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Reminder: The 8th Annual Seed Celebration & Sustainable Community Fair

Free Admission! A few last minute details —

Parking People, such as cafe volunteers and venders, as well as those needing wheelchair accessibility, should park just outside the Putnam Science Center (enter via Blake Street). Others can park either at the student commuter parking lot off Winchester Street or at the Redfern parking lot […]

Chittenden County High School Students “Trash” Williston Market

17th Annual CSWD Creative ReUse Showcase Announces Awards

This year a stylish — and practical! — table incorporating old Christmas tree stands and wine bottle corks edged out 28 other entries to win the Best In Show award in the 17th Annual CSWD Creative ReUse Showcase. Overall, the competition creatively starved Vermont’s […]

PAREI Button Up NH Workshop

Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative

Please Attend

Button Up NH Workshop Thursday, February 7th Pease Public Library 6:30-8:00pm Refreshments provided by Local Foods Plymouth

The Plymouth Energy Commission, Plymouth Better Buildings and PAREI are hosting a free Button Up NH weatherization workshop where participants will learn basic building science concepts and learn […]

Events of the Bradford Conservation Commission


February 4, 2012 • The Colatina Exit Bradford, Vermont • 6:30pm Movie Begins Come early to order food and drink

Watch the trailer at “In an oil-scarce world, we know there are sacrifices to be made in the pursuit of energy. What no one expected was that […]

Friends of the Rutland Free Library January Cabin Fever Book Sale!

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013: 9:30 – 4:30 Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013: 9:30 – 2:00

Rutland Free Library 10 Court St. Rutland, VT 05701

Hundreds of new hard cover and paperback books, puzzles, CDs, DVDs. Books are organized by category and author. All proceeds go to support library collections and activities.

Most books $.25 – $3.00


Local Solar-Powered Bookstore Happily Shares with the Community

Warner, NH is a unique example of what community and local is all about. How many times have you seen a sign on the door of your local bookstore that reads: “Come On In. Close the Door. We are SOLAR Air Conditioned”? They not only welcome the community to come on in to get some […]

Follow the Money

Keeping it local

by George Harvey

Money used for electric power can flow out of a region’s economy, or it can stay local. If it flows out, other money needs to flow in to replace it, but it need not flow out.

We might consider the example of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant (VY). […]

Sustainability Project’s 8th Annual Seed Celebration offers a ‘toolbox of sustainable skills’

by Jeanne Sable

The Sustainability Project’s 8th Annual Seed Celebration and Sustainable Community Fair takes place on February 16th, 2013, from 9am-4pm, at the Keene State College Science Center. This family-focused community event offers an opportunity to get a jump on the 2013 growing season, stock up on seeds, and learn about […]

Electrical and Thermal Energy Efficiency Programs for Vermonters have Arrived!!

Thermal efficiency improvements to Vermont […]

Don’t miss this: The Vermont Community Energy & Climate Action Conference

opportunity to join municipal officials, technical experts, state and regional planners and others interested in saving energy, reducing waste and developing renewable energy solutions to tackle climate change. […]