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A Market Natural Foods

Location

125 Loring St.
Manchester, NH, 03103
United States

A Market Natural Foods is an independently owned and operated natural and alternative food market established in 1970 to promote the concept of healthy living. Wholesome and organic foods create the foundation of our store, while homeopathics, herbal and vitamin supplements offer reliable healthcare alternatives. Hours Mon.-Sat.: 9am-8pm and Sun.: 10am-7pm

About Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Location

2121 Ward Ct., NW 5th Floor
Washington, DC, 20037
United States

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nonprofit organization working with communities to preserve unused rail corridors by transforming them into trails, enhancing the health of America's environment, economy, neighborhoods and people.

Acton-Boxborough Farmers Market

Location

Central and Pearl St
Acton, MA, 01720
United States

The Acton-Boxborough Farmers Market isn’t just about food! It’s a great place to meet your neighbors and enjoy the outdoors. It’s also a place where you can learn more about your community and its resources. Each Sunday from 10am till 1pm, June 16 through October 20, local farmers and vendors will congregate in the heart of West Acton on tree-lined Pearl St. to bring their produce and wares to an eager public. The market site is conveniently near Rt. 111, Rt. 2, and Rt. 495, and readily accessible to both vendors and the public.

Amacher & Associates

Location

237 Mt. Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA, 02138
United States

Amacher & Associates is a full service architecture firm with over 20 years of experience in design and development, renovation of historic buildings, community planning, and commercial design. They promote sustainable building practices and encourage environmentally sensitive, resource efficient, methods, materials, and systems. They have worked extensively with individual clients as well as with developers, neighborhood and community groups. They strive to design buildings that meet our client's needs while encouraging healthy community development at home and at work.

Andover Solar

Location

Andover, MA
United States

A company in Andover MA that is a factory-authorized dealer of photo-voltaic solar systems.

These grid-tied PV solar systems use no storage batteries, and they generate electricity for your home and sell back the unused portion to your utility company by making your electric meter run backwards for a credit.

Massachusetts has made available an incredible rebate program which, when combined with federal and state tax incentives, makes owning a PV solar system affordable for all.

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

"Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, this book (released May 2007) tells the story of how our family was changed by one year of deliberately eating food produced in the place where we live."-Kingsolver

Animals as Intermediaries now The Nature Connection, Inc.

Location

P.O. Box 155
Concord, MA, 01742
United States

Animals As Intermediaries (AAI), now known as The Nature Connection, Inc., brings animal and nature programs to people with limited access to the natural world. They serve at-risk youth, people with disabilities, and elders. Their methodology brings together seasonal natural materials, live animals, storytelling, music and other expressive arts in order to bring the healing and therapeutic qualities of nature to those who need it most.

Appalachian Naturals

Location

P.O. Box 68
Goshen, MA, 01032
United States

"We are slow food artisans committed to helping sustain our local agriculture by using pesticide-free and certified organic ingredients from small family run CSA farms, beekeepers, and mustard mills. Our products are built & bottled in small batches to ensure quality and integrity. Our products are naturally preserved without the use of ingredients that have been genetically modified or that contain recumbent bovine growth hormones." -Mission Statement from Web site

Applefield Farm

Location

Rte. 117 (Great Rd.)
Stow, MA
United States

Applefield Farm

Applefield Farm is a 25 acre diversified farm. We specialize in a variety of seasonal vegetables, fruits, and flowers. Our delicious fruits and vegetables and beautiful flowers make us happy, and we enjoying sharing that with our customers. We are open from April until late October. We are committed to quality produce and are now offering a variety of natural foods.

Arrowhead Farm

Location

131 Old Ferry Road
Newburyport, MA, 01950
United States

Arrowhead Farm practices crop rotation and therefore offers a mix of fruits and vegetables including berries, fresh herbs, garden plants, cut flowers, and forage crops. They also raise beef cattle, hogs, and poultry as well as cultivating honeybees and producing maple syrup. All of this is achieved without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or livestock feed additives.

Recently, Arrowhead Farm has introduced community supported sustainable agriculture. The project is funded by a group of families who have purchased a share of the farm’s crops and livestock and thereby have become directly involved with the production of their food.

