Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a partnership between farmers and local residents that keeps independent businesses thriving, helps families eat seasonal, local produce to build a stronger local food system.
We a very fortunate to have many to choose from the in Newburyport area!
Here’s your chance to learn about the electric and hybrid vehicles available through the Mass Energy Consumer Alliance, group-buy discount program. The combination of government incentives and dealer discounts mean that one can purchase or lease a Nissan LEAF, Chevy Volt or Bolt, Ford C-MAX Energi, or Ford Fusion Energi for 30-50% off the MSRP. Select EVs will be on display and test rides will be available.
Mass Energy is a nonprofit organization working to reduce emissions 80% by 2050 and stop climate change. EVs are a big part of the solution! For Drive Green program details visit the Mass Energy website: mass energy.org/drivegreen
This event is sponsored by Transition Newburyport, a local grassroots group working to build community resilience in challenging times.
A Spiritual Journey to Findhorn and Iceland
Tuesday, March 28 at 6:30 PM
Newburyport Public Library
In 2016 Erin Stack of New Harmony Farm visited Findhorn Foundation in Scotland to experience one of the pioneer organizations of earth-center spirituality and sustainable living. Fifty-three years after its humble beginnings, the Findhorn Foundation is a thriving spiritual community, ecovillage (the largest in Europe) and an international centre for holistic learning, helping to unfold a new human consciousness and create a positive and sustainable future. From Findhorn they travelled to Iceland.
Join Erin as she shares experiences during this journey and the profound influence they had and continue to have on her.
Before the Flood
Wednesday, March 22 at 7 PM
Central Congregational Church
14 Titcomb Street
NOTE: Date Change from Thursday, March 23
Central Congregational Church, FRSUU Climate Action Project and Transition Newburyport invite you to a free screening of the award-winning film Before the Flood at Central Congregational on Wednesday, March 22nd at 7 PM.
Before The Flooddepicts how Earth is changing due to rising temperatures and how individuals and society-at-large can help preserve our precious environment. Leonardo DiCaprio travels around the world to interview a number of world leaders and experts about climate change, including President Obama, former President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State John Kerry, U.N. Secretary-General Ki-Moon, Pope Francis, Elon Musk as well as top NASA researchers, forest conservationists, scientists, community leaders and other environmental activists.
Merchants of Doubt
Sunday, February 26 at 3:00 PM
Firehouse Center for the Arts
1 Market Square, Newburyport
FRSUU Climate Action Project and Transition Newburyport are sponsoring a screening of Merchants of Doubt, an award-winning documentary, from the director of Food, Inc.,that looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and climate change. The film will be shown at the Firehouse Center for the Arts on Sunday, February 26 at 3 PM.
This screening was re-scheduled from February 12 due to a winter storm.
Merrimack Valley Food Co-op Info Evening
Monday, Feb 27 at 6:30 PM
Newburyport Public Library
94 State Street
Join members of the Merrimack Valley Food Co-op to learn about their startup plans for a cooperative grocery store to be located in Haverhill, MA.
A food co-op is a grocery store owned by its members that sells all your basic groceries. They buy from local farmers and farms that use organic and sustainable practices. You will learn how the co-op model provides needed sustainability and local resilience in a challenging economic time.
This presentation is co-sponsored by Transition Newburyport and the North Shore Permaculture Collaborative.