Resources

Regional Sustainability Links


















Sustainability Initiatives in Southeastern Massachusetts


























Massachusetts














U.S. Greenbuilding Council













Environmental Business Council - New England, Inc.










Massachusetts Technology Collaborative












Northeast Energy Efficiency Council












Northeast Sustainable Energy Association




























South Coast Massachusetts













South Shore Community Action Council





























Acushnet



Mattapoisett









Community Preservation Committee
Conservation Comission








Conservation Comission

Marine Advisory Board








Growth Management Study Committee
Bike Path Committee








Soil Conservation Board

Community Preservation Committee







Alternative Energy Committee
Tree Committee









Ashley's Peaches


Mattapoisett River Valley Water Supply Comission






Stonebridge Farm


Mattapoisett River Valley Water Supply Protection Advisory Committee




Silverbrook Farm


Cultural Council









Keith's Farm


Water and Sewer Department








Forgotten Fields Organics

Helfand Farm









Lanzoni's



How on Earth - The Store








Log Cabin Acres


Langdon Farms Pasta Sauce








The Clover Path Garden

Spring Meadow Farm








Flying Cloud Orchands













Peters Family Orchard & Cider Mill
Middleborough









Pine Hill Farm


Economic & Community Development












Conservation Comission








Attleboro


Community Preservation Committee







Attleboro Recycles


Water/Sewer Department








Attleboro Clean Energy News

Soule Homestead Education Center







Office of Community Development
Middleboro Farmers Market








Council on Human Rights

Freitas Farm









Conservation Comission

The Dahlia Farm









Attleboro Land Trust

Journey's End Ranch








Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary (Mass. Audobon) Maxim Farm









Attleboro Farmers Market

Rock Village Cranberry Company







Attleboro Farms














Seven Arrows Farm


New Bedford














Sustainable Greater New Bedford







Berkley



Community Development








Conservation Comission

Environmental Stewardship








Soil Conservation Board

Forestry Office









Kettle Pond Farm


New Bedford Harbor













Solid waste and Recycling Division







Carver



Wastewater Division








Community Preservation Committee
Water Division









Agricultural Comission

New Bedford Farmers Market








Conservation Comission













Crystal Lake Greenhouses

North Attleborough









Carver Farmers Market

Solid Waste collection and Recycling







Flax Pond Farms


Attleboro Farms









Fresh Meadows Farm













Web of Life Farm


Norton










Cohenno's Farm Stand

Conservation Comission













Open Space Committee








Dartmouth


Water/Sewer Department








Alternative Energy Committee
Norton's Produce









Bike Pathways Committee (meeting schedule) Winslow Farm Animal Sanctuary







Community Preservation Committee
Norton Brothers Fruit Farm








Conservation Comission

Second Nature Farm








Cultural Council














Soil Conservation Board

Plainville










Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Conservation Comission








Waterways Management Committee
Water & Sewer Department








Dartmouth Natural Resource Trust
Energy Committee









The Coalition of Buzzards Bay













Lloyd Center For the Environment
Raynham










Cornell Farms (The Trustees of Reservations) Conservation Comission








South Dartmouth Farmer's Market
Tree Warden









Aries Farm


Solid Waste Committee








Alderbrook Farm


Olson's Greenhouses








Paskamansett Farms













Silverbrook Farm


Rehoboth









Brix Bounty Farm


Agricultural Comission








Eva's Garden


Conservation Comission








Apponagansett Bay Vineyard / Salt Creek Vineyard Agricultural & Natural Resources Preservation Council





Coastal Vineyards


Oakdale Farms









King Farm


Rehoboth Farmers Market








Manny's Vineyard


Farmer's Garden









Merrylegs Farm


Dufort Farms









Quansett Gardens


Rosasharn Farm & CSA








Quansett Nurseries














Round The Bend Farm

Rochester









Sharing The Harvest Community Farm
Conservation Comission








Tavares Hillside Farms

Soil Board









The Best Damn Granola Co.

