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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