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Help Raise money for SolarFest

Help Raise money for SolarFest …and have a really fun time doing it

Climate Ride is a community of adventurers dedicated to protecting the planet. SolarFest Team Captain and Trustee Dave Conna has been participating in Climate Rides since 2008, when he rode from New York City to Washington, DC, where the group lobbied […]

Make A Fresh, Green Career Move

Online expert panel explain the “Transition to a Great Paying Green Job”

On Saturday January 15th, SolarFest and the 1786 Meeting House in Rupert are presenting a workshop of people who have already found exciting and profitable career opportunities in the trillion-dollar clean energy field. Join this online conversation to […]


Free Online Workshop: Home Efficiency for Savings & Comfort Saturday Dec. 4th from 10:00 – 11:30 am

Zoom in to learn what you can do to affordably make your home more comfortable & healthier. The basics are no longer basic, as building science includes everything from retrofitting to improve thermal gain & loss, […]

SolarFest Winter Series starts this Saturday! First one is on heat pumps.

Attend our Winter Workshop Series at the 1786 Meeting House in Rupert, VT (or view online afterwards)

The series begins with ‘Heating & Cooling With Heat Pumps’ — on Sat. Nov. 13th from 10:00 – 11:30 am

As heating oil and propane prices continue to skyrocket, now is a good time to learn about […]

Today: SolarFest Streaming Live

Happy SolarFest’21 Virtual Music & Keynote — No Registration Needed Streaming Saturday Lineup at Online SolarFest’21 — 5:30pm: Bill McKibben Address 7:00pm: Singer-Songwriter Phil Henry, with special guest Melissa Chesnut-Tangerman 8:00pm: Jim Gilmour Band 9:00pm: Patchouli & Terra Guitarra See you at SolarFest’21 SolarFest connects people, the arts, ideas and technology, fostering partnerships and […]

It’s time to get excited! SolarFest’21 — Sat. July 24th & Sun. July 25th With pre-festival movie screenings it’s time for a SolarFest Watch Party

The full schedule is now posted — and all activities are free. Don’t miss out on the fun — you need to register to attend the free, […]

Free SolarFest Workshop Nov 12 and 14

Free Workshop via Zoom Heat & Cool Your Home with the Sun Thursday Nov. 12th @ 6pm or Saturday Nov. 14th @ 10am Advance Registration Required Did you know you can heat & cool your home with the sun!? Join us and find out about the efficient and economical solar and heat pump connection, […]

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 […]