News : Boston Green Fest Wrap-Up

Sep 1, 2010

By Scott Szycher

From Beyond Economics

Fellow Green Group Boston member Mark Hoffman and I (Scott Szycher) had the pleasure of attending the Boston Green Fest last week, including the Green Jobs Forum on Thursday at the Massachusetts State House. I thought there were some tidbits that apply to the Seacoast region, and the Green Alliance community.

The Green Jobs Forum actually focused on several problems facing Boston. It’s densely populated, with a lack of “green” space for its residents to farm in, and its children to play in. As a result, one of its biggest challenges revolves around the issue of food: how can the city increase its residents’ access to fresh, locally grown food? Click here to read more.