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Green Needham’s Home Energy Savings Team Helps You Save Money and Energy!

Green Needham Collaborative’s Home Energy Savings Team (“HEST”) looks at possible ways in which Needham homeowners can reduce their fossil fuel use while increasing their use of renewable energy.  HEST wants to help everyone lower their carbon footprint and  save money.  HEST is actively exploring ideas and projects for the upcoming year.  At the Harvest …read more

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Needham Farmers Market this Sunday, Aug. 31st 12-4 pm

Fresh Watermelon Among a Variety of Fresh Food Available at the Needham Farmers Market                                  This Sunday, August 31st the Needham Farmers Market will have a variety of fresh food. The MacArthur Farm will be bring cantaloupe, watermelon, romano and wax beans, Jersey Macs, Paula Red apples, Yukon gold potatoes, peaches, and much more. The corn …read more

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Support the Updated Bottle Bill Ballot Initiative – Vote “Yes” on Question #2 in November!

Did you know that on November 4th you will be asked to vote on the Updated Bottle Bill? What is The Bottle Bill: The Bottle Bill is the nickel deposit on beverage containers. It has been in effect since 1982, and has become a model for other states and countries around the world to help …read more

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Needham Farmers Market this Sunday, Aug. 24th 12-4 pm

Fresh Food and New Vendors at the Needham Farmers Market  A new Vendor joining the Needham Farmers Market on August 24 is Fiore d’Italia. This renowned chef is known to all as the Pastaman and sells fresh frozen pasta, sauces and cheeses at many area farmers markets. Now Fiore d’Italia will be a part of every …read more

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Needham Farmer’s Market this Sunday, Aug. 17th 12-4 pm

This week the Needham Farmers Market will be celebrating music. This Sunday’s market lands on the anniversary of the day in 1969 the Woodstock music festival concluded in Bethel NY. In honor of the festival, the Needham Farmers Market will be giving away $5 in farmers bucks to use at any of the day’s vendors …read more

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Solarize Needham Achieves the Lowest (Tier 5) Pricing

Solarize Needham has reached Tier 5 pricing!  On April 30th, halfway through the program, the number of signed homeowner contracts for new solar installs met the threshold for Tier 5 pricing.  This means that all future contracts for Solar PV installations, as well as all previously signed contracts, will receive the lowest pricing level (rebates will …read more

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Needham Farmer’s Market Opens Sunday, May 25th

The Needham Farmer’s Market is opening for the new season on Sunday, May 25th.  The market is in a new location: Garden St., behind Needham Bank, in Needham Center.  The market will be held every Sunday from May 25th through the end of October, from 12-4.  So, mark your calendars, and come on down for some …read more

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Garrett Graham, Owner of the Needham Garden Center, Talks About Organic Gardening

On Wednesday, April 16th, Garrett Graham, owner of the Needham Garden Center, generously took the time to put together and present a wonderful program about organic gardening to the Kalmia Garden Club at the Needham Library.  Garrett, who grew up in Needham, and lives here now with his family, has owned the Needham Garden Center since …read more

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Congregational Church’s Climate Café Encourages Selection of Native Trees and Shrubs

At the Congregational Church’s Climate Café on Sunday, March 30th,  Master Gardener Betty Sanders presented a great program, ‘Going Native: Low-Growing Trees and Shrubs,” to 27 attendees.  Betty explained how many non-native trees and shrubs require extra maintenance and water because they are often not well-adapted to our New England climate.  Also, they are not …read more

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“Rally for Rosie’s Place” – This Weekend at Volante Farms

Visit Volante Farms this weekend, March 8th and 9th, and support their “Rally for Rosie’s Place.”  When you shop at Volante’s this weekend and add fresh produce to their collection bins, Volante Farms will match every pound of your donation with more fresh produce, helping to bring a month’s worth of fresh food to those in need. Volante Farms …read more

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