ARTichoke Food Co-Op

Location

800 Main Street
Worcester, MA, 01610
United States

Worcester's only food Co-Operative is loved by college students and Worcester residents alike. With organic produce, grains, and fresh milk from local farms, homemade salsa, fair trade coffee and chocolate, and a rotating selection of other local foods, ARTichoke is a great place to buy something good for you in the Worcester area. The produce sold in the co-op comes directly from farms that use sustainable methods and fair labor practices and is minimally packaged to encourage recycling and reduce pollution. The strong commitment to the neighborhood and to sustainable agriculture is clear.

Hours:
Monday through Friday 10:00am-7:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Assabet Village Food Co-op

Location

Maynard, MA
United States

The Assabet Village Food Co-op is an initiative to build a community owned market that provides access to healthy, affordable food servicing Maynard, Concord, Acton, Stow, Sudbury, Hudson and surrounding communities.

 The Vision for the food co-op is:

  • To build a store that will be owned and democratically governed by its members.
  • To thrive through the practice of economic and environmental sustainability.
  • To sell healthy and nourishing food at an affordable price, and in doing so promote healthful living.
  • To serve as a gathering place, one that is accessible and welcoming.
  • To engage the community through outreach and education.
  • To empower our members to support the local economy and our local food producers.

To learn more or get involved please visit our website www.assabetvillagecoop.com.  

Astarte Farm

Location

123 West Street
Hadley, MA, 01035
United States

Astarte Farm is a certified organic farm specializing in heirloom tomatoes (both plants and fruit), unusual lettuce varieties, sweet corn, fresh cut flowers, and a variety of other produce from arugula to zucchini.

They sell primarily at the Amherst Farmers' Market on Saturdays from 8:00am to 1:00pm, from the first weekend in May until mid November.

ATC Energy Management

Location

P.O. Box 533
Boylston, MA, 01505
United States

ATC Energy provides solar thermal, solar hot water, solar and wind-powered electricity. They also offer hybrid and radiant heating systems for homes and businesses as well as energy efficiency surveys.

ATC offers installation of alternate energy products as well as service and repair of existing equipment.

Atlas Farm

Location

8 Pine Street
South Deerfield, MA, 01373
United States

Atlas Farm offers a wide variety of certified organic produce including vegetables, herbs, and flowers. They are also dedicated to maintaining biological diversity and minimizing the impact of the farm on the surrounding ecosystem. To help achieve these goals, Atlas Farm uses only naturally occurring fertilizers and manages pests without chemical pesticides.

They sell primarily at farmer's markets, but also sell wholesale to area restaurants and grocery stores throughout the season.

Atlas Water systems, Inc.

Location

86 Los Angeles St.
Newton, MA, 02458
United States

Atlas Water Systems designs, installs, and maintains water filtration systems for high purity and special applications, commercial drinking water, residential applications, and food service.

Auntie Erl’s Exchange, Children’s Resale Boutique

Location

119 Great Rd
Bedford, MA, 01730
United States

Auntie Erl’s Exchange is a children’s resale boutique featuring quality used toys, clothing, DVDs, sports equipment, bedding, books and room décor for children ages NB-12. We draw inventory from all over the greater Boston area and have everyday brands as well as a special Designer section. Our selection changes daily but our quality never waivers. We’re open Mon-Sat from 9:00 to 2:00.

Autumn Hills Orchard

Location

495 Chicopee Row
Groton, MA, 01450
United States

Autumn Hills Orchard offers 20 varieties of apples, Bartlett and Bosc pears, plums, raspberries, and peaches, as well as Concord grapes.

They are open for "Pick Your Own" apples in September and October.

Autumn Hills is also an advocate of integrated pest management (IPM) techniques and does not use any herbicides. As part of their environmental efforts, Autumn Hills Orchard participates in a study by Manomet Observatory of the effects of agriculture on migratory bird populations.

Baer Architecture Group

Location

265 main street
Northborough, MA, 01532
United States

The Baer Architecture Group strives to incorporate sustainable design solutions to minimize environmental impact while offering financial and aesthetic benefits whenever possible and desired.

Bartlett Communications

Location

152 Commonwealth Ave
Concord, MA, 01742
United States

A commitment to sustainability and triple bottom line business practices [people, planet, profit].

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