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Greening Greenfield member Sandra Boston speaks at the burial of a time capsule on the Greenfield Town Common on Saturday. The capsule is meant to be opened in 50 years.

Time capsule with green message buried on Greenfield Town Common

Sunday, June 7, 2015

GREENFIELD — Sandra Boston believes we live in what she calls, “an extraction economy,” which is why she and other members of Greening Greenfield buried a time capsule to be opened 50 years from now. “We take things out of the earth and we use them as if they’re free,” she explained. “Then we throw away the results without any awareness of where ‘away’ is, with the consequences of carbon dioxide going up into the atmosphere. The scientists have spoken and they say the consequences are dire.” Townspeople and members of the environmentalist group met on the Town Common Saturday at 9:45 a.m. to bury … 0

Greenfield to bury time capsule for future residents to open in 50 years

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — Greening Greenfield, among other local organizations, will be hosting a ceremony on the Town Common to bury a time capsule to be opened in 2065. The event will take place Saturday at 9:45 a.m. Participants will explain the relevance of the objects within the capsule as well as a reading of the letter addressed to the residents 50 years from now. … 0

“Story of Seeds”

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

GREENFIELD — “Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds,” film screening and discussion with Greening Greenfield will be tonight at 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church at 43 Silver St. This free film and discussion addresses how ordinary citizens can start saving organic seeds from our gardens and help preserve heirloom crops for posterity. Discussion will be led by Ed Stockman and Pat Fiero of … 0

Greening Greenfield gets more than it expected

Sunday, December 23, 2012

GREENFIELD — When Greening Greenfield decided to join the new Valley Gives fundraiser this year, its members hoped to reach the $2,000 goal they set. “We were amazed and very happy when it was over,” said Greening Greenfield Treasurer Susan Worgaftik of Greenfield. “People were so generous.” The … 0

Letter: Valley Gives

Monday, December 17, 2012

Thank you, Franklin County, for your support of Greening Greenfield during Valley Gives Day! Your generosity allows us to move forward with the projects we have planned for 2013. We would also like to thank The Recorder for their involvement in educating the region about Valley Gives Day. … 0