Category Archives: Farm & Garden

Tuesday, November 28 from 7-8:15pm. Online. Celebrate United Nations World Soil Day by learning about healthy soil as a carbon sink and climate change solution. In this webinar, soil scientist Ruben Parilla, Soil Technical Coordinator for NOFA/Mass, and climate-smart farmers … Read More

Thursday, November 9 from 6-7pm. Online. Solar has become one of the least expensive sources for new energy generation. Fields of solar panels are appearing everywhere, including in forests and farmlands. While most people assume that cutting down forests to … Read More

Embark on a revealing journey Mass Recycle’s Gretchen Carey and Waneta Trabert, and Andrew Brousseau of Black Earth Compost delve into PFAS. Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances, or PFAS, is a group of human-made chemicals found in countless everyday items that … Read More

Saturday, November 4 from 1-4pm (Rain date: November 5). Newton City Hall War Memorial Circle (1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton). What will you do with your pumpkin after Halloween? You could put it in with your yard waste, but how much more … Read More

Fall is the best time to start transitioning lawns to organic. The key to a healthy lawn is healthy soil and good mowing, watering, and fertilizing practices. Healthy soil contains high organic content and is teeming with biological life. Healthy … Read More

Saturday, September 30 from 8am-12pm. Nahanton Park Community Gardens Nursery, Newton. The Newton Tree Conservancy will be giving away small sapling trees from its nursery in Nahantan Park’s Community Gardens. Also, come meet NTC Director Matt Border who will help … Read More