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Monadnock Food Co-op Announces 2022 Farm Fund Grant Recipients

The Wooster family of Picadilly Farm is one of the Monadnock Food Co-op Farm Fund grant recipients. (Scott Hussey)

The Monadnock Food Co-op of southwestern NH announces six grant recipients for the 2022 Monadnock Food Co-op Farm Fund: Picadilly Farm, Partners’ Gardens, Grow a Pear Farm, Flying Cloud Dairy, Brookfield Farm, and […]

Oh – a Pineapple!

Artist: Joyce Dutka

David Fried

My brother grows tropical fruit trees in Hawaii. Some years back he drove down our driveway in Elmore, VT and stopped his car. He rolled down his window and said, ” I am never going to be cold again.” Outside his window the hill is covered […]

Eating Well for Your Health

Eat your reds, yellows and greens. (Flickr/David Saddler)

Larry Plesent

Over-the-counter pain reducers (NSAID’s) are a $2 billion-a-year industry in the USA, just 11% of the total $18 billion annually spent on pain medication. Over 100 million Americans are in chronic pain. It’s time to take a step back and ask […]

Green Power Series: Solar Farms in the Northeast

Part IV: Leadership and Creative Thinking Reshape the Solar Farm Landscape

Gardens under solar panels in Boulder, CO produced more than 8,000# of produce, while the panels above generate enough power for 300 local homes. https://n.pr/3712BXc (Kirk Siegler/NPR)

Toby Martin

Ed Note: Green Energy Times has published three articles in its Green Power […]

Majestic Trees

Photo courtesy of David Fried

David Fried

After having some intense dental work one recent morning when it was 21 below zero, I took a walk down the block. The snowy path went through an opening in a tall fence. There it was. One of the biggest trees I have ever […]

USDA Highlights Accomplishments to Combat Climate Change In Rural America

USDA Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture

On January 18, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small, recently highlighted a-year of accomplishments to combat climate change and increase resiliency throughout rural America.

“At USDA, we know people in rural communities are on the frontlines of climate change […]

It’s Raining Cats and Dogs and Walnuts

Inside the green husk is a black walnut. Doesn’t it look like it comes from Mars? (David Fried)

David Fried

Black walnut trees were rare in northern Vermont when I first looked around in the late 70s. There were a few in a cemetery in East Calais, and two on an old […]

The Largest Anaerobic Digester in the Northeast

A Vermont dairy farm, a Vermont utility, a Vermont college, and national energy innovators working together for the environment.

The largest anaerobic digester in the Northeast began full-scale production of renewable natural gas (RNG) this month at the Goodrich Farm in Salisbury, VT. (Glenn Russell/VTDigger)

George Harvey

The largest anaerobic digester in […]

Out of a Million Headlines, This Is the One I Find Most Frightening

George Harvey – Originally posted at Green Energy Times

Yes, I meant “a million.” It was not hyperbole.

Every day, I search the news for articles on energy and climate change. I gather news items, with links to the original articles, put them up in a […]

Successful Farming Practices in the Face of Climate Change

Alissa White shared results of her Northeast SARE-funded research project looking at climate change impacts on vegetable and berry farms at a national conference. Photo credit: Candice Huber, Northeast SARE.

Debra Heleba

When farmers and growers throughout the Northeast go to work, they know they will face unpredictable weather. After all, Mark Twain’s […]