Weatherize Now! with Renew Boston
Saturday, Nov 3 9:30a to 11:30a
at Grove Hall Library, Boston, MA
High energy bills? Cold house? Are you a landlord, renter, or homeowner in Boston?
Join us at this event hosted by Mayor Menino’s Renew Boston initiative. Refreshments served!
Sign up for a no-cost energy assessment for 1-4 unit homes/buildings.
Engage with professional contractors.
Find out how to access rebates for insulation and efficient heating & hot water equipment. read more
This weekend, 10/20-10/21, REEP’s Grow or Die campaign will be taking our next big step toward community control of vacant lots for growing food! Could you spend a couple hours helping us out?
Saturday, 10am-4pm on Ruthven St. / Humbodlt Ave (htts://maps.google.com/maps?q=Ruthven+St.+and+Humboldt+Ave,+Boston,+MA&hl=en&sll=42.036922,-71.683501&sspn=2.456028,4.938354&hnear=Humboldt+Ave+%26+Ruthven+St,+Boston,+Suffolk,+Massachusetts+02121&t=m&z=16). Lot clean-up & People
are surveying neighbors about the LOT.
Sunday, 10am-4pm on Ruthven St. / Humbodlt Ave., Rain day
Wednesday 4pm-7pm on Ruthven St / Humbodlt Ave.. Celebrating FOOD Day /
Community Raised Beds dialogue – in place for neighbor to start to in-vision what
the lot can look and feel like.
To learn more, call Olmis at 857-869-7673 or Olmis@ace-ej.org <857-919-0649>.
Please wear long pants/sleeves and bring gloves if you have them. Also, if you have a weedwacker, lawnmower, trash bags, paper grass bags, please let bring it along!
The Grow Boston Greener (GBG) program is announcing the next round of competitive mini-grants that provide $500 – $2,500 of funding for tree plantings in neighborhoods throughout Boston.Trees must be planted in the City of Boston, with volunteers, on public property or privately held publicly accessible areas such as schools, parks, greenways, gardens, grounds of health and social service agencies, and in projects of community development corporations.
The application deadline for the grant program is October 10, 2012. A briefing session for interested applicants will be held at Boston Natural Areas
Network ‘s office, located at 62 Summer St. 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02110 on Wednesday, October 3, from 6:30 p.m. to
7:30 p.m. to help applicants plan their projects and answer questions. Please RSVP at 617-542-7696, ext 20 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. A mandatory GBG training session will be held for successful applicants at City Natives, located at 30 Edgewater Drive, Mattapan on Saturday, October 13, from 11:00 a.m. to noon.
Join in the fun of Boston’s first ever FRUIT MOB! Harvest apples, peaches and pears at the Edward Everett Square/Blake House Orchard, 735 Columbia Road, Dorchester. You will be helping collect fresh fruit that will be used at the BNAN Harvest Festival in October. See you Friday, September 21st at 1:00 p.m. for the FRUIT MOB!
Boston Natural Areas Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together local residents, partner organizations, public officials and foundations to preserve, expand and enhance urban open space, including community gardens, greenways and urban wilds. For further information about the organization, becoming a member or the calendar of events, visit www.bostonnatural.org, or call 617-542-7696.
-weed, harvesting, watering,
-Jhana Senxian, phone, email
-b/t 12 – 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday –