Food, Inc. at First Parish Church in Needham. The film, difficult to watch at times, is meant to “lift the veil” from the American food industry, showing the appalling conditions under which much of our food, especially meat, is produced. One of …read more

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Green Communities Study Committee meeting schedule

Schedule of meetings for the Green Communities Study Committee (updated on 3/16): Wednesday, March 2nd at 7:30 am Monday, March 7th at 7:00 pm Wednesday, March 16th at 7:30 am Wednesday, March 23rd at 7:30 am (date change from 3/21) Wednesday, March 30th at 5:00 pm Wednesday, April 6th at 5:00 pm Wednesday, April 13th …read more

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Green Needham Receives Grant

Green Needham Collaborative’s ambitious tercentennial project – Needham 1,000 – has gotten a boost from a $400 grant awarded by the Wolfe & Rita Climate Action Projects Fund. The money will help fund a brass plaque which will honor local businesses which cut their energy use by at least 10%, as well as organizations, businesses, …read more

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