We generally meet the 4th Thursday of every month from 6:30 - 7:30 pm at The Distillery Building offices, 516 East Second Street. Action Teams focus on specific issues and meet periodically between monthly meetings.

Please feel welcome to submit local green events to us via email.

Everyone is welcome at Planet Southie!

Here is a list of opportunities to act locally, please email us for contact information if not listed. Please let us know if you would like your local green initiative listed as well!

Safer Walking 
Click here for info about Planet Southie's Walk Action Team.

Better Bus and Transit Service
Learn how to get involved in Planet Southie's Transit Action Team here.

Southie Bikes
Get involved in efforts to advocate for better biking in South Boston. Click here for more info!

Southie Trees
All are welcome join Southie Trees. Like them on Facebook here.

Energy Savings and Climate Action
To get started on saving energy, consider getting your home’s energy efficiency checked out for free by the City of Boston’s Renew Boston program. If you live in a building with fewer than 5 units, you can sign up online or call 617-635-SAVE (7283). If you live in a larger building ask you building owner, manager, or condo association board member to call the Mass Save Multi-Family program at 800-594-7277 or online!

Linda Doran at South Boston Community Health Center welcomes supportive adults to work with the South Boston Youth Ambassadors on their West Broadway beautification project, litter clean up and more. Meetings every Tuesday evening. More info at

Public Transit and Environmental Justice
Louise Baxter from ACE/T Riders Union welcomes everyone to contact Alternatives for Community and Environment (ACE) with concerns about bus routes. She also welcomes everyone to attend ACE meetings. ACE also works on hazardous waste projects and environmental justice in general. Contact ACE at 617-422-3343 x229. ACE info at Contact ACE's T Rider's Union at

Community Gardens/Food for those in need
Phoebe Flemming from South Boston Grows welcomes volunteers at the beautiful community garden at Saint Monica’s at 70 Devine Way. During growing and harvesting season, free produce is distributed to those who need it. More info at New West Broadway garden arrived in 2012. Please pitch in!

Farmers Market
The South Boston Farmers Market is every Monday through most of the Spring, Summer and Fall from noon - 6 pm at 446 W. Broadway. $10 of free food when you use an EBT card. Learn more here.

Check back here for future opportunities!

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