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Master Gardener Volunteer Annual Seed Swap – Middleburgh, NY

The Schoharie and Otsego Master Gardener Volunteers will host the Annual Master Gardener Seed Swap on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Participation is free, and you do not have to donate seeds to benefit. A selection of 2017 seeds will be available as supplies last. The Schoharie Master Gardener Seed Swap will be held at the […]

The April 2014 Edition of Green Energy Times is now Available Online

You can now view the full version of our current issue of Green Energy Times from the ‘Current & Past Issues’ Quick Link here in the left side of this page.

There is a lot of exciting information in this issue, like where to find Solar Installers in your area, Green Builders, Building Efficiency and […]

Alert: Results from CSWD’s expanded testing for herbicides in compost reveal wider picture

The Vermont Department of health has indicated that they would not expect that the presence of these herbicides would cause any harm to those who consume produce grown in affected compost. […]

Keeping Warm this Winter

Buildings are the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions! We must learn to make buildings energy efficient!

With winter quickly approaching and heating oil prices nearing $4 a gallon, thousands of Vermonters are realizing the devastating effects. The reality is oil prices have soared. In Vermont, heating oil prices have jumped 34 percent to […]

Winter Maintenance for your Off-grid System

Preparation and Operation

By Alan Smith- Backwoods Solar

The winter season has arrived on schedule. For those of you in cold and snowy climates, now is a good time to review the maintenance and condition of your power system. For those of you in warm and dry climates, now is a good time to review […]

LED Holiday Lighting

Choose ENERGY STAR® LED Holiday Lighting

As Vermonters make preparations for the winter holidays many of us put up strings of holiday lights (also referred to as Christmas lights or decorative light strings). Light-emitting diode—or “LED”—holiday lights offer a quality alternative to incandescent lights and they will save energy and money this holiday season. While […]

38th Annual Island Pond Christmas Bird Count

The Island Pond Count has produced uncommon boreal species in past years, such as the boreal chickadee, gray jay, and black-backed woodpecker. Coordinator Jayson Benoit anticipates this year’s count to be one for the record books, due to winter’s late arrival in the north country. Meanwhile, watch for Snowy Owls that are visiting Vermont now! […]

Interiors “Green Shots”

By Jessica Goldblatt Barber

December: Holiday gift ideas – in the spirit of the returning daylight – What are simple useful gifts that will light up the lives of our loved ones. Here are some of my thoughts Darn Tough-wool socks keep your loved ones warm and dry while supporting a local VT company, […]

17th Annual Stuff A Bus 2011 this week

Marble Valley Regional Transit District (MVRTD) “The Bus” is pleased to provide its services again for the annual Stuff A Bus event […]

Free Home Energy Expo in Thetford, VT this Saturday

Win a free home energy assessment, worth $450 at a FREE Home Energy Expo on Nov. 5th – Thetford, VT […]