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What is Regenerative Gardening?
Regenerative gardening is a microcosm of regenerative farming, a practice that embraces and supports our deep relationship to the earth. Growing practices involve keeping the soil covered, no tilling, encouraging biodiversity, using compost, avoiding the use of chemicals, and creating fertility. Regenerative … read more.
Kids to Camp is back!
As we approach our thirteenth “Kids To Camp” year, we are grateful to have seen our environmental justice project sponsor children’s attendance at Sheep Pasture Nature Camp grow and become a successful annual event. Over the years, members of First Parish … read more.
HUMANS HAVE A PLASTICS PROBLEM!
But…we all can be part of the solution.
Soda bottles, sandwich bags, straws – – they fill the world’s pantries, oceans and landfills. And unlike organic materials, they don’t decompose. There are more than 6.3 billion tons of plastic waste out … read more.
Rev. Paul and your Parish Committee have determined that the best way to protect all of us in our community is to begin practicing “social distancing.” Our decision puts us in line with most other congregations, schools, sports teams – and almost every aspect … read more.
If every home in the U.S. replaced just one 12 pack of 300-sheet virgin fiber bathroom tissue with 100% recycled product we could save:
690 million gallons of water and
4.4 million cubic feet of landfill space.
Connecting with the church’s December theme of “Mystery,” the entire group of children and youth worked together with A.J. Derby and Louella Mann to see what would happen when heavy cream was poured into a mason jar and shaken by all members of the group. … read more.
We will be continuing this series in January by reading White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo together. We will meet after coffee hour for discussions on January 6th (through Chapter 5, which ends on p. … read more.