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Spring Garden Day Highlights Sustainable Gardening on April 9, Milford, New York

Master Gardener Volunteer Event held in conjunction with OCCA’s Earth Festival

Are you ready to explore new gardening techniques this spring?  On April 9, the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties will present Spring Garden Day, with this year’s event focused on sustainable gardening techniques.  It will be held in conjunction […]

Looking for a fun family outing?

Come to Prescott Farm on Saturdays during the month of March and enjoy Maple Sugar Madness!

Sugaring season is here! Flickr photo.

Laconia, NH – For over 15 years Prescott Farm has been offering their Maple Sugar Madness programs to school groups and the public during the month of March. On Saturdays, March […]

Farm to Plate Press Conference

Press Conference Wednesday, January 20th at the Vermont Statehouse to review progress, trends, and what’s next in Vermont’s implementation of the Farm to Plate food system plan

WHAT: 

At no other time in Vermont’s history has food system activity been more coordinated and more of an […]

Garden Product Reviews

Cate’s Pruning Shears

By N. R. Mallery

Two pruning shears came in from Cate’s Garden for review. They are both of the highest quality and are available together on Amazon Prime for $61.94

I LOVE these pruning shears!! Oh my goodness – they’re just the best I have ever held in my […]

A Permaculture Harvest

Harvest rewards at D Acres Permaculture Farm. Photos courtesy of D Acres.

By Josh Trought

In the Northeast, with our short growing season, the practice of developing a resilient food system depends on preserving the harvest through the winter months. Preservation provides a mechanism to extend food availability beyond fresh picked.

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Open Farm Week, August 3-9

Vermont Open Farm Week, August 3-9, Celebrates Local Food Origins

Farms open their doors to a public interested in learning more about where food comes from and supporting the local agricultural economy.

Montpelier, VT – Farmers across Vermont will throw open their barn doors and garden gates to welcome the public for a behind-the-scenes look […]

2015 Vermont Organics Recycling Summit, April 2nd

Cultivating Value From Foodscraps

The Composting Association of Vermont and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation will host the ninth annual Vermont Organics Recycling Summit (VORS) at Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center, Vermont on Thursday, April 2, 2015. The theme for this year’s Summit is:

Cultivating Value From […]

Sustainable Textiles

By Green Energy Times Staff

Some of us make a point of buying hemp or organic cotton garments because we know how bad pollution and health problems associated with synthetic fabrics are. While “going green” by looking at a garment’s tag seems easy, the reality of textile production is very complex.

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NESEA Speakers at BuildingEnergy 15: George Mokray, Viraj Puri, and Rebecca Rahmlow

 

George Mokray

Urban Food Production, Distribution and Energy Recovery

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Multi-Sector

Viraj Puri

As architects, engineers, and municipal planners, how can we rethink the built environment to install more urban food production and distribution in the city?

Rebecca Rahmlow

An urban permaculture will frame […]

Emerging Frontiers in Bioenergy

From Ponds to Fuel Tanks: The Role of Algae in our Energy Future

By Ellen Kahler

The Vermont Bioenergy Initiative’s work to uncover potential for a Vermont bioenergy market sector began in 2003. At that time, there was no such thing as a bioenergy industry in the state and producing locally made biodiesel from locally […]