There’s lots of ways to build the new economy! JP NET is led by the passions of those who jump in and get involved. Browse some ongoing projects below, come to one of our upcoming events, or contact us.
JP NET helped catalyze the JP Local First by hosting initial conversations at the State of Our Neighborhood event, and at our monthly poltucks, and through the Boston Bean shop-local for the holidays campaign – which brought together business leaders in JP who were working on bu Read More
A pilot project of JP New Economy Transition (JP NET) to introduce community members and neighborhood businesses to a local currency, in coordination with Egleston Square Main Streets, Centre/South Main Streets, Hyde/Jackson Main Streets, JP Buy Local and JP Forum To encourage local s Read More
Neighbors have come together to reclaim a city lot that had been vacant and trash-strewn for the past 30 years. The lot now produces free food for all in the diverse neighborhood – and includes apple trees, blueberries, raspberries, red currants and raised beds. The orchard stre Read More
Visit the Market on Saturdays from 10am — 2pm at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall, 45 Brookside Avenue, JP. Volunteers are always needed to help out! The Egleston Farmers Market serves Jamaica Plain and Roxbury, increasing access to affordable, local produce and strengthening loc Read More
The 350MA Boston node participates a huge movement to divest funds from the fossil fuel industry. We are part of a statewide effort supporting divestment through education and non-violent social action. We are challenging individuals, institutions, municipalities, and the state to sel Read More
At a “Preparedness Pie Party,” 10-20 neighbors gather to get to know each other and take some concrete steps toward emergency preparedness. Some very basic preparation can mean the difference between a resilient, well-coordinated community response, and a group of disconne Read More