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Archive of posts filed under the Energy Sources and Choices category.

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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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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Post Summit Comments – Energy sources and choices

Please use the comment facility on this post to provide feedback, comments, suggestions and further ideas for the topic of this breakout session.

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Breakout Group Basics

Some “essential questions” to open the conversation Most money spent for energy goes out of state. Should we be focused on producing more renewable energy locally? What types of renewable energy would we want to see in Needham (solar, wind, biomass, combined heat & power…)? Green Needham has worked with the Town on getting a …read more

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