Category Archives: Take Action

Thursday, May 9 from 4:30-5:30pm. Online. This will be the last meeting of the Green Newton Schools Connection, as next year the newly funded positions of Newton Public Schools (NPS) Green Captains will meet as an “educator network.” Our Green … Read More

The Trees as a Public Good Network announces the online availability of “Why Trees Matter for Green Development,” a forum with 56 advocacy organizations and 24 Democratic Committees cosponsors. This webinar focuses on making development climate friendly by preserving trees’ … Read More

Wednesday, May 8 from 12-12:45pm. Online. All are welcome to a virtual Lunch-Climate-Action monthly actionar, “Electrifying the MBTA’s Commuter Rail: A Climate Justice Solution” with Jackson Moore-Otto, Regional Rail lead for Transit Matters. The presentation will focus on the importance … Read More

Saturday, May 11 at 12pm (film) and 1:45pm (panel discussion). West Newton Cinema (1296 Washington St, West Newton). Join the West Newton Cinema Foundation in a screening and panel discussion of the film “Food Inc., 2.” This sequel to the … Read More

The Native Plant Trust is the nation’s first plant conservation organization and the only one solely focused on New England’s native plants. They maintain a database of native plants that is searchable by different criteria. Search for plants by name … Read More

Farmers Market

There’s never been a better time to try vegan. The Inaugural Newton Vegan Chef Challenge kicks off on May 1. Local chefs will be competing for your votes with creative and delicious plant-based menu options. Veganism is on the rise, … Read More

If you’re anything like us, you’ve been doing some spring decluttering this month. For our team, it’s clothes we have (finally) accepted will never fit, toys our children have outgrown, kitchen gadgets collecting dust in our cupboards, and books…so many … Read More