Non Profit Organizations

Green City Growers

GREEN CITY GROWERS are passionate and experienced organic farmers with a background in urban farming. Operating in the Boston area, we build, design, and maintain raised bed, year-round produce farms built specifically for your yard, rooftop, driveway, or deck. We also offer institution and business-sized farms, educational programs, restaurant farms, and consulting services.

Our Raised-Bed Farms are personalized to your taste, offering fresh and diverse options that may not be available at the market, and that your whole family can enjoy. Read More »

New England Wild Flower Society

Location

180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA, 01701
United States

New England Wild Flower Society has been up and running for over a century and is recognized nationally as one of the nation's leading plant conservation organizations.

The Society has been preparing for plant conservation, habitat protection, and environmental leadership challenges of the 21st Century. They place special importance on protecting native plants in order to conserve the healthy beautiful ecosystems that exist in our world.

Ecowaters Projects

Location

P.O. Box 1330
Concord, MA, 01742
United States

Ecowaters Projects develops, promotes and demonstrates better wastewater management systems and practices, with an emphasis on source-separation and utilization approaches.

Ecowaters offers great books on cottage toilets to whole-house composters with micro-flush toilets and graywater gardens. A wonderful place to learn how to maintain the environment using what you already produce.

Waltham Fields Community Farm

Location

240 Beaver Street
Waltham, MA, 02452
United States

Waltham Fields Community Farm is a non-profit organization supporting farmland preservation, hunger relief, and education.

The farm offers educational programs to local young people in order to teach them about sustainable farming and local food. They also distribute free and low-cost produce to an economically and ethnically diverse population of Waltham residents. In addition, Waltham Fields hosts public community events on the farm such as concerts to help spread their educational goals further.

Waltham Fields Community Farm offers CSA shares as well.

Natick Community Organic Farm

Location

117 Eliot Street
Natick, MA, 01760
United States

The Natick Community Organic Farm is a non-profit, certified organic farm providing productive open space, farm products, and hands-on education for all ages, year-round. The farm is commited to ecologically healthy and sustainable methods and offers year-round classes, work experience programs, and volunteer opportunities.

They have a farm stand that is open to the public and will be offering community garden plots.

Farmstand open year-round, daily from 9am-5pm.

Land's Sake

Location

27 Crescent Street
Weston, MA, 02493
United States

Land's Sake is a non-profit organization that runs a certified organic farm dedicated to teaching responsible stewardship through farming, landscape and outreach. They will be offering CSA memberships this year. They also offer a number of educational activities as well as Pick-Your-Own fruit and retail of their produce.

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.

Massachusetts Energy Consumer Alliance

Location

670 Centre Street
Boston, MA, 02130
United States

MECA is a non-profit organization striving to bring more sustainable energy choices to Massachusetts.

Their New England Wind Fund and New England GreenStart programs offer inexpensive ways to use more sustainable energy for Massachusetts Energy Grid customers. Taking part in these programs is an inexpensive way to help the environment, with low monthly fees that make customers eligible for tax write-offs.

Citysprouts

Location

Dr. Martin Luther King School 100 Putnam Avenue
Cambridge, MA, 02139
United States

Citysprouts is a year-round non-profit organization which aims to help school communities to create learning gardens in their schoolyards. These gardens are used by teachers as a direct extension of classroom teaching to allow a hands-on approach to the curriculum while introducing the ideas of sustainability and environmental importance.

Enersol, Inc.

Location

55 Middlesex Street, Suite 221
North Chelmsford, MA, 01863
United States

Enersol Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing renewable solar energy to unelectrified areas of Latin American countries.

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