How older houses work

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – If you live in an older home, then you won’t want to miss this informative presentation, “How Older Homes Work.” If you’ve ever wondered about drafts, moisture, and heat, this is an opportunity to learn how … Continued

Submissions for the fourth annual Sustainable Home Tour

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – Calling all homeowners and high performance builders! On Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 the Sustainable Energy Outreach Network will present its fourth annual Sustainable Home Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at locations throughout Windham County. SEON … Continued

Upcoming bird walks and Green Up Day Initiative

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Saxtons River Valley Trails Initiative, a collaboration between the Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association and the Rockingham Conservation Commission, invites the public to participate in three spring bird walks. Join Peter Bergstrom, local birding enthusiast, Saturday … Continued

2019 Green-Up Day in Rockingham

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – Green Up Day is here again, Saturday, May 4! Pick up free green bags at the Town Clerk’s Office, J&H Hardware Store, the Saxtons River Market, and at Herricks Cove Sunday, May 5 at the Wildlife Festival. … Continued

Cavendish Green Up Day awaits your help

Green Up Day

CAVENDISH, Vt. – On the first Saturday in May, Cavendish will join hundreds of communities throughout Vermont to support the 47-year-old tradition of picking up roadside trash accumulated over the previous winter. Green Up Day is a fun volunteer opportunity … Continued

Andover Green Up Day

Green Up Day

ANDOVER, Vt. – Come help beautify the town grounds, clean our roadsides, and spruce up our cemeteries at Andover’s Green Up Day. A community of volunteers will meet Saturday, May 4 at 9 a.m. at the Andover Town Hall. Vermont … Continued

Cavendish to host composting workshop

composting

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Southern Windsor and Windham Counties Solid Waste Management District in conjunction with the Cavendish Energy Committee and the town of Cavendish will host a workshop specifically about composting Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in … Continued

A visit to unconventional Polyface Farm

Polyface Farm

WESTMINSTER WEST, Vt. – On Friday, April 19 at 5 p.m. Nicole Crouch Diaz will be at the Westminster West Congregational Church to tell us about her visit last summer to Joel Salatin’s Polyface Farm in Virginia. Salatin’s 550-acre farm … Continued

Reversing Global Warming: Introduction To Drawdown

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Celebrate Earth Day by learning how to help reverse global warming at the Springfield Town Library. Local farmer and activist Laurel Green will lead a two-hour workshop called “Reversing Global Warming: Introduction to Drawdown” Wednesday, April 17, … Continued

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