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Virtual SolarFest Continues

The complete Virtual SolarFest is available through Labor Day

Everyone was disappointed that we couldn’t get together in person this year, however, there is one upside to a virtual festival. Summer schedules are busy, so you can enjoy the presentations and performances at your convenience.

Enjoy the entire SolarFest 2020 right here!

This year […]

SolarFest: It’s not too late!

FREE workshops, speakers & music Online Sat 7/25 & Sun 7/26 Share the “fest” with three incredible musical performers — Folk festival headliner Patchouli and Terra Guitarra, featuring soulful fusion of blazing Spanish and world guitar instrumentals, pure, haunting lead vocals, and the beautiful harmonies of Bruce Hecksel and singer-songwriter Julie Patchouli Saturday @ 8:00 […]

Free SolarFest Workshops via Zoom

Saturday July 25 & Sunday July 26 Advance registration is required! This weekend we are thrilled to offer live, captivating workshops; online as part of our Virtual SolarFest. These 60-minute sessions feature the latest, up-to-date information and interactive Q&A with top experts in their fields: Sat. 7/25 @ 12:00 pm: Is NOW the time for […]

Virtual SolarFest – 25th Anniversary Celebration

Completely FREE online festival on Sat. July 25 & Sun. July 26 includes:

Live, interactive workshops on the latest in solar power & storage, regenerative farming, electric vehicles, and off-grid homes Timely presentations by Richard Heinberg from the Post Carbon Institute, and keynote Storm Cunningham’s keynote: Transition to a Regenerative Economy Great, inspiring music from […]

Virtual SolarFest Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Online July 25th & 26th

Beginning at noon on both Saturday, July 25th and Sunday July 26th, SolarFest is continuing a tradition in a completely new way with online music workshops and presentations.

“While the pandemic prevented us from gathering in person this year,” according to SolarFest President Bill Laberge, “we are privileged to […]

Virtual SolarFest – Free Registration

Time for some SolarFest fun!Sat. July 25 & Sun. July 26 The need for SolarFest has never been greater— that’s why we’re doing it for FREE —

Be part of the best workshops — live via Zoom:

Perennial Favorite: Renewables 101: Solar & Storage (Bill & Danielle Laberge) Multi-state experts: Is now the […]

SolarFest Event: Transition to a Regenerative Economy

There are important policy discussions taking place right now involving climate change, public health, and a sustainable economy. Thanks to a grant from the Regenerative Food Network in our 25th Anniversary year, SolarFest is pleased to co-host our keynote address with the Center for the Advancement of Public Action at Bennington College.

June 20th, 2020 | Tags: , , , | Category: Economics, Events, Vermont | Leave a comment

SolarFest’19 Music Announcement

World Music Highlights the Stage at SolarFest on July 21st

On Sunday July 21st, SolarFest returns to its roots at Earth Sky Time Community Farm in Manchester Center, VT with a musical lineup sure to get the crowd moving; young and old.

The fun starts with workshops on energy, music […]

SolarFest ’19 Tickets on Sale! Sun. 7/21

SolarFest’19 — Sun. 7/21 @ Earth Sky Time Farm, Manchester VT Join us Sunday July 21st for a day-long gathering of workshops and live world music, along with great food and interesting conversations at Earth Sky Time community farm in Manchester Center, Vermont. This year the main stage features musical performances by The Gaslight Tinkers, […]

It’s Time for SolarFest!

Join Bernie Sanders — Support SolarFest We just received a letter from Sen. Bernie Sanders, where he wrote: “I want to congratulate you for coming together to help build a clean energy future… SolarFest is critically important for another reason, too…Change comes when people come together and speak out on the issues they care […]