Archive of posts filed under the Food category.

Award Winning Documentary on Food Waste

A free showing of “Just Eat It,” the award-winning film about food waste, will take place at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 10 at First Parish in Needham, Unitarian Universalist, 23 Dedham Ave. The 75-minute documentary was inspired by the book America’s Wasteland, by Wellesley High graduate Jonathan Bloom. The movie has been called “equal …read more

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From Orange Peels to Electricity — Grocery Store Food Waste as a Source of Energy

You are probably aware of the shocking figure — up to 40% of the food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten. As Green Needham explores local solutions to food waste, we will be highlighting businesses that are making efforts to avoid generating food waste in the first place and then putting the remaining food waste …read more

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Two Needham “First Lego” Teams Go to State Championships

The bell rang at 9am on Saturday November 21st, marking the start of the 2015 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Qualifier tournament at Newton North High School. Twenty-eight teams of 4th– 8th graders were present for the big day, all with high hopes of moving on to the state competition in December. FLL is a program …read more

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Film Showing and Presentation About Food Rescue Organization Coming Up on Dec. 8th

Americans are wasting more than $165 billion worth of food every year according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Green Needham’s October 22nd program on Food Waste  was a first step to bring together the Needham community to take action locally.  But Needham is far from alone in this effort.  This summer, Green Needham joined with  …read more

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Program on Reducing Food Waste in Needham

An engaged audience and lively discussion at the Green Needham program on reducing food waste marked the beginning of efforts to address the issue in our own town. The October 22 presentation, co-sponsored by the Needham League of Women Voters, not only opened the conversation on what can be done to reduce food waste but …read more

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Call for Volunteers to Help at the Sustainable Living Festival on May 16th!

On Saturday, May 16th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Green Needham and Sustainable Wellesley are co-sponsoring a Sustainable Living Festival. Are you available for two hours on Sat. May 16th between 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m? Do you want to support an event that promotes more sustainable living? Were you planning on attending the …read more

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Part 2 of Movie “Fed Up” Showing at the Congregational Church of Needham

The Congregational Church of Needham is showing part 2 of the movie “Fed Up,” a documentary about food choices and the causes of obesity in the US on Sunday, March 29th, from 11:30-1:00,  with a discussion following.  See flyer for more info.

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Movie “Fed Up” Showing at the Congregational Church of Needham

The Congregational Church of Needham is showing part 1 of the movie “Fed Up,” a documentary about food choices and the causes of obesity in the US on Sunday, March 22nd, from 11:30-1:00.  (Part 2 will be show on 3/29 with a discussion following.)  See flyer for more info.

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Needham Farmers Market this Sunday, Sept.28th 12-4 pm

  Fresh Produce, Live Music, and Art for Kids at the Needham Farmers Market   This Sunday, September 28th, Needham Farmers Market will have a wide variety of fresh produce. The Neighborhood Farm’s featured produce includes 25 varieties of garlic, onions (cippolini, red, gold, and white), alliums, pears and apples from Cold Spring Orchard. MacArthur Farm’s featured …read more

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Needham Farmers Market this Sunday, Sept.21th 12-4 pm

Tomato Fest at the Needham Farmers Market This Sunday, September 21st, Needham Farmers Market welcomes the annual Tomato Fest celebration. There will be a number of events throughout the day including: guess the weight of the tomato, identify the tomato variety, bring your ugliest tomato contest, share a tomato recipe bulletin board, tomato “saucy” coloring page …read more

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