Blog Archives

Another great summer at the Farmers Markets – even with two hail incidents and a record-setting 95° day! New and returning SGW’s and interns have helped staff Green Newton’s booth at both Tuesday and Saturday markets with caterpillar-wrangling, the Magic … Read More Check out this great article & photos on the Brandeis rooftop garden and interview with Jay Feinstein and others.  Jay is one of the original Wild Boars, joining in 2007 as a middle school student — a key member … Read More

Katherine Gekas, Herbalist and Green Newton Advisory Board Member, gave a demonstration on how to make bug repellant from herbal ingredients at the July 28 Tuesday farmers market at Cold Spring Park. Farmers Market visitors of all ages learned how … Read More

Due to unforeseen circumstances, EnviroJAM 2015 scheduled for Friday, May 22 at Newton North High School was cancelled.  The organizers thank everyone for your support and understanding. Please stay tuned for more information on EnviroJAM 2016! Since 2008, EnviroJam has been … Read More

Environmentalists, families, friends, teachers and others packed Druker Auditorium for this lively evening where students from many schools come together to help the environment!  This is our annual spring program produced and hosted by Students for a Greener World (SGW), … Read More

Students for a Greener World collected over 60 pairs of sneakers for recycling and reuse at Newton Serves on April 26. The sneakers that were collected outside of City Hall were bagged and taken to Nike’s outlet in Wrentham for recycling.  Sneakers … Read More

Our annual celebration of spring and Newton Unplugged & Connected month! This year over 100 kids (and older) joined us in planting seedlings, making a bird feeder from pine cones, discovering how to compost with wriggling red earthworms, and meeting … Read More