Posts Tagged ‘ Fair Haven ’

Tire Recycler Eyes Fair Haven Waterfront

Jun 27th, 2014 | By

Tires—loads and loads and loads of tires—may arrive on the shores of Fair Haven if a growing recycling company gets its wish.

Pollution is segregated, including in New Haven | Washington Post

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

Studies dating back to the 1970s have pointed to a consistent pattern in who lives near the kinds of hazards — toxic waste sites, landfills, congested highways — that few of us would willingly choose as neighbors. The invariable answer: poor people and communities of color.

Interesting Living Possibility: Are YOU ready to BECOME the CHANGE?

Sep 7th, 2012 | By

We are destroying our planet through our addiction to cheap energy and our consumption driven economy. But knowledge is only the beginning.. Click on this environmental headline to read about the Transition movement alive and well in New Haven.

The Rise of ‘Phoenix Pharm’ in New Haven | Melissa Waldron, via LCI

Jul 27th, 2012 | By

To the average observer, the site in the photo might look like an uninhabitable, barren moon-scape vacant lot but to us at New Haven Farms, it’s a gorgeous, mouth-watering, hunka-hunka piece o’ land that is due to become the next New Haven Farms site! Melissa Waldron reports for New Haven’s Liveable Cities Initiative.

Nonprofit planting the seed for community farm in New Haven’s Fair Haven neighborhood (with video)

Jan 20th, 2012 | By

Don’t let the cold and frost at Quinnipiac River Park fool you: Rebecca Kline is planting the seeds of public support there for a community farm that could feed 250 people someday. Kline, director of the nonprofit group New Haven Farms, envisions fruit trees, berry bushes and rows of spinach, kale and cilantro — all

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Local movement grows to provide fresh veggies for all

Nov 4th, 2011 | By

During a recent chilly evening at the community garden next door to the Chabaso Bakery Factory at 360 James St., Georgina Catelan and Ladie Gomez are hard at work weeding and trimming crops. Meanwhile, their daughters, from toddler to preteen, run along rows of tomato and cilantro plants. Regular participants in the Fair Haven Community

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New Haven gardens growing healthful eating habits (video)

Aug 21st, 2011 | By

A new urban farm project is sowing the seeds of green beans and good health for families in New Haven struggling to ward off diabetes. New Haven Farms is the grassroots organization behind three community gardens popping up around town. The idea was born out of Chabaso Bakery’s garden partnership with the Diabetes Prevention Program

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Roving Cyclists Help Fair Haven Grow | New Haven Independent

Jul 29th, 2011 | By

Tara Escudero and four other students and recent graduates are in New Haven this week as part of the New England Climate Summer, an internship program run by the Better Future Project, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit supporting an end to the burning of fossil fuels. Traveling by bike in small teams, student interns visit communities and work with local groups supporting sustainability and energy solutions, the New Haven Independent reports.