Rochester Land Trust













Lucky Field Organics








Dighton



Rochester Farmers Market








Araujo Farms & Greenhouses

Cornerstone Farm









E.L. Silvia Farms


Cervelli Farm









Alanda Farm


East Over Reservation








Chestnut Tree Corner Farm

Artisan Kitchen









Kerstrat Farm


Earth Sisters









Silva Farms


Sippican River Farm









Stonehill Farm


Teal Farm









The Buckle Farm


Christine LaPointe Horticulture












Estabrook Farm









Fairhaven


Great American Corn Maze & Farm







Community Preservation Committee
Rabbit Run Nursery









Conservation Comission













Fairhaven Farmers Market

Seekonk










Fairhaven Sustainability Initiative
Conservation Comission








DeNormandie Farm


Community Preservation Committee







J.H. Beaulieu Livestock And Produce Farm Public Work, Trash & Recycling







Viveiros Farm


Four Town Farm









Muscovy Ducks


Osamequin Farm


























Fall River



Somerset










Conservation Comission

Conservation Comission








Community Development Agency
Canuel Farm









Watuppa Water Board













Fall River Bike Committee

Swansea










Adirondack Farm


Conservation Comission








Ferreira Garden


Baker Farm









Silvia Project


Simcock Farm














Johnson's Roadside Farm Market







Freetown














Community Preservation Act

Taunton










Conservation Comission

Conservation Comission








Local Cultural Council

Taunton River Stewardship Council







Water & Sewer Comission

Solid Waste Committee








Beehavin' Apiary


Planning, Zoning and Conservation







Jonathan Sprouts


Economic and Community Development







Quittacas Farm


Rocheleau Water Filtration Plant












Taunton River Watershed Alliance







Lakeville



Center for Watershed Protection







Conservation Comission

Tauton Farmers Market








Energy Advisory Committee













Open Space Committee

Wareham









Water Comission


Clean Water Committee








Anastas Farm


Community & Economic Development Authority (CEDA)





Highland Cranberry Company

Community Development Advisory Council






Hickory Knoll Farm


Community  Events Committee







Little Spring Farm


Bike Path Committee








Mocking Bird Hill Christmas Tree
Marion Institute









Stephanie's Perennials

Bull Frog Acres









Windy Hill Farm


Willows Cranberries













The Blueberry Patch








Mansfield


A.D. Makepeace Cranberry Company







Conservation Comission

Coyne Bog Blues









Garden Club of Mansfield













Keep Mansfield Beautiful

Westport










Natural Resources Trust of Mansfield
Agricultural Comission








Flint Farm


Conservation Comission













Community Preservation Committee







Marion



Economic Development








Community Preservation Committee
Estuaries Project Committee








Conservation Comission

Transfer Station & Recycling Center







Marine Resources Comission

Massachusetts Audubon Society Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary




Energy Management Committee
Hilltop Farm









Pathways Committee

Tripp's Dairy Farm









Open Space Acquisition Comission
Run Dog Run Farm









Tree Committee


Martin's Cheese Co.









Water Committee


Sampson Farm









Marion Institute














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Great Hill Blue































Interesting links














www.sustainablebusiness.com












www.capewind.org














www.is4ie.org














www.eia.doe.gov














www.fuelcells.org














www.biocycle.net














www.ucsusa.org














www.cleanwateraction.org













www.massfarmersmarkets.org












 

Useful Readings

PEAK OIL

  • Energy bulletin a not too technical description of peak oil with links to more specific and related topics

DEVELOPMENT

  • Kates,R.W ,Parris, T.M. and Leiserowitz, A.A "What is Sustainable Development? Goals, Indicators, Values and Practice" Background on the emergence of the sustainability movement. Discusses in work and acheivements of the various international and national efforts in general, but enlightening terms. Definitions, Goals, Indicators, Values, and Practice of sustainability are addressed.

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

ECONOMY

FOOD&AGRICULTURE

  • San Francisco Farmshed Assessment: An investigation into how and to what extent people in the city can improve their wellbeing by eating locally. at:
  • PACE Program: Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements -A summary of plus important information about farm and ranch land protection programs in 23 states that have funded agricultural conservation easement acquisitions.
  • Farmland Protection Toolbox: Brief synopsis of different policies and programs bein implemented to preserve farmland:Includes: Agricultural Protection Zoning To conservation Easements, to Farm Viability Programs, right to Farm laws and Tax Relief Programs plus a table showing the farmland protection activity in various states.
  • Rutgers Food Innovation Center: This is a unique business incubation and economic development accelerator program, which provides business and technology expertise to startup and established food companies in the mid-Atlantic region, and utilizes its outreach capacity to reach food and agribusinesses throughout the world.
  • Foodshed analysis and its relevance to sustainability
  • FoodShed analysis research project from Cornell University: This website describes initiatives underway in New York State. The goal of this research has been to develop models for evaluating the food production potential of the state's agricultural land relative to the food needs of its population

GOVERNMENT

 

Downloadable Presentations

Below are a list of presentations for downloading.