Phyllis Theermann

Bring the whole family to the GO GREEN Needham Expo at Needham Town Hall on Saturday, November 10th, from 10 AM to 4 PM. Find out how going green can help put money in your pocket and a smile on your face. There will be fun and inspiration for everyone!

-Learn how switching to renewable energy such as solar and geothermal will save you money

-Check out and test drive Electric Vehicle

-Take a ride on an Electric Bike

– Watch your kids build and race solar-powered cars

– Make music from junk

– Try the latest higher-powered yet quieter electric lawn mowers and leaf blowers

– Taste delicious food that’s healthier for you and the planet

-Listen to informative talks on climate change, statewide legislative efforts to address climate change, sustainable landscaping, and more

-Attend enlightening talks on a range of sustainability-related topics

– Learn about local outdoor hikes and activities right here in our backyard

– Talk to organizations who are working towards solutions to the climate crisis

– Learn sustainable gardening and the benefits of buying local food

Confirmed Exhibitors

Needham Community Farm
Growing fresh produce for those in need (in Needham, MA).

Green Energy Consumers Alliance
Enabling everyday people to make green choices in the most cost-effective, practical, and seamless ways possible.

Environment Massachusetts
Protecting the places we love, advancing the environmental values we share, and winning real results for our environment.

Home Works Energy
Energy Efficiency. Simplified. Our aim is to make it simple for you to have a greener home, and save some green too.

New England Solar Hot Water
Find out how easy it can be to switch to solar hot water, and how the benefits of renewable energy can help you save money and the environment.

Eastern Wind Power
Designing, building, and testing wind turbines mounted on high-rise buildings or pole mounted in open, high wind areas.

Needham Garden Center
Providing customers with higher quality products and services in a friendly, family-like atmosphere.

Volante Farms
A family run business passed down through four generations, Volante Farms is a place for all seasons.

Hartney Greymont
Our certified arborists take a holistic and environmentally-friendly approach to performing proven services that ensure the health and beauty of your trees for years to come.

Garden Mentor
Do you have a yard? A garden? A landscape? Whatever you call it, I can show you how to make it more beautiful and less work.

GeoOrbital Electric Wheel Company
Make your bike electric in 60 seconds.

Landry’s Bicycles
Founded in 1922, Landry’s Bicycles is collectively owned by our dedicated employees and rated as one of “America’s Best Bike Shops.”

MassBike
Promoting a bicycle-friendly environment and encouraging bicycling for fun, fitness, and transportation.

Charles River YMCA
Operating out of two locations in Needham, Charles River YMCA is one of the community’s leading social service providers.

Bash the Trash

For over 25 years Bash the Trash has been building, performing, and educating with musical instruments made from recycled and reused materials.

Needham Community Council
Supporting people in Needham who have under-met health, educational, and social needs.

Needham High School Environmental Club
We are a group of students dedicated to promoting a greener community and environmental awareness.

Mass Climate Action Network
MCAN works with more than 40 communities to help them take action against climate change.

City Compost
We make the best compost we can, so the healthiest, cleanest food can grow for you.

Needham Recycling & Transfer Station

Providing residents with recycling and waste disposal services at the town’s transfer station, a.k.a. “The Dump.”

Bootstrap Compost
Greater Boston’s premier year-round residential and commercial food scrap pickup service.

Boston Bee Company
Managing owned and borrowed hives and selling the perfect bee product for your home from our apiary.

MUZI Chevrolet
Providing the highest quality and customer service for every new and used Chevrolet buyer.

 #GOGREENNeedham

Phyllis Theermann

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How can we, as individuals, address the climate crisis? See, Time to Choose, a powerful 90-minute climate change film at First Parish in Needham, 23 Dedham Ave. With footage from five continents, Time to Choose explores the scope of the climate change crisis and the power of solutions already available.

The film will be followed by a discussion of concrete steps to address climate change.

Attendees can also enjoy refreshments and a chance to browse informational tables from local groups.

This free event is sponsored by First Parish in Needham, Green Needham Collaborative, as well as 10 Metro West environmental groups, local League of Women Voters groups, and houses of worship. For more information, see greenneedham.org.

Academy Award®-Winning documentary filmmaker Charles Ferguson (Inside Job, No End in Sight) turns his lens to address worldwide climate change challenges and solutions in his new film TIME TO CHOOSE.

Featuring narration by award-winning actor Oscar Isaac, TIME TO CHOOSE leaves audiences understanding not only what is wrong, but WHAT CAN BE DONE to fix this global threat.

Ferguson explores the comprehensive scope of the climate change crisis and examines the power of solutions already available. Through interviews with world-renowned entrepreneurs, innovators, thought leaders and brave individuals living on the front lines of climate change, Ferguson takes an In-depth look at the remarkable people working to save our planet.

Phyllis Theermann

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Please Save The Date Saturday, May 16 10-3pm at the MLP.

SLF header date time localLots of great exhibitors are lined up for the Sustainable Living Festival. Stay tuned for specifics on Speaker Highlights, Workshops and bring your children so they can enjoy the Kids Zone.

Look for great ideas and inspiration from experts in the following fields:

SLF exhbitor

LEED architects
Farmers
Clothing Designer
Electric Car Dealers
Non Toxic health care
Gardening
Composting
Lawn Care
Solar
Lighting
Home Improvements
Responsible Investments