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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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

Slow Living Summit Explores the Future of Women in Food Entrepreneurship

BRATTLEBORO, VT – The ninth annual Slow Living Summit will take place in Brattleboro, Vermont on Thursday, June 6 and Friday, June 7 2019.

Presented by Strolling of the Heifers and Windham Grows, the Summit’s focus is “The Future of Women in Food Entrepreneurship” and its goal is to bring together […]

STATEMENT FOR EARTH DAY 2019 BY ATTORNEY GENERAL DONOVAN

MONTPELIER – Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan released the following statement for Earth Day 2019:

“Today is Earth Day and like many Vermonters I care passionately about our natural environment. I am also worried about the threats it faces. We see the effects of climate change here in Vermont with stronger storms, flooding, and increasing […]

Public Hearing on Legislation to Ban New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure in Vermont

Tuesday, April 23 From 5-7 PM Room 11 at the Statehouse in Montpelier The House Energy and Technology Committee will be holding a public hearing on House Bills 51 and 175 both of which would meet the demands of the No New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Petition signed by nearly 1,500 Vermonters and the Town Meeting […]

Still time to sign up for FREE Green Production Certification Training

DEC is teaming up with The Community College of VT to offer FREE training to develop your green workforce. Bridge the green skills gap in this industry-recognized course on environmentally-friendly practices and programs in manufacturing DEC is offering Vermont Green Business Program members a fully-subsidized course in Green Production through the Community College of […]