Category Archives: Events in the Broader Community

News for November from UVM Office of Sustainability

UVM Campus Sustainability Newsletter November 2019 As we approach the much-awaited Thanksgiving Break, many of us are thinking about the abundance of food that will grace our holiday tables. It’s hard to imagine that some members of our campus community are impacted by “food insecurity” but it is a reality. According to a survey by the […]

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Old North End Walk/Bike/Stormwater Study – NPA Meeting

Old North End Walk/Bike/Stormwater Study The City of Burlington and the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC), with assistance from Toole Design Group, are looking at options to improve connectivity for low-stress bicycling in the southwest section of the Old North End – one of Burlington’s densest, New American neighborhoods. The project will include conceptual […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – November 2019

Earth Care News November 2019 In this newsletter: VT Interfaith Power & Light’s Annual Conference a Success! 2019 Cool Congregations Challenge Ask Congressman Welch to Support the 100% Clean Energy Act of 2019 Climate Solutions Caucus – Statewide Forums Middlebury Conference – Down to Earth on Friday, Nov. 15 Vermont Youth Climate Congress – Nov. 17, 12:30 […]

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Weatherization & Home Heating Workshop in Waterbury -11/14

Is it finally time to weatherize your drafty house? Do you always feel cold at home in the winter? Are you tired of knowing your hard earned money is going out the window? Find answers at the Weatherization & Home Heating Workshop in Waterbury Thurs, Nov 14, 6:00 – 7:30 PM Steele Community Room, Waterbury Municipal Bldg […]

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Vermont Youth Climate Congress – 11/17

Register for the Vermont Youth Climate Congress By Matt Henchen on Oct 24, 2019 04:55 pm Let’s show them how it’s done! Sunday, November 17th at 12:30 PM Vermont State House 115 State Street, Montpelier WHAT: A civil, civic gathering of students that builds on some of Vermont’s greatest traditions to show lawmakers what climate […]

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City Market classes & events: Grain Free Baking, Southern Comfort, and Winter Farmers’ Market

Drop In: Healthy Halloween Snacks for Kids Thursday, October 31, 2019 – 9:30am to 11:30am Community Room, South End Store (map) Join us for a fun morning of making healthy Halloween-themed snacks! We will make pretzel & cheese broomsticks, clementine “pumpkins”, and fruit monster faces. This is a drop-in event, so no need to sign […]

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Apple Gleaning – Oct. 22

Glean Apples 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 packages […]

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City Market classes and events: Mindful Eating Workshop, Healthy Halloween Snacks for Kids, and Intro to Veggie Fermentation with Sobremesa

The Art and Science of Kombucha Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm City Market, Downtown Store (map) Start making kombucha at home! Kombucha is a fermentation of sweetened tea. In this class, we’ll learn how to make it and also discuss why fermented foods are so beneficial. Participants will take home a “scoby” […]

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Early October News from Shelburne Farms: Gathering for Education for Sustainability, Three Sisters Soup Recipe, and Our New Head Cheesemaker

Help Shelburne Farms meet the Steward Challenge! In May, the Stone Family generously offered to help meet this year’s fundraising goal by challenging 60 others to give at the Steward level of $1,000 or more. We need just nine more Stewards to meet their challenge by October 31. Each gift will be matched with $1,000! Please consider becoming […]

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