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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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“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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Needham Community Farm Online Auction Begins March 7th

The Needham Community Farm’s 3rd Annual Online Auction will be held from March 7th-March 20th at www.biddingforgood.com/needhamcommunityfarm. Bid on lots of cool items for the entire family – over 100 items!  Also, go to our auction site to learn how to get entered into a drawing for a $500 gift card to Whole Foods Market!  Proceeds from the auction allow …read more

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New Option For “Greening” Your Electricity

If you’re wondering what you can do to reduce your carbon footprint and promote sustainable energy, here’s an easy step that has recently become available: choosing Mass Energy’s green power supplier, Easy Energy, as the supplier for your electricity. Yes, NSTAR customers now have two new options for 100% green energy: 1). New England Wind …read more

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Needham Community Education’s New “Living Green in Needham Program” Courses

Needham Community Education, in partnership with Green Needham Collaborative and the Needham Community Farm, has introduced a new series of “Living Green in Needham” workshops which promote sustainabilty and healthy living.  There are five courses in this series, as described below – click the link to get more information on each course. Year-round Backyard Gardening  – Mon. 2/25/13 …read more

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