When thinking about what we can each do to protect the environment, most of us know that our car choices matter, and that insulating our homes is an important way to reduce energy use. But what about our food choices?
Handling leftovers at home is one thing, but what do you do with unsold food left over from a cafeteria that feeds over 1,500 students? Fortunately, food rescue is in great hands at Needham High School thanks to a partnership
Webster defines “gleaning” as “to gather grain or other material that is left after the main crop has been gathered.” Did you know that there’s an activity which provides fresh produce for those who cannot easily afford it, reduces food waste, and
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
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
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
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.
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,
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
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.