A Message from Aneeza Ahmad, Chair of the SSC Youth Committee: Every year, SSC Youth works to organize a town tree planting event, usually at Deborah Sampson Park. With the help of the town, we typically are able to plant 5 trees in the area. The presence of trees… Read More »SSC Youth Tree Planting Project
Local Natural Resources & Activities
Growing up on the third floor of a Bronx apartment in New York in no way qualifies you for judgement about the health of the Earth. But somehow, in the midst of now learning to garden and plant flowers and even, God help me, grow a lettuce from a seed,… Read More »Why I have Learned to Love COMPOST!
In her book Braiding Sweetgrass, Native American author Robin Wall Kimmerer expands the concept of sustainability to a broader vision of reciprocity between people and the rest of the living world. Sustainability implies that it’s OK to squeeze as much as we can out of the natural world as long… Read More »On Sustainability, Reciprocity and Trees
SSC has chosen the winning designs for our new sustainable bags. Tied for first place are: Jeffrey Xiang and Shamama Sirroon, Elaine Fortier wins the second place prize. Watch the Awards Ceremony The first place winning designs will be reproduced on reusable shopping bags, which will be available through Sustainable Sharon. Congratulations to… Read More »SSC Announces Art Contest Winners for 2020
A Coronavirus-free local activity One appealing aspect of life in Sharon is the abundance of natural open space, which provides habitat for a wide array of wildlife. Sightings of approximately 400 species of wild plants and animals have already been documented at sharonfoc.org. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.… Read More »A Coronavirus-free local activity