Local

Support local organizations that promote sustainable living.

 

Sustainable Lexington – The Sustainable Lexington Committee will advise the Selectmen on proposals which affect Lexington’s sustainability and resilience and will recommend, develop and monitor programs designed to enhance Lexington’s long-term sustainability and resilience in response to environmental, resource and energy challenges.  One of sustainable Lexington’s goals is to Reduce Lexington’s residential energy use 20% by 2020.
http://www.lexingtonma.gov/committees/sustainablelex.cfm

Lexfarm – Lexington Community Farm Coalition (LexFarm) is dedicated to providing education in the community about farms, farming and sustainable land use. One of its goals is to do that by establishing a community farm in Lexington, Massachusetts.
http://www.Lexfarm.org

Lexington Farmer’s Market – The Lexington FarmersMarket in historic Lexington , MA provides fresh, native produce directly from farmers to residents.  The purpose of the Lexington Farmers’ Market is to provide fresh, native produce directly from farmers to residents. We’re working to help the local farming industry remain vibrant, educate our community about healthy eating, maintain a sustainable environment, and provide a social experience that helps build community.
www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.org

CLC – Citizens for Lexington Conservation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the natural environment in the town of Lexington, Massachusetts.
http://www.lexingtonma.org/clc/HomePage.htm

GWEN – Global Warming Education Nework is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading awareness and encouraging action relating to global warming and its adverse impacts.
www.gwenet.org