Sustainable South Shore 
located South of Boston, Massachusetts, USA

2016 Co-Presidents: Ben Cowie-Haskell, cowhaskie@aol.com; 
Judeth Van Hamm, one@hullportside.net; 
Secretary: Janis Owens Treasurer: Sharon St.Ours

Late spring Sustainable South Shore meeting

Tuesday evening, June 14

At a private nature preserve, 220 Washington St., Pembroke

6 pm: Walk and informal talking together 

 7-9 pm: Eating and Meeting

Pizza courtesy of Doc Iacobucci; please bring something organic—salad, veggies, fruit, spring water or your own creative or easy choice.

    Agenda—Share what we are doing in our communities, including work on: Bannning plastic bags; Solarizing; BioChar for great gardens that stabilize climate; Reaching out in our communities; Solar Personal Rapid Transit

RSVP: one@hullportside.net, 781-925-5665.  Thank you!!


*Check out the SSSh Chapters Links (see link at left).  Send Chapter link updates to:
Winter 2016 Meeting, 2/29/16: at Hingham High School. Thank you to Hingham High Vice Principal Rick Swanson for hosting and to Hull High science teacher Sheila Blair for helping. A Tour of the greenhouse, recycling and compost operations began the Meeting. Other Schools were invited to participate.

Summer 2015 Meeting, 8/24/15: Thank you to Mary O'Donnell and everyone involved with the Meeting at Greenway Farm, Kingston, MA. For more information see: www.greenway-farm.com and www.nofossilfuel.com . 


1. Connecting school green teams. 

2. Climate strategy on the South Shore. Making the big picture local.    

3. Making “sustainable living” a household phrase in your community.

Current 2016 SSSh Projects: School Environmental Clubs 

Goal: Work with schools to help create a network of school staff, students and communities to inspire each other. Please reach out to the high schools in your community to find school staff who advise environmental clubs and/or work with students on recycling or other environmental issues.  E-mail Judeth Van Hamm - one@hullportside.net with names and contact info. for the schools you find that are interested.

Facebook: Sustainable South Shore Facebook   Find photos of our trip to the People’s Climate March Fall of 2014 and a great source of climate change info. (Gene Wyatt, volunteer)

To make "Sustainable Living" a Household Word

Add your e-address to Judeth's SSSh e-list: one@hullportside.net .
For SSSh Web Site updates, additions and Climate Change forwarde e-mails:  nancy@sustainablesouthshore.org

Featured Websites (click on Links - at left - for more websites) To add more websites (or delete old ones), contact nancy@sustainablesouthshore.org 

South Shore Seafood Exchange: 2015 Season

http:www.sossexi.org  Sign up now to reserve Fish Shares 

Solarize Mass: Solar for Your Home or Business

Mass Energy: Energy Efficiency http://www.massenergy.org/energy-efficiency 
MA Green Communities: http://www.mass.gov/eea/docs/doer/green-communities/grant-program/map-summary-green-communities.pdf   

Global Warming Solutions from Union of Concerned Scientists:


Annual Winter SSSh Project: The SSSh Thermal Imaging Camera, purchased a few years ago with Sustainable Living Expo (Hull) proceeds, is available for SSSh Town Chapter Leaders to borrow and use. To reserve/ details, email Judeth Van Hamm at one@hullportside.net . 

Click on the SSSh Chapters (at Top left) for SSSh Town Links, updated 7/2015. Learn what each SSSh Town is working on and has accomplished. Use the info. to help start projects in your own Towns. Contact Nancy Kramer at nancy@sustainablesouthshore.org with any changes or updates. Solar and Wind projectsCommunity GardensDEP Idle Free Campaign (see link at left); Local Fisheries (SOSSEXI)Farmer's Markets and much more!!


NEW Sustainable South Shore Towns: If you are just starting to network with other people in your community or are regrouping, 

let us know whom you have found to work with. The goal is to have 

at least two or three people working together in each S. Shore community. Judeth will help you connect with people in your community. Contact Judeth Van Hamm at: one@hullportside.net 

 Click on the Expo links (at left) for info. on the past annual 2004 - 2012 Sustainable Living Expos, held in Hull, MA to get ideas about how to plan and organize a similar event in your own Towns or contact Organizer, Nancy Kramer at nancy@sustainablesouthshore.org for more info.

Sustainable South Shore is a multi-town advocacy group 
(south of Boston, MA) committed to helping area residents conserve energy, protect the environment and live sustainable lives.  
Sustainable South Shore was started in 2004 in Hull, MA and engages in: 
> Creating a vision of a sustainable-community; Research and analysis; 
> Developing consensus through education, publicity, discussion, and events; > Initiating, supporting, and implementing sustainable projects, including sustainable air, water, energy, and bio-system projects; 
> Endeavoring to practice principles of global sustainability in our own lives.  
We seek common ground, helping people feel deeply connected to Earth, knitting together individuals, families, groups and institutions, and creating the emotional and spiritual support of true human community to achieve sustainability.

2nd ANNUAL SOUTH SHORE CELEBRATION was held in Oct. 2012 at the Marshfield, MA Fairgrounds. www.SouthShoreCelebration.com
These Collaborative Events were Sponsored by: 
Sustainable South Shore, 
edible South Shore www.ediblesouthshore.com 
Go Green Web Directory  www.gogreenwebdirectory.com 


Membership Form

To become a member of Sustainable South Shore, please see the attached document. 

Michael Hammond,
Oct 12, 2011, 7:09 PM