Nourish Boston at the Dorchester Winter Farmer’s Market

The Dorchester Winter Farmer’s Market is now in full swing for 2014, and Nourish Boston was happy to attend the second Sunday of the season this past weekend.  It was wonderful to meet members of the community and talk about (and taste) healthy, delicious food! The market offers a great mix of local and organic produce stands […]

Is Boston Ready for Curbside Compost?

As reported by the local Metro newspaper, Boston could soon be joining the ranks of about 90 other progressive cities across the United States by instituting a city-wide curbside compost pick up program. According to a report from NPR, Seattle, Washington was the first city to require all households to compost food waste in April […]

The Importance of Direct Trade

The connection between the healthy foods we eat and where they come from is at the core of Nourish Boston’s mission.  It is important to choose wholesome, minimally processed foods, but it is equally important to pay attention to how and where the food we consume is grown, and how it makes its way from […]

TED Talk Collection

Looking for inspiration and new ideas?  TED is a great place to start.  TED is a nonprofit that brings people from the Technology, Entertainment, and Design realms together to speak, present, and share idea.  Experts, authors, scientists, and artists present their passions at conferences and events every year around the world, but TED also shares […]

Allston’s Green District: Sustainable City Living

Living in a city can be great way to incorporate environmentally friendly activities into your daily life and reduce your carbon footprint. Most cities have great public transportation options and walkable neighborhoods, a plethora of farmer’s markets year-round, and streamlined recycling pick up programs. But while renting an apartment in an antique Boston brownstone may […]

Taza Chocolate: From Bean to Bar

We at Nourish Boston think it is important to discuss Taza’s Bean-to-Bar mentality because it is important to know where our food comes from.  With a greater awareness of our food’s source, we can make more educated decisions about what to buy.  All too often, we make purchases based on superficial attributes – an item’s […]

Amazon Rainforest Census

In an effort to create and support more effective conservation policies, Brazil recently announced its plan to conduct a large scale census of the Amazon Rainforest, called the National Forest Inventory. Scientists and policy makers need accurate data about the rainforest ecosystem in order to assess its health and address its specific needs. As the […]