Townshend Farmers Market seeks vendors

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – The Townshend Farmers Market is looking for more vendors for the upcoming season. This is a wonderful medium-sized market which offers up, along with some great vendors, freshly baked pizza from a community built outdoor oven, a … Continued

Join the community effort for alternative energy

Mt. HOLLY, Vt. – Please join the Mount Holly, Vermont Alternative Energy Education Associates for 2017. The Mount Holly Alternative Energy Education Committee will continue supporting and promoting net zero homes through alternative energy education.   Our objectives are: ·      … Continued

SEON presents “The World of High Performance Homes”

high performance homes

  BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – The Sustainable Energy Outreach Network (SEON) will host another presentation for the public on “The World of High Performance Building” on Monday, March 27 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Marlboro Graduate Center in Brattleboro. … Continued

Vermont carbon tax in limbo while neighboring states pick up the effort

carbon emissions

REGION – While hopes of passing a carbon tax in Vermont are dimming by the day, a development in nearby Connecticut could breathe new life into the initiative. According to a CTNewsJunkie report, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire are considering carbon taxes. “The … Continued

Attend the Do It Yourself solar class


  PROCTORSVILLE, Vt. – How many solar panels does it take to heat your home? How much does it cost? What is involved in a “Do it Yourself” solar installation? These are questions I have been asked for the past 16 … Continued

No more lamenting over storm water runoff

storm water

    ALSTEAD, N.H.- Environmental writer and water activist Jan Lambert of Charlestown, N.H. welcomes everyone to two local programs, to hear hydrologist and coauthor Dr. Michal Kravcik speak on the critical importance of replenishing our local water cycles for … Continued

Ham Gillett explains Vt.’s universal recycling law

recycling law

REGION – Ham Gillett, Act 146 outreach coordinator for the Greater Upper Valley and Southern Windsor/Windham solid waste management districts, His job is to inform and update the public on the requirements, protocols and deadlines of the Vermont’s 2012 universal … Continued

Sustainable Fair packs the day with activities

sustainable fair

ALSTEAD, N.H. – Seeds of tall climbing nasturtium, cosmos Sensation mix, Bloomsdale open pollinated spinach and giant snow peas sold for a buck a pack at the 12th annual Seed Celebration and Sustainable Community Fair. Orchard Hill Community on Old … Continued

Springfield Medical Care Systems goes solar


  SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Thanks to contributions from donors, including a grant from the Jack & Dorothy Byrne Foundation, Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) has installed a solar hot water system at its Springfield Health Center. The original intent of the … Continued

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