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Letter to the Editor – The Hub

To the editor:

We very much enjoy reading Green Energy Times. We get it at our local Glens Falls, NY YMCA.

The Hub. Courtesy photo.

We thought you may be interested in knowing about our recent solar installation in support of a business. Two AllEarth Renewables solar trackers were installed […]

The People’s Pint

By George Harvey

The Peoples Pint is a restaurant and brew-pub on Federal Street, in Greenfield, Massachusetts. It is definitely a different sort of place to eat. It gives the feeling of being an upscale brew-pub that takes humorous pride in being subtly funky, but there is more to it than that. Discerning […]

Eating to Cool Off

Cooling Food

By Linda Prout

Yin foods cool us off and yang foods heat us up, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). This is good to know when temperatures reach triple digits or you are uncomfortably hot. It’s also helpful in winter when you can’t seem to warm up.

Yin […]


A Solar-Powered Stage in Warner, NH

The Stage. Photos courtesy of Katherine Nevins, Main Street Bookends, Warner, NH.

By N.R. Mallery

The Jim Mitchell Community Park, in Warner, New Hampshire, opened to the public on October 10, 2010, through the efforts of the non-profit MainStreet Warner, Inc. This Park […]

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 […]


Photos courtesy of Fresh Tracks Vineyard & Winery


By N. R. Mallery

When you live in Vermont, the taste of pure maple syrup might just be in your blood. Well, here’s a sustainable story about the maple wine worth taking note of.

This fall, while traveling south on Montpelier, on Route 12, […]

Superfresh! Organic Café

By George Harvey

In Brattleboro, Vermont, Superfresh! Organic Café is rapidly coming to its first anniversary, having opened for business in its current location on January 18, 2014. During that year, the café has earned quite a reputation.

Superfresh! Organic Café specializes in a very specific sort of vegetarian food. It is vegan, […]

Queen City Pops

Green Energy Times staff

Sarah Carson claims she was raised on a diet of chocolate and ice pops. Whether we take this as hyperbole or not, one thing is certain – she has made herself expert on the things she loves.

Seeking more knowledge and experience, she studied with an accomplished chocolatier in Michigan, and […]

The Common Man

By George Harvey

When he was a young man, Alex Ray had an unusual set of interests. They included his chosen profession, the hospitality business. They also included a love of old buildings of many kinds. In addition, he was interested in the environment, efficiency, and sustainability. Finally, we might also mention that he really […]

August First Bakery and Café

Bread on Wheels

By Alyvia Covert

“Bread for sale! Fresh bread!” rings through the air in downtown Burlington, VT, as goods from August First Bakery are sold along the streets. However, this delivery is a bit unconventional as the freshly baked goods arrive on bikes. It all started with cargo bikes, five years ago, on […]