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April 15 Green Energy Times is Available

The April 15 editon of Green Energy Times is now available in local stores.

The edition’s pdf version is available. Please follow this link: April 15, 2015 GET online.

For individual articles as web pages, please follow this link: Read individual articles.

Earth Day

5th Annual 5K Run and Free Fair Celebrate Earth Day in Londonderry, NH

Start of 5K race. Photo courtesy of LOCO Sports and Stonyfield.

On Saturday, May 16, 2015 Stonyfield, local, organic yogurt maker, in collaboration with LOCO Sports, will host the fifth annual Stonyfield Earth Day 5K & Fair. The event will take […]

Autumn Road

By Peter Huntoon

“Autumn Road” was painted by Peter Huntoon in October, 2013. This painting holds a special memory in his heart, full of love and meaning.

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Six Ways to Control Weeds Without Chemicals

By Jessica Barber Goldblatt

Weeds are many homeowners’ and gardeners’ biggest enemy. Roundup and other chemicals may seem like a weapon in the arsenal against weeds. However, they can leach into fruits and vegetables. They also run off and trickle down into groundwater. There are better, safer ways to prevent and control weeds […]

Sutherland Wells on my Deck

By N. R. Mallery

My deck was built twelve years ago. Since that time I have used a number of finishes on it, none of which was satisfactory. The last one I used was put down three years back, and I was so disappointed that I power-washed it off. The cedar wood of […]

Dining in the Green

NECI on Main Seasonal • Farm-Partners • Local • Sustainable

Tapas and a glass of red wine.

By N. R. Mallery

With our highlights on Montpelier’s goal as the first net-zero capital in the country, we thought it was fitting to include a Montpelier landmark for our dining in the […]

Safer and More Effective Sunscreens

By Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss

Skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer in the United States, with more new cases each year than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined. And the rate of newly diagnosed cases of the most deadly skin cancer, melanoma, has tripled over the […]

4 Pesticides You Might Be Eating

By Davis Jones

Photo by botahoratiu/istock

Yeah, we are what we eat, but an Amy isn’t an amitraz, and a Ted shouldn’t be a tetrachlorvinphos. It’s an unfortunate truth that many of our favorite fruits and vegetables contain pesticide residue. Even more unfortunate is how consumers are expected to decipher the health effects themselves. […]

Ingredient of the Month: Brain Power 102

By Larry Plesent

As promised, here is part two of the Brain Power series.

This month we focus on omega 3 and omega 6 edible oils. These are the cod liver oils they tried to give your great grandmother when she was a kid. The oils were supposed to be a preventative for nearly everything […]

What We Have Done and What We Can Do

 

Braydon Burt, a 15-yea-old student at Sugar River Valley Regional Technical Center in Claremont, NH

By Braydon Burt

The Earth is over 4 billion years old, and in those 4 billion years, modern humans have only been around for 200,000 years. The early Earth was devoid of oxygen, but full of carbon dioxide. […]