Living Green in Needham
Learn how you can fight climate change by changing your diet – eating more plant-based foods and limiting your intake of meat, especially red meat. It’s a triple win — good for you, good for the environment, and an inspiration to expand your cooking repertoire! We hope you will join with Meatless Monday Needham and take the pledge.
Also, where can I buy local food? What are some ways to reduce food waste at home? What local organizations are working to get food to those in need?
Explore Living Green in Needham for answers to these questions and more!
Composting Your Food Waste at Home
Some food waste is inevitable, but you can keep this out of the waste stream with a home compost bin. At the same time, you will be making great organic fertilizer for your garden and flower beds. And it's very easy to do.
Alternatives to Composting Your Food Waste at Home
Want to keep your food waste out of the waste stream but don't want to do it yourself? There are several different options available, including a new option at the RTS.
Locally Sourced Food
Needham is home to both a Farmers Market and a Community Farm. Check them both out!
Meatless Monday Needham
Green Needham Collaborative has partnered with the League of Women Voters of Needham and the Needham Community Farm to launch an initiative to encourage healthy and environmentally friendly eating habits, based on the internationally recognized Meatless...
Reducing Food Waste in Your Home
Follow these simple steps to reduce food waste in your home, before you leave home, at the store, and storing food at home...
Food Rescue and Food Justice
Support local area organizations that help feed the hungry...
The Diet-Climate Connection
Learn how the foods we eat affect the planet we inhabit, and what you can do to reduce your impact...
The Problem with Palm Oil
Learn why palm oil, which is found in many common food and personal care products, is so destructive to the planet...
- 3R Food Waste 12/08/15 event information
- Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry recipe
- Curried Lentils and Rice recipe
- Food Waste Educational and Informational Programs
- Locally Sourced Food Matrix
- Needham Local Food Sources – excel file
- Needham Local Food Sources – .pdf file
- Needham RTS Food Waste Recycling Program
- Quinoa Almond Pilaf recipe
- Ratatouille With Chickpeas
- Resiliency Gardens Project Flyer
- Tunesian Vegetable Stew