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Archive of entries posted on July 2012

Join the Green Team! Students in Grades 8-11

Register for the Green Team Community Service Internship at  www.needhamfarm.org Experience Needham from field to fork while developing valuable skills and an understanding of environmental sustainability. • Learn the practice and art of sustainable agriculture • Learn the impacts of our current food policies on ourselves and the environment • Learn how you can help …read more

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Gardeners in Training – Rising 3rd through 5th Graders, 8/27 – 8/30

Join a group of rising 3rd-5th Graders at the Needham Community Farm for a few days of learning about what grows at the Farm, Seeds and Weeds, Flowers and Plant Pollination, and Composting. We will use ice breakers to get everyone involved, a scavenger hunt, hands on activities and help with some chores around the …read more

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Bike to the Market Day at the Needham Farmers Market

The Needham Farmers Market promotes healthy living in many ways. A healthy diet is important, but so is excercize and clean air, which is why the Market is holding its first “Bike to the Market Day.” As an incentive, the market will give out $2 Market coupons to the first 25 families that come to …read more

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Boiler replacement rebate program extended through September 30th

As a result of the tremendous customer interest and success to date, Mass Save is extending the boiler replacement rebate pilot program we told you about in June. If you have a boiler that’s at least thirty years old, you’ll now have until September 30th to take advantage of this program, which provides rebates up …read more

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Bottled up, again

For nearly fifteen years, Massachusetts legislators and supporters have been trying to pass an expanded bottle bill that would treat all beverage containers similarly, ending the nonsensical distinction between carbonated beverages (subject to the deposit) and non-carbonated beverages (not subject to the deposit). Despite polls showing 77% support from the public and a majority of …read more

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