Category Archives: Farm & Garden

This Halloween, support green businesses that change the way chocolate is made and that prioritize people and the planet. Why? Child labor and deforestation continue to be ingredients in big name chocolate bars. Green America has created a chocolate scorecard … Read More

Over the past six months, a group in the Newton Corner and Nonantum neighborhoods has been working toward creating a community garden at Spears Park, an open green space on the corner of Washington Street and Walnut Park. Along with … Read More

There has been a lot of publicity lately about Monarchs with their recent classification as endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. There have been estimates that the population of monarch butterflies in the eastern United States … Read More

An initiative sponsored by the Ocean River Institute in Cambridge is designed to encourage people to participate in a friendly competition pledging to keep established lawns natural without the application of quick-release fertilizer and no chemical pesticides or herbicides. The … Read More