Sustainable Massasoit

MA State Senate to Consider “Right-to-Dry” Legislation

clothes-line-296455_960_720July 18, 2016 –

To  promote energy conservation, the state Senate has legally reaffirmed residents’ rights to a traditional but increasingly threatened practice: the option of hanging laundry out to dry on a clothesline.

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2016 Climate Trends Continue to Break Records

Patrick Lynch
NASA’s Goddard Space Center
July 19, 2016

Two key climate change indicators — global surface temperatures and Arctic sea ice extent — have broken numerous records through the first half of 2016, according to NASA analyses of ground-based observations and satellite data.

Each of the first six months of 2016 set a record as the warmest respective month globally in the modern temperature record, which dates to 1880, according to scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York. The six-month period from January to June was also the planet’s warmest half-year on record, with an average temperature 1.3 degrees Celsius (2.4 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than the late nineteenth century.

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Nourish to Flourish Now Offers Biweekly Delivery Option



Have you been interested in participating in Massasoit’s Nourish to Flourish program but concerned that you couldn’t use a full delivery every week? No one wants to waste food. Well, now you have options!

Nourish to Flourish is now offering delivery either every week or every other week. Learn more about the program and its options on our Nourish to Flourish page.

Antarctic CO2 hit 400 ppm

An unfortunate milestone: On May 23, the South Pole recorded CO2 level at 400 ppm for the first time in 4 million years. Read more…


The Environmental Cost of Growing Food

Economists are working on ways to put a price on the environmental damage of growing food.

View article by Dan Charles on (5/5/16).



Celebrate Earth Day




Earth Hour 2016

This Saturday March 19, 2016 is Earth Hour