Nature

Raise the Green Roof

A Q&A with Recover Green Roofs Co-founder Brendan Shea Tell us about yourself and how you got to the point of founding this company. I started working for a wastewater engineering company that used plants and bacteria to treat wastewater. We were using living systems to provide a traditionally mechanical function for a building.  I […]

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Let’s Get Mystical

“The water is so slow that when you’re on the river, a patchwork of colorful leaves surrounds you,” says Patrick Herron. His favorite thing to do on the Mystic River—something you can only do in the autumn—is push out on the water’s surface in a kayak or canoe to look at the falling, colorful leaves. […]


First-ever AgriCultural Festival Celebrates Art, Naturally

What’s better than an art festival? Or a farm festival? How about an outdoor extravaganza that’s an art and a farm festival all in one? The Somerville Arts Council is at it again, and this time, they’re bringing you Somerville’s first ever AgriCultural festival, which will be held on Saturday, October 1 from 1 to 6 p.m. […]