Early September News from Shelburne Farms: Mobilizing Climate Action for Health, Celebrating Abenaki Agriculture, and a Late Summer Recipe

Join us at the Farm Barn for our 41st Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 21 from 10AM–4PM! It’s a full-day celebration of Vermont forest, farm, and food traditions for the whole family. Want to support the event? Harvest Festival is free for members. Renew your membership today and volunteer to help! Mobilizing Climate Action for Health MONDAY, 9.23 • 7:30-9PM @ […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Wal-Mart, women legislators, new spider spotted and more

Short constitutions equal more trust Vermont has the shortest constitution of any state, at 1,433 words. A recent article finds that trust in the government correlates to constitution length, with higher levels of trust associated with shorter constitutions. The study also finds that there is a relationship between social capital and constitution endurance, the amount of time […]

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2019 AASHE Sustainability Award Winners Announced

Dear W, We are excited to share the 2019 AASHE Sustainability Award winners! From more than 350 submissions, 11 winners were selected across four categories for their outstanding achievements and progress toward sustainability. Meet this year’s winners! Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Judy Walton is this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award Winner for her leadership in growing the higher […]

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September 2019 Events at the Birds of Vermont Museum

Dear librarians, local news-people, friends and neighbors, We invite you to attend, read, and share our September events. Hope to see some of you here soon! Kir Talmage, Outreach Coordinator Birds of Vermont Museum 900 Sherman Hollow Road • Huntington, Vermont 05462 USA (802) 434-2167 • museum@birdsofvermont.org • http://www.birdsofvermont.org September 2019 Events at the Birds of Vermont Museum in […]

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Screening September 18, 5:30 pm: Merata: How Mum Decolonized the Screen

As part of the month-long Maori Artist Residency, you and our students are invited to the screening of the New Zealand documentary Merata: How Mum Decolonized the Screen Wednesday, September 18 at 5:30 pm in the Alumni Auditorium Watch trailer here Followed by Q&A on Zoom with the Director, Hepi Meta, joining us from New Zealand. Also joining […]

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Ready for 100% upcoming events

September has arrived and things are popping up all over, one of them today. I’m writing with some near-term opportunities to move our transition to renewable energy along. We heard a lot of interest in test driving EVs when we were tabling for sustainable transportation at the Old North End Ramble last July. Three opportunities […]

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Volunteer Opportunities with the Intervale Center in September

Glean and Garden With Us! We believe that all Vermonters should have access to—and be able to afford and enjoy—fresh, locally-grown food. Intervale Gleaning and Food Rescue develops sustainable solutions to improve food access in Vermont. Utilizing primarily volunteer labor, the program gleans and rescues fresh food from Intervale farms during the growing season and […]

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