Local Business Organizations
State-wide, National and International Initiatives
Massachusetts Recycling Coalition http://www.massrecycle.org
Freecycle Network for Massachusetts http://www.freecycle.org/group/US/Massachusetts
Other Local Groups in the areaAyer Local http://www.ayerlocal.org
Boxborough Local http://www.boxboroughlocal.org
Chelmsford Local http://www.chelmsfordlocal.org/
Groton Local http://www.grotonlocal.org
Hudson Climate Action Network (HCAN) http://www.hudsonareacan.blogspot.com
Green Marlborough http://www.greenmarlborough.org
Backyard Chickens http://www.backyardchickens.com/
Predator Friendly Farms http://predatorfriendly.org/
Understanding peak oil
This link containes eight videos, each 8 to 10 minutes long. They're best viewed in full screen mode.
"If you eat food, you need to see The Future of Food..."
The Real Dirt on Farmer John (2006)
"Inspiring....outstanding documentary...an intimacy unimaginable in most nonfiction films."
~ Kevin Crust, Los Angeles Times ~
"This is the story of how "Cuba transitioned from large, fossil fuel intensive farming to small, less energy-intensive organic organic farms and urban gardens.." ---amazon.com
The Story of Stuff (watch on-line, 20 mins.) From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view.