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Farm Tours during Strolling of the Heifers Weekend

Local farms open for tours on Strolling of the Heifers Weekend Sunday, June 9 — 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Strolling of the Heifers has partnered with six special farms in the Brattleboro area to offer this year’s Stroll Weekend Farm Tour on Sunday, June 9 Each of these farms has something unique to […]

Incentive Updates

Great news – the State of Vermont is making progress on an incentive program for new electric car purchases! The annual transportation bill (H. 529) recently passed the Legislature and is expected to be signed by the governor. This bill included at least $1.1 million toward electric car incentives for Vermont households. Incentives […]

Stroll Invites Children to March in Heifer Parade

BRATTLEBORO, VT – The theme of 2019’s Strolling of the Heifers Parade is “Farmers Are Our Heroes” and organizers want this year’s parade to be the most super event ever! “We are inviting all children to come and march with us, dressed in their favorite superhero costume,” explained Orly Munzing, the Stroll’s founder. “We […]

LOCAL CLIMATE ADVOCATES RALLY IN MONTPELIER, VT

Climate Protest halts House debate, three arrested

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Protesters disrupted proceedings at the Statehouse Thursday, demanding action on climate change from lawmakers.

As they shouted out some demands House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, D-South Hero, banged the gavel to declare order. When they continued, she ordered a recess and directed lawmakers to leave the […]

Peck Electric: In the News Again

Peck solar installed a 500kW solar PV array on top of the parking lot expansion at Burlington International Airport in 2014. Courtesy photo.

George Harvey

I believe that there are many people, even in Vermont, who don’t think of Peck Electric as a big deal in the solar industry. They might think […]

Solarize Bethel Campaign

Integrity Energy installed both this rooftop and the grount-mounted solar systems as part of the Solarize Bethel campaign. Photo: Courtesy photos.

George Harvey

The Solarize Bethel campaign was coordinated by Integrity Energy and the Bethel Energy Committee. It was started with a meeting in the Bethel, Vermont town hall on […]

Strolling of the Heifers “Tour de Heifer” challenging rides attract cyclists to Brattleboro

Cyclists from many states will participate in the Tour de Heifer, the cycling event on Strolling of the Heifers Weekend, taking place on Sunday, June 9.

“Strolling of the Heifers works on many programs year-round to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation at farm and food businesses, to connect people and organizations around sustainable living […]

Spring Paddle the Border – Vermont

National Trails Day

National Trails Day is June 1st this is the day when trails group throughout the country will get together to do their spring cleaning on their local trail networks.

The Cross Vermont trail Association-CVTA www.crossvermont.org

and the Newbury Conservation Commission-NCC are sponsoring this year’s event.

Trails Day Work […]

Strolling of the Heifers and WSWMD Plan for Zero Waste

Last year’s parade and festival diverted 60% of its waste from landfill disposal! This year’s goal is to reach 75%!

 

WSWMD Event Zero Waste Stations on the Brattleboro Common for Strolling of the Heifers Slow Living Expo. Courtesy photo.

The 18th Annual Strolling of the Heifers weekend celebrates local agriculture and food, […]