$200 Rebate for Induction Cooktops Adds to GMP’s Programs
Colchester, Vt. – Starting October 1, Green Mountain Power (GMP) customers can save $200 when they switch from fossil fuel for cooking and install a new electric induction cooktop or range. Induction technology heats up and cools down faster than fossil fuel and […]
A True Perpetual Motion Machine
The SS-24 is the first fiberglass hulled all-electric, solar powered boat, and is approved for manufacturing by meeting all the U.S. Coast Guard regulations. It measures 24’ long, holds 10 adults, and features four 360-watt solar panels and four 3500-watt lithium batteries that power a 3,000-watt Torqeedo electric […]
A blue-green algae at Clear Lake, California, resulted in oxygen depletion in the water and the subsequent mortality of multiple aquatic species, including carp, catfish, bluegill and crappie. (Kirsten Macintyre/Flickr)
Nothing ruins a summer day like getting to the beach and discovering it’s closed due to a blue-green algae […]
This long-neglected olive orchard will soon bloom again. Pruning is kept to a minimum to avoid stressing the trees and opening vectors for disease and insect infestation. (Courtesy photos: Geobarns).
The Geobarns Team
As the son of an immigrant father, it has always been our founder George’s dream to return to Italy to […]
Aluminum Cans: Friend or Foe?
A concerned reader wrote in with questions about food and beverage cans. Are aluminum cans an Alzheimer’s risk factor? And are there natural protective measures we can take to lower our risk factors for this and other neuro-degenerative diseases?
Do metal cans increase the risk of Alzheimer’s? Probably […]
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 […]
How about a yoga class on the beach to release those everyday stressors? (Kaylee Garrett, Unsplash, bit.ly/3HhhCS4)
Hormones are chemical messengers that signal cells to do things. Humans and all animals, plants, fungi and even bacteria produce similar hormone messenger molecules. Hormones tell our bodies to change as we […]
Perennial fast foods of asparagus and rhubarb grow at Elmore Roots Nursery (Courtesy photos).
I go out for fast food almost every day. I go out to the garden.
Here by May 24th the asparagus has grown about two feet tall in the last five minutes.
(And a world of outdoor equipment)
Those of us who know the editor of Green Energy Times, Nancy Rae Mallery, come to expect her energy and enthusiasm. That being the case, we are probably not terribly surprised to find that she has three chainsaws to keep herself supplied with firewood, all […]
Goat grazing. (Flickr/Feather River Land Trust)
Our relationship with fire is one of the things that makes us human. Scientists theorize that fire helped us become homo sapiens; cooked food allowed us to shrink our gut over the millenia, and increase the size of our brains. We also have an ancient